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Pink Ribbon Produce Honors Retailer & Produce Partners

Pink Ribbon Produce, a breast cancer prevention and fundraising program lead by advertising agency AugustineIdeas, honored retail and produce partners for their donations and … Continue reading

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SCS Global Services Launches New Testing Arm

SCS Global Services (SCS) is expanding its laboratory capabilities and competitive pricing under its new testing arm, SCS Global Testing Services. SCS has provided … Continue reading

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Sunkist Growers Joins Forces with The Biggest Loser

This season, Sunkist is joining forces with NBC’s series The Biggest Loser. Through a promotional licensing agreement with NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products, the brand … Continue reading

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Research Shows Shoppers will Pay More for Omega-3 Enriched Chicken

Consumer research from the Nielsen Perishables Group and O&T Farms found that 79% of consumers polled are interested in chicken enriched with omega-3 fatty … Continue reading

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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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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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Minta Now Available at Kroger’s Taste of Tomorrow

Minta Beverages,maker of the naturally flavored mint soda announced that King Soopers chain of supermarkets (a subsidiary of The Kroger Co.) has agreed to … 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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A+ School Rewards Return To Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company has announced that customers can help earn money for their local schools when they grocery shop through Stop … 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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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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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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New Apple Varieties Get a Name

After years of development and consumer testing as NY1 and NY2, Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples … Continue reading

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Save Mart and NASCAR still on Track

Sponsoring a NASCAR race remains a good “fit” for Save Mart Supermarkets, as many of the products represented in their stores also sponsor professional … Continue reading

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Associated Grocer-Baton Rouge Selects Recall InfoLink

Associated Grocers, a regional retail operations support center for over 200 independent retail supermarkets, announced the deployment of Recall InfoLink’s best-in-class recall process management … 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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Season, Save and Grill with Beef and Weber

A promotion between the Beef Checkoff Program and Weber Sauces & Seasonings intends to help shoppers create a steakhouse steak in their own backyard … Continue reading

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Avocado Sales Grow by the Bagful

Retailers have an opportunity for potential increased sales and distribution of the bagged avocado segment, according to a recently published report by the Hass … Continue reading

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LifeIce Offer an Alternative to Traditional Frozen Treats

For the American public who is concerned about the nutritional content of food, LifeIce introduced bite-sized ices. According to company officials, they are something … 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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Food Retailers Unite to Emphasize Common Sense Nutrition Information

Grocery retailers met today with their members of Congress to continue building support for the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R. 1249), which addresses … Continue reading

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