Tag Archives: Grocery

ADC Announces 13th Annual ReFresh Conference

Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a provider of fresh item, recipe management and scales management software to the grocery retail and food service industries, announces … Continue reading

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Conservative Consumer Behaviors Will Remain Prevalent throughout 2014

After a year of sluggish economic growth in 2013, it is no surprise that consumers are beginning the new year with a conservative outlook. … Continue reading

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Big Y Donates 126,000 Pounds of Food

In a chain-wide effort to help the hungry within their local communities, Big Y’s 4th annual Sack Hunger/Care To Share Program brought 15,741 bags … Continue reading

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Need a Last Minute Gift? Grocery Gift Baskets to the Rescue

If you’re anything like me, the mall is generally the last place you want to be the week before Christmas. Crowded parking lots, long … Continue reading

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Tender Choice Promotion Gears Up for Football

With football season in full swing, consumers are being asked to put on their “Porkivore Game Face” to make great-tasting pork part of their … Continue reading

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NMB’s Annual Mango Industry Reception will Focus on Food Safety

The National Mango Board (NMB) will host their annual Mango Industry Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 5:30 to … Continue reading

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Tillamook Debuts New Look

Tillamook, the 104 year old farmer-owned co-op has begun a packaging design overhaul for their entire dairy products line. According to company officials, the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Grocers Association Holds 25th Best Bagger Contest

The Minnesota Grocers Association held its 25th annual statewide Best Bagger Contest on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Mall of America. The first … Continue reading

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Joshua Green Corp. Acquires Harry’s Fresh Foods

Joshua Green Corp., a Seattle-based investment company, announced its acquisition of Harris Soup Company through its food-focused subsidiary, JGC Foods. Harris Soup Company, doing … Continue reading

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Survey: More Consumers Would Shop Online if Faster

Survey results showed that 44% of consumers would shop online more if it were faster to make a purchase, while nearly three-quarters (72%) agree … Continue reading

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Mobile Recipe Planner Helps Vegetable Shoppers Decide What’s For Dinner

Allens has launched a new, consumer-friendly mobile recipe planning tool geared toward meeting the needs of on-the-go families. New content, search options, recipes and … Continue reading

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Keynote Session and Speakers Added to GS1 Connect 2013 Conference

A new General Session keynote panel titled Held to Higher Standards: Doing Business in a Digital World has been added to GS1 Connect 2013, … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Timothy LeBel, Mars

Timothy LeBel, vice president of sales—grocery/value/military for Mars Chocolate North America, discusses the overall state of the candy category. What is the state of … Continue reading

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“Dirty Dozen” List Coverage Declines to Negligible Levels

Science-based information and the clear and concise food safety statements from the Obama Administration resulted in a significant decrease in media coverage of this … 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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United Fresh to Honor Lisa McNeece at 2013 Reception

Lisa McNeece, vice president, Foodservice and Industrial Sales, of Grimmway Enterprises, will be the guest speaker at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Reception … Continue reading

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Chez Marie Unveils Hearty Hemp Seed Veggie Patties

Chez Marie unveiled its Hearty Hemp Seed veggie patty at Natural Products Expo West 2013. Unlike some “cardboard-like” vegetarian patties with ingredients that are … Continue reading

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The HBC top 50

Supermarkets keep fighting for market share with more and more retail formats in the HBC category. Continue reading

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Meijer Expands Made in Michigan Initiative Statewide

Meijer has expanded its program that supports Michigan small businesses to feature 55 new Michigan-made grocery products in all its stores statewide, Meijer Co-Chairman … Continue reading

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The Evolving Landscape of the U.S. Fresh Foods Market

Even as inflationary pressures nag at consumers wallets, fresh foods remain a healthy part of the American diet. In fact, consumers in the U.S. … Continue reading

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KIND Spices Up Award Winning Line of Snack Bars with the Addition of Two New Flavors

KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND) is kicking it up a notch (make that two notches, to be exact) with the unveil of its two newest flavors: … 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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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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Brookshire’s Showcases Remodel

The Brookshire Grocery Company recently celebrated the remodel of a Shreveport, La., Brookshire’s store that combines the unique elements of an upscale health food … Continue reading

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Emerging Healthy, Low-Fat Granola Brand Bulumu Expands Distribution Through UNFI Partnership

Bulumu Granola, producer of low-fat granola cereals, will partner with United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), the independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty … Continue reading

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