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Inline Plastics Increases its Manufacturing Capabilities

Inline Plastics Corp. announces the addition of three new thermoforming lines, plus the expansion of its facilities, in response to the continued growth of … Continue reading

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NACS Recognizes 2013 Scholarship Winners

NACS scholarship winners were recognized during a reception in their honor on Monday, October 14, at the NACS Show. The NACS Scholarship Program, created … Continue reading

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Mandatory Packing Date Announced for Vidalia Onions in 2014

The year 2014 signals a new beginning for the Georgia-grown Vidalia sweet onion, the state’s official vegetable. With the support of Commissioner of Agriculture … Continue reading

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Limoneira Acquires 760 Acres of Agriculture Property

Limoneira Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 760 acres of agricultural property in the town of Porterville in Tulare county, … Continue reading

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Marvel and Crunch Pak Team up for Healthy Snacking

Marvel Entertainment and Crunch Pak are launching a new assortment of products featuring Marvel Super Heroes.  Coming in 2014, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Marvel’s … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month C.H. Robinson continues to support breast cancer awareness efforts and promote a sweet way to stay healthy through … Continue reading

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USApple Asks: What Kind of Apple Are You?

If you were an apple, what type of apple would you be? As National Apple Month begins, the U.S. Apple Association is launching AppletizeMe … Continue reading

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Minnesota Grocery Stores are Helping End Hunger

The Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) is encouraging consumers statewide to check hunger off their lists by shopping at participating retailers during the October “Minnesota’s … Continue reading

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NatureSweet Tomatoes Sports Pink Packaging

NatureSweet Tomatoes is showing its support for Breast Cancer Awareness by donating $100,000 to Susan G. Komen and featuring limited edition pink packaging throughout … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods Scores with “Hungry for Football”

Actress, mom and self-proclaimed “crazy football momma,” Holly Robinson Peete is teaming up with ConAgra Foods to launch HungryForFootball.com, giving fans access to everything … Continue reading

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Fortun Adds a Finishing Touch to Soup

Kevin Fortun, the founder of the former Stockpot Soups, announces the launch of Fortun’s Finishing Touch Soups, a new collection of gourmet ready-to-serve soups … Continue reading

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On Point: The urge to merge

Is industry consolidation seeing another revival? The grocery business may be in the early stages of a new wave of mergers and acquisitions like … Continue reading

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Demographic diversity

The face of the American consumer is changing. Can supermarket retailers, and their suppliers, change with it? Their overall business model may depend on it. Continue reading

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Food Forum: The mobile lifestyle

New technologies will allow retailers to satisfy shoppers’ appetite for apps—inside the store and beyond. By Giovanni DeMeo At any time there are nearly … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited is “Growing” Awareness

September is GROW Month for Organics Unlimited. Retailers carrying GROW label bananas by Organics Unlimited are supporting the non-profit brand by increasing consumer awareness … Continue reading

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PMA Announces New FSMA Webinars

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is releasing new resources to help the global fresh produce industry understand the U.S. government’s latest proposed rules to implement … Continue reading

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Study Shows Supermarkets are Competing with Nearby Restaurants

The biggest challenge for many supermarket food operators isn’t coming from their own stores’ center aisles or the prepared food departments at competing markets, … Continue reading

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The Fresh Grocer to Join Wakefern Cooperative

The Fresh Grocer has announced that it will be joining Wakefern Food Corp. as its 50th cooperative member.  The Fresh Grocer, owned and operated … Continue reading

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Atalanta Corporation Acquires H&J Trading Company

The Atalanta Corporation, a leading importer of food products from around the world, is pleased to announce the acquisition of H&J Trading Company including … Continue reading

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My Confession

Dear Grocery Retailers, Please forgive me, I have been unfaithful. For years, I have always turned to your supermarkets for my produce. I selected … Continue reading

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Getting warmer

CSCAMEX a developer of temperature-controlled merchandisers for the retail industry, is announcing the introduction of the T-01 Warm Tortilla Merchandiser. “Over the past three … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food!

I walk a half-mile from my house in suburban New Jersey to the train each morning and then three blocks from Penn Station to … Continue reading

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Sara Lee Brings Angus Roast Beef to the Deli

Sara Lee Premium Meats recently updated its product offerings by introducing Sara Lee Angus Roast Beef. Available in Angus Rare and Medium Roast Beef, … Continue reading

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FMI Annouces Store Manager Award Finalists

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today FMI’s 14th annual Store Manager Awards’ finalists. FMI will select four grand prize winners among the 10 … Continue reading

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Oceana Study Uncovers Widespread Seafood Fraud Nationwide

Oceana, an international advocacy group working solely to protect the world’s oceans, uncovered widespread seafood fraud across the United States, according to a new … Continue reading

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