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United Launches 2013 Produce Industry Compensation Survey

The United Fresh Foundation, through its Center for Leadership Excellence, has launched its 2013 compensation survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected … Continue reading

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Oceana Study Uncovers Widespread Seafood Fraud Nationwide

Oceana, an international advocacy group working solely to protect the world’s oceans, uncovered widespread seafood fraud across the United States, according to a new … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations to help select an honoree to speak at the annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce, Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Tasteful Selections Announces Winners of the Simply Amazing Sweepstakes

Tasteful Selections baby specialty potatoes is pleased to announce Michael Cuchinelli of Cankton, La. as the winner of the $2,500 cash grand prize in … Continue reading

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FirstFruits Marketing to launch Take a Bite Out of Hunger 2013

FirstFruits Marketing is launching its third-annual Take a Bite Out of Hunger program at select retailers. FirstFruits Marketing created Take a Bite Out of … Continue reading

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Performance Marketing Brands Expands into Grocery Retail Market

Performance Marketing Brands, the operator of the world’s most rewarding shopping programs, announced the acquisition of Pushpins. Pushpins is a free iOS application that offers … Continue reading

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WMMB Launches 4th Annual Macaroni & Cheese Blog

How many possible Macaroni & Cheese variations are there? The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) is determined to find out. For the fourth year … Continue reading

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KIKU Apple Pouch Bags Now Available

CMI is partnering with retailers to take apple sales to the next level with its high-graphic KIKU shippers. Available in both a five-box euro … Continue reading

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New Organic Options from Cascadian Farm

Cascadian Farm has introduced 4 new products and flavors in their line of Organic Granola Cereal and Organic Crunchy Granola Bars. The first flavor … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Starts New Price Freeze Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its 10th round of price freezes, effective in all 163 store locations. More than 2,000 products have been … Continue reading

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Pinned with Love

Santa came early for me this year. Last week I purchased a KitchenAid Stand Mixer. The KitchenAid 5-Quart Tilt-Head Artisan Series in Buttercup Yellow, … Continue reading

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Stockholders Approve Sale of Dole’s Worldwide Packaged Foods and Asia Fresh Businesses

Dole Food Company, Inc. announced that it has moved much closer to completing the sale of its worldwide packaged foods and Asia fresh businesses … Continue reading

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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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Frieda Caplan To Be Honored with United Fresh Lifetime Achievement Award

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Frieda Rapoport Caplan with its Lifetime Achievement Award during its 2013 Winter Leadership Meetings this January in … Continue reading

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Navitas Naturals Offers Retailers Free Point of Purchae Displays

Navitas Naturals is pleased to introduce the Navitas Cardboard POP Display, an attractive new presentation tool for superfoods that is being provided free to … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Adds Mexican Hothouse Program

Baloian Farms added a Mexican hot house program in November of 2012 with availability through May of 2013. A new partnership with Cueto Produce … Continue reading

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Package Containers, Inc. Donates 25,000 Box Tops for Education to Chicago Suburban Middle School

When Mary Pytko’s name was read over the convention center sound system at the 2011 PMA Fresh Summit Trade Show as the winner of … 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

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Columns

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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Fresh Blueberries from Chile Projected to Set New Record

Export of fresh Blueberries from Chile is projected to continue the upward momentum this 2012-13 season, forecasted to rise by 21% over the prior … Continue reading

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Tyson Deli Management Aims High

Tyson Foods, Inc. is pleased to report that the senior members of the Tyson Deli team have earned the highest category management certification. These … 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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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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