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Roundy’s Dinner

In February, Grocery Headquarters announced its 2013 Independent Retailer of the Year: Roundy’s Supermarkets. In March, GHQ awarded the chain for its outstanding work … Continue reading

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No Sugar, No Problem

Several weeks ago, while getting my morning coffee, I was handed an informational flyer along with my cup of joe. When I sadly realized … Continue reading

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Kosher Customer Service

This weekend I drove up to New England to visit one of my closest girl friends. During our travels we ventured into a Shaw’s … Continue reading

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2013 Boston Seafood Show

This year’s 2013 International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America drew record crowds to the Boston waterfront. The convention was held March 10–12 … Continue reading

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Still Making it in America

I’ve been wondering lately, when exactly did the term “Made in America” become obsolete? Contrary to some opinions, it hasn’t. In fact, American made … Continue reading

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Jessica Kerstein from Lipman talks Tomatoes

Jessica Kerstein from Lipman talks about the importance of tomato flavor and year-round availability. Continue reading

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Like a Virgin?

A few years ago when visiting Italy I went to a wine and olive oil tasting at castle in Tuscany. Now I am not … Continue reading

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“Caution” is the Word

What’s the pulse of the housewares industry? After spending four days in blustery Chicago with just about everyone in the industry, the word that … Continue reading

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Frankly Fresh Discusses the Benefits of HPP

Dr. Ash Husain talks about how the company is using High Pressure Processing (HPP), to preserve product freshness, flavor, safety and increased shelf life, without artificial preservatives. Continue reading

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Price Chopper Calling

A few days ago the phone rang and imagine my surprise when my caller ID showed someone from Price Chopper was ringing me. Turns … Continue reading

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Happy Family Goes Greek with New Pouches for Babies and Toddlers

Happy Family, an organic food brand privately owned and operated by moms, has introduced a line of organic Greek yogurt, fruit and veggie combination … Continue reading

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Belle Foods in Hoover, Ala.

According to Grocery Headquarters Editor Richard Turcsik, it was the smell of slow-burning hickory that grabs shoppers’ attention when they walk through the doors … Continue reading

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Pick a finger!

JCPenney – or JCP as they now preferred to be called – recently sent me a $10.00 coupon for being a “valued customer.”  I … Continue reading

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Chobani SoHo Inspires Versatility

Just before Nemo took Manhattan, I was able to make good on an invitation to visit Chobani SoHo. The rain had yet to turn … Continue reading

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Hangin’ with Heineken

I recently had the privilege of attending the HEINEKEN USA (HUSA) National Distributor Conference (NDC). I had been to the event last year, so … Continue reading

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Guy’s leading guy?

Last week I met a friend for dinner in Times Square. Every New Yorker knows better, but it was a convenient location… and I … Continue reading

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Investing in food

If you’re wondering where the next crop of entrepreneurs, or in this case eater-preneurs, is being grown for the food industry, you might want … Continue reading

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Quick Thinkin’… in the Dark

Sometimes it is important to make chicken salad out of chicken….. That is what Kraft Foods pulled off during the Super Bowl, specifically when … Continue reading

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Mariano’s Fresh Market

Check out photos from Roundy’s Mariano’s Fresh Market, GHQ’s Independent Retailer of the Year. Continue reading

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A time and place for technology

Some of my colleagues have used this space to extol the virtues of technology and how consumers use it. They, as well as many … Continue reading

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Observations from FMI Mid-Winter

At the FMI Mid-Winter conference in Scottsdale. Some interesting observations. First, while much of the country struggles with way-below freezing temperatures you can’t beat … Continue reading

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Here comes the future – are you ready?

It’s no secret that for years the biggest trends impacting the grocery channel have typically originated in food service. If you were wondering what’s … Continue reading

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Tracey Altman gives GHQ the Wholly on Guacamole

Tracey Altman, the vice president of marketing for Fresherized Foods, the makers of Wholly Guacamole, talks about why  guacamole is so popular and what … Continue reading

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Cloudy 1984/2020 Vision

For our January cover story Grocery Headquarters asked a panel of industry experts for their views on what the supermarket industry will look like … Continue reading

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The Big Cheese of Service

Two weeks ago I found myself standing in the cheese section of the Mariano’s Fresh Food Market in Arlington Heights, Ill. We were in … Continue reading

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