Tag Archives: Grocery

GMA, McKinsey & Company and Nielsen Release Customer and Management Channel Survey

According to the 2012 Customer and Management Channel Survey released at the GMA Executive Conference, consumer packaged goods companies winning in their categories are … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter to Feature Wines of Chile

Harris Teeter stores in the DC and VA markets will be conducting in-store tastings of Chilean wines Sept. 15-30th.  Featured items include Cono Sur … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Romaine Lettuce

Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of romaine lettuce because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Inspires Healthy Habits Through its “Healthy Kids Summit”

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC hosted a “Healthy Kids Summit” at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass., with help from local community experts … Continue reading

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Stemilt Celebrates Back to School with Bartlett pears, Lil Snappers

Stemilt Growers is celebrating Back to School month by adding a new item to its line of kid-sized apples and pears, Lil Snappers. Bartlett … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Approves Spin-Off of North American Grocery Business

Kraft Foods announced that its Board of Directors approved the spin-off of its North American grocery business and declared a pro rata distribution of … Continue reading

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Campbell Completes Acquisition of Bolthouse Farms

Campbell Soup Company announced it has completed the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity … Continue reading

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Loblaw Introduces Guiding Stars Program

Starting August 10, customers at Loblaws stores in Ontario will have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for groceries … Continue reading

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Rising Food Prices Survey

With the recent U.S. Agriculture Department forecast that food prices will rise throughout the next year due to widespread drought, many Americans report they are concerned … Continue reading

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The GMO debate

Retailers play an important role in educating consumers. GMOs are at the top of the list of what people want to know about. Some … Continue reading

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Producer Support of Beef Checkoff Remains High

Support for the beef checkoff remains high, despite weather and economic pressures facing the industry, according to a recent survey of U.S. beef and … Continue reading

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Consumers Plan to Indulge in the Back-to-School Shopping Season

The NPD Group, a leading market research company, released the results of its annual back-to-school study of consumers’ purchasing intentions for the 2012 season. … Continue reading

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Target Remodels 30 Stores to Expand Fresh Food Selection

Target announced that it has begun remodeling 30 general merchandise stores in the U.S. Upon completion of the construction in October 2012, the remodeled … Continue reading

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With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren’t Just for Groceries Anymore

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to Prepared Foods and … Continue reading

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Marketers Could Be Wasting Millions Trying to Reach Baby Boomers

According to a recent national study monitoring the attitudes of Baby Boomers, marketers may be making fatal flaws in their assumptions about this large … Continue reading

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Dr. Schar Opens Gluten-free Food Facility in US

Dr. Schar USA has opened a $15m gluten-free food manufacturing facility in the US. The new site marks the company’s first facility in the … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ed Beckman, Certified Greenhouse Farmers

Ed Beckman, the president of Certified Greenhouse Farmers talks to Grocery Headquarters about greenhouse-grown produce and why the industry needs a standard definition for … Continue reading

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Publix to Debut Online Deli Ordering

Publix Deli Online Easy Ordering, a test of online order placement of Publix Deli custom subs, wraps and sliced meats and cheeses, will launch … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers Partners With Guiding Stars and healthyAisles to Launch Nutrition Guidance Program for Independent Retailers

Unified Grocers, a wholesale grocery distributor in the western United States, has partnered with Guiding Starsand Vestcom’s healthyAisles to give shoppers of independent grocery … Continue reading

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Thirst-quenching opportunities

Consumers are demanding authenticity, ingredient accountability and meaningful innovation from better-for-you beverages. Continue reading

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Bringing Up Baby

Baby product manufacturers are trying to spur retail sales with innovative products and marketing programs. For the majority of retailers, there is no customer … Continue reading

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The Grand Centenarian

Chanatry’s Market marks 100 years of servicing the Utica, N.Y. market. Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Seasonal offerings along with other new and unique items are bringing extra sweetness to the candy aisle. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Center Store

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

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World Innovations and Food Connections at SIAL 2012

The 25th edition of SIAL, “The Global Food Marketplace” is scheduled for October 21-25, 2012 at the Paris-Nord Exhibition Center in Paris, France. The … Continue reading

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