Tag Archives: Grocery

No longer “just seen on TV”

As Seen on TV merchandise makes a move from the airwaves to supermarket store shelves. When it comes to bolstering general merchandise assortments, supermarket … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Promoting the printed page

Consumers continue to buy print magazines and supermarkets can put themselves in a strong position to sell them. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Supermarket Smorgasbord

With items made fresh, local produce and a 200-foot buffet, Shady Maple Farm Market is a feast for the senses. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Upfront

What’s next for Supervalu?

Will the chain recover from a financial tumble that pummeled its stock and prompted store closings? Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Upfront

Produce Suppliers and Retailers Expand Partnership during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to the fight against breast cancer, will return this October to more than 500 Harris Teeter, … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Receives National Awards for Sustainability Achievements

SUPERVALU recently received multiple national honors for its cutting-edge sustainability efforts. First, the company is featured in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2012 “Carbon … Continue reading

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Put your waders and gatekeeper’s hat on

Whenever a topic is paid a lot of interest there’s never a shortage of folks looking to poke holes in the merit it offers. … Continue reading

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RIF and Buddig Be A Reader Campaign Announce National Fall Book Tour

Since reading and good nutrition go hand-in-hand to support a lifelong love of learning, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Buddig Lunchmeats have teamed up … Continue reading

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African-Americans Still Vital and Growing in the U.S—Nielsen

As the largest racial minority group in the United States, the influence of African-Americans on the nation’s culture is pervasive‬. With a collective buying power … Continue reading

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FPL Food Uses DNA Traceability to Strengthen Food Safety Processes

FPL Food, LLC, a vertically integrated beef processor, based in Augusta, Ga., will add a new level of quality assurance and food safety to … Continue reading

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Ehrmann All Natural Bavarian Lowfat Yogurt Adds ShopRite Stores

Bavarian Goodness continues to build a stronghold along the East Coast as Ehrmann USA, LLC announced additional retail distribution of its All Natural Bavarian Lowfat … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Launches Disney-themed Cool Cuts Salads and Mini-Meals

Back-to-school lunches and snacks just got more fun—and nutritious—with the help of Ready Pac Foods’ new line of Disney-themed Ready Pac Cool Cuts salads … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, 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

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Dos Equis Invites Consumers to “Discover the Masquerade” this Halloween

This October, Dos Equis, is inviting adult consumers and retailers to take their celebrations to a more exotic and interesting level with Dos Equis … Continue reading

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CGA President Testifies in Opposition to Proposition 37

California Grocers Association President Ronald K. Fong testified before a California Legislature Joint Informational Hearing, telling legislators that a controversial initiative on the November … Continue reading

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The CIAA Annouces Food Retailers Selected for Trip to the Sial Trade Show

The Cheese Importers Association of America is thrilled to name the selected food retailers for its trip to the SIAL Trade Show in Paris, … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sales Heat Up

It’s been a hot summer, and what’s better to cool people off, but ice cream…and it appears that the market for ice cream in … Continue reading

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Shanley Farms Now Shipping Morro Bay Avocados

Shanley Farms is now shipping Morro Bay Avocados which are solely grown in San Luis Obispo County, the northernmost avocado growing region in California. … Continue reading

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Mango PLU Codes and Voluntary Recalls

Following the voluntary recall of certain varieties of mangos, the National Mango Board (NMB) is supporting the industry-wide response to ensure the safety and … Continue reading

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Failing grade

One New Jersey school district puts the kibosh on birthday cupcakes. Students returning to school across the country this week will learn that “A” … Continue reading

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Nielsen Perishables Group creates syndicated reports for all fresh departments

A total-store perspective is essential to understand and manage complementary and competitive fresh products, and to identify opportunities for growth and innovation. The Nielsen … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The Workers’ Comp perfect storm

What can grocers do to mitigate their risk? By David R. Leng Hang on to your wallets. Employers are already seeing the tip of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Columns

Fallout from the drought

As grocery prices rise, shoppers will need your help. This summer has been marked by excessive heat and scant rainfall in most of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Columns

Remodeling the Housewares Department

With the right mix and category focus, supermarkets can thrive in the many different housewares categories. Mass merchants continue to intrude on grocery’s bread … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Global Consumers’ Intent to Buy Food and Beverages Online Grows

According to a new study from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, global consumers’ intent … Continue reading

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