Tag Archives: center store

In from the cold

Natural, organic and flavorful options are boosting consumer interest in the frozen category.  Consumers are more time-starved than ever, but even with less free … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Center Store

Future Forces: Rethinking collaboration

Food prices, the food movement and the loss of the center store shopper will have a negative impact on the industry unless all parties … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: An 8-step plan to refresh your store

From painting walls to introducing new décor and signage, here are some things that retailers can do right now to improve sales. By Norbert … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

Cargill Acquires Wipro’s Sunflower Vanaspati Brand

Cargill has signed an agreement with Wipro Ltd. to acquire its flagship brand Sunflower Vanaspati, being marketed in the hard fats category (Vanaspati). Sunflower … Continue reading

Posted in News

Making the Holidays Sweeter

In time for Valentine’s Day, Kane Candy is introducing new Chocolate Heart Cups. The chocolate cups are a quick and easy solution for at-home … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Lundberg Family Farms Debuts a New Design for its Rice Lines

Lundberg Family Farms unveils a new look for its organic and eco-farmed rice lines. The new design offers innovation and convenience with a flat-bottom, … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

V8 V-Fusion Offers Moms and Kids Juice Drink Boxes Packed with Fruits and Veggies

With the introduction of V8 V-Fusion juice drink boxes, Campbell Soup Company equips moms with another way to help their kids enjoy their vegetables. … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Hojiblanca’s Olive Oil Bottle Wins Worldstar Prize

The World Packaging Organization (WPO) awarded Hojiblanca extra virgin olive oil packaging with the Worldstar prize at the Worldstar packaging contest in 2011. The … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Talking Shop with Tim Hassett, Campbell Soup Co

The senior vp, North America sales, for Campbell Soup Co. outlines the company’s strategy to help rejuvenate the center store. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Future Forces: The Amazon effect

Center store profits could be at risk as consumers do more of their research and buying online. By Patrick Kiernan As our industry continues … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: Time to rethink center store

Grocers have done a great job attracting shoppers to the perimeter departments. Now they need to apply that expertise to the center store. By … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Columns