Tag Archives: Grocery

Gourmet Trading Company is Now Importing Peruvian Blueberries

North American distributor of fresh asparagus, blueberries and blackberries, Gourmet Trading Company, announced it has received its first shipment of Peruvian Blueberries. Gourmet Trading … Continue reading

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Catch Holiday Customers with Wild Alaska Seafood

Just in time for the holidays, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has released the Seafood to Celebrate portfolio of retail promotional materials. To help retailers … Continue reading

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Chile Blueberry Season Begins

It is the beginning of the Gourmet Trading Company’s , announced the beginning of its Chile blueberry season today. As the company’s Argentina blueberry … Continue reading

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Market Street Announces Plans for New Store in Flower Mound

Market Street today announced it had finalized plans for the construction of its seventh location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, this one to be … Continue reading

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Association Perspective: Mark Deuschle, GMDC

GMDC’s vice president and chief marketing officer discusses taking the “general” out of general merchandise. Grocery Headquarters: How important is general merchandise in terms … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: Read All About It

Single-copy magazine sales have declined at supermarkets. Is it a temporary blip caused by the tough economy or the beginning of the end of … Continue reading

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Premium Private Label Groceries Trump Frugal Fatigue

Private label food and beverage dollar sales topped $98 billion in 2011 to account for 17.6% of total food and beverage retail sales, according … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Upgrades Packaging

Green Giant Fresh announces today the launch of their new consumer-friendly smart packaging design. Products that were previously sold in clamshells have been transitioned … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms is Helping People Lose

Grimmway Farms announced a partnership with Giraffe Interactive as the exclusive carrot supplier of The Biggest Loser consumer brand and plans an early November … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Names Meijer “Pear Retailer of the Year”

Pear Bureau Northwest has named Meijer as the 2012 Pear Retailer of the Year for its outstanding pear merchandising program. Meijer’s successful implementation of … Continue reading

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Study Finds Moms Make And Trust In-Person Recommendations More Than Social Media

Cracking the word-of-mom code is the Holy Grail for brands marketing to moms today.  But who’s more influential – the Facebook mom or the … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Is Still Going Gangbusters

The market for gluten-free foods and beverages has continued to grow even faster than anticipated, according to Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages in the U.S., … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Cheese Launches “Cheddar, Perfected” Marketing Campaign Nationally

Kraft Foods Group, Inc.  announced that it will roll out a new integrated marketing campaign this month for Cracker Barrel cheese, marking the first … Continue reading

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Kroger Outlines Growth Strategy

The Kroger Co. unveiled its long-term strategy for enhanced growth at its investor conference in New York.  Building on strong momentum from its proven … Continue reading

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Nielsen Holiday Forecast: Uptick in Key Food/Household Categories

According to Nielsen analyses, higher consumer confidence levels, increased impulse buying and consumer intent to spend more could all lead to an upside surprise … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Debuts Enhanced North Hoboken Store

Kings Food Markets announced the grand reopening of its North Hoboken location, the brand’s Fresh Ideas concept store. An upscale chain with 25 stores … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle Keeps Grocery Bills Down By Locking Up Low Prices

Multi-format food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. announced it will help families better manage their grocery budgets by locking low prices through the … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Receives Certification as a Women Business Enterprise

Mann Packing Company, one of North America’s leading suppliers of fresh vegetables and fresh-cut vegetables received certification as a Women Business Enterprise through the … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Details Plans for New Concept Store

Price Chopper Supermarkets unveiled plans to build a multi-faceted new concept store in Latham (NY) that will combine a variety of fresh, made-to-order food … Continue reading

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CPS Research Grants and PMA Food Safety Forums Serve Global Audience

The newly announced $1.8 million Center for Produce Safety (CPS) research grant awards combined with two other Produce Marketing Association (PMA) events offer significant … Continue reading

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Tyson Fresh Meats Simplifies Dinner and Party Time

Consumers looking for convenience and flavor now have an exciting new meal option in the meat case. Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., the beef and … Continue reading

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ShopRite Opens its New Supermarket in Slingerlands, NY

ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., which operates 31 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, recently held the grand opening of its new 65,000 sq. … Continue reading

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Seapak Shrimp & Seafood Co. will Host a “Shrimptacular” Online Celebration

SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. is celebrating National Seafood Month in a Shrimptacular way, with a nod to all things shrimp. Throughout October, SeaPak’s … Continue reading

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PMA and Western Growers Collaborate on Food Safety

Long-time allies Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Western Growers are now creating a collaboration that will initially focus the two organizations’ resources on fresh … Continue reading

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