Category Archives: Q & As

One-on-one with PMA’s Cathy Burns

With another PMA Fresh Summit behind the industry, PMA President Cathy Burns reflects on the Anaheim, Calif. event, and discusses some of the key innovations … Continue reading

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Garry Green Discusses How Sulfur Dioxide Additives Affect Dried Fruit

Garry Green, the president and chief executive officer of Seawind Foods, reveals the effects of utilizing sulfur dioxide when producing dehydrated fruits. Continue reading

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How Grocers can become a Gift-shopping Destination

Nik Khotekar, director of business development and entrepreneurship at Prism Skylabs, shares with Grocery Headquarters his advice for grocers who want to boost food and … Continue reading

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Douglas McLeod from Serco Company, Talks About How Retailers Can Keep Employees Safe

Douglas McLeod, Director of Lift Products at Serco Company Tells Grocery Headquarters how retailers can keep employees and budgets safe. There is a growing … Continue reading

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D’Artagnan Discusses Satisfiying Consumers Refined Palates

Ariane Daguin, founder of D’Artagnan tells Grocery Headquarters how retailers can continue to meet the refining palates of consumers. The sustainability movement continues to show staying … Continue reading

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Mary Jo Cook Explains the Benefits of Fair Trade

Mary Jo Cook, chief impact officer of Fair Trade USA, talks to Grocery Headquarters about the growing impact of Fair Trade. Continue reading

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A New Look for Nellie’s Nest

Pete & Gerry’s recently updated its packaging for its Nellie’s Nest Cage Free line of fresh eggs. David Rachlin, executive vice president, marketing and business development, tells us why. Continue reading

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Oldways Celebrates 20 Years of the Med Diet

This May is International Mediterranean Diet month, and this year is the 20th anniversary of Oldways’ Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. 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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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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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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Fresh Item Management

The media’s attention to LFTB has raised the issue of fresh food safety and its role in consumer transparency. Continue reading

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Q&A with Rebecca MacKay, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Rebecca MacKay, vice president, strategy, insights and planning, for the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy talks to Grocery Headquarters about its recent research into … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ed Beckman, Certified Greenhouse Farmers

Ed Beckman, the president of Certified Greenhouse Farmers talks to Grocery Headquarters about greenhouse-grown produce and why the industry needs a standard definition for … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jeff Manning, Cherry Marketing Institute

Jeff Manning with the Cherry Marketing Institute has been fortunate to have worked on a very wide range of category programs, from beef and … Continue reading

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Q&A with Larry Andrews, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Larry Andrews, retail marketing director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), tells GHQ what retailers can expect in the coming year in the seafood industry … Continue reading

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Q&A with Bill Monroe, CEO of Pompeian Olive Oil

Bill Monroe, CEO of Pompeian Olive Oil, tells Grocery Headquarters how Pompeian continues to grow the olive oil category. What is the biggest obstacle … Continue reading

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Q&A with Produce Growers on Supporting Consumers New Year’s Resolutions

With the new year upon us, people are re-committing to eating healthy and getting in shape. Retailers can help shoppers stick to their goals … Continue reading

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Q&A with Joe Cornelius, Georgia Blueberry Commission

Joe Cornelius, chairman for the Georgia Blueberry Commission, based in Whitecross, Ga., talks about the direction of the blueberry industry. What is going on … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jim Ethridge, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Jim Ethridge, executive director of channel marketing for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, which manages retail-marketing programs for the Beef Checkoff, talks to Grocery Headquarters about … Continue reading

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