FMI and NAMI release their annual consumer trends analysis of the food retail meat department

FMI and NAMI release their annual consumer trends analysis of the food retail meat department   DALLAS, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — After years of increasing prices in a volume-challenged marketplace, deflation is profoundly changing the meat purchase yet again. The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) today (February […]

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METRO announces new initiatives Responsible Procurement Framework and Supplier Code of Conduct

Montréal, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, METRO announced the adoption of its Responsible Procurement Framework and Supplier Code of Conduct for responsible procurement. These new initiatives will enable METRO to provide its customers with the responsible products they are looking for and to communicate its expectations and requirements to their suppliers to better meet […]

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Smart & Final ranked #5 in Food & Drug Stores category at FORTUNE’s 2017 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies”

COMMERCE, Calif., 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, was named to FORTUNE’s 2017 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Fortune’s annual list includes the world’s most respected and reputable companies across 51 industries, as ranked by executives, directors and analysts in those […]

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Carrefour announces four new food quality initiatives

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has been a pioneer in food quality for 25 years and is continuing its work with four new initiatives. A programme to accelerate the adoption of organic farming practices, working alongside producers: as the leading general distributor of organic products in France, Carrefour is introducing a programme that […]

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X5 Retail Group to expand the geographic reach of its ‘Basket of Kindness’ programme to provide food aid to people in need

Moscow, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces that in 2016, around 20,000 of its customers donated more than 27.5 tons of food to people in need as part of the ‘Basket of Kindness’ programme, which is organised jointly […]

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Tesco: organic food sales increased by 15 per cent in 2016

Tesco: organic food sales increased by 15 per cent in 2016   Organic foods in Britain are experiencing the strongest growth in customer demand for over a decade. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — While fruit and vegetables continue to be the most popular choice for shoppers, over the last 12 months the […]

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Al Meera supported various competitions and events held during Qatar’s 6th National Sport Day

Al Meera supported various competitions and events held during Qatar’s 6th National Sport Day   QATAR, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stemming from its belief that a healthy mind lies in a healthy body, as well as from its keenness on spreading the culture of sports among the various segments of society, Al Meera Consumer […]

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Asda stores launches a new affordable sparkling wine Progrigio — a mix of Prosecco and Pinot Grigio

Asda stores launches a new affordable sparkling wine Progrigio — a mix of Prosecco and Pinot Grigio   Supermarket launches ‘Progrigio’ – a mix of Prosecco and Pinot Grigio – in wake of Prosecco price hikes LEEDS, England, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new ‘pro’ wine is set to take the supermarket aisles by […]

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$15,824 and 6,459 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central New York from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign

$15,824 and 6,459 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central New York from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign   Schenectady, NY, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Bank of Central New York received the proceeds from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign, which included […]

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New Hampshire Food Bank received $2,303 and 3,289 pounds of food from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign

CAPTION: Front row (L-R): Marie Walker, Ashlynn Moerloos, Marguerite Malloy, Lori Mangan, Renée Perrault, Lisa Smith Dean, Kim Case, Jon Singleton, Landis Donaghy, Stephan DeBuc; middle row (L-R): Michael Salinas, Meghan Kacmarcik, Connie Miville, Mystyna Yackel Shappy, Helen Costello, Tyson Derby, Bruce Wilson; and back row (L-R): Autumn LannonGoodwin, Debra Learnard, Nick Lamy, Jayson McCarter, […]

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Price Chopper and Market 32’s annual giving program raised $8,100 and 4,058 pounds of food for The Vermont Foodbank

CAPTION: Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers (from left to right) Jenny Brittenham-Jones, Sara Whitehair, Cassie Lindsay, Glennis Drew, Jason Maring, Renee Kievit-Kylar, Hanna Snyder, Doug Kievit-Kylar, Julie-Ann Graves, and John Sayles show their appreciation for Price Chopper/Market 32’s Check Out Hunger campaign.   Schenectady, NY, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Vermont Foodbank received the […]

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PENNY schreibt Enthüllungsgeschichte fort – die Bananen-Banderole kommt

PENNY schreibt Enthüllungsgeschichte fort – die Bananen-Banderole kommt   Ab März sukzessiver Abschied von Plastikverpackung in 2.150 Filialen in ganz Deutschland Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PENNY schlägt nach dem Ende der Plastiktüte ein weiteres Kapitel seiner „Enthüllungsgeschichten“ auf: Ab Ende März startet der Discounter damit, sukzessive nur noch Bananen zu verkaufen, […]

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Vancouver International Airport partners with Paradies Lagardère to bring four new stores to YVR

Richmond, B.C., 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 16, 2017), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the grand opening of four retail stores in the domestic post-security terminal: Lolë, Brooks Brothers, Coastal News and Sea to Sky Marketplace. “YVR is always looking to provide exceptional customer experiences and a big part of that is offering […]

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Paradies Lagardère brings PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Queens, New York, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – home to more than 20 million annual passengers –  announced today (February 15, 2017) the opening of three new offerings for travelers – PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections – in one expansive, elegant walk through retail […]

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SSP opens new Starbucks store at Gatwick South Terminal

Starbucks. South Terminal. Gatwick Airport, Photo: Zute Lightfoot   London, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP has opened a new Starbucks store at Gatwick South Terminal. The new store will serve the full range of Starbucks coffees, made with high-quality, ethically-sourced Arabica beans. The new coffee shop will also offer a menu designed to meet […]

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Starbucks named third most admired company in the world according to Fortune magazine

Starbucks named third most admired company in the world according to Fortune magazine   Seattle, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks has been named the third most admired company in the world, according to Fortune magazine’s latest research, and is the number one company worldwide in the food service industry. This is the company’s highest […]

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Starbucks launches limited-edition collection of Lilly Pulitzer S’well bottles

Starbucks launches limited-edition collection of Lilly Pulitzer S’well bottles   Seattle, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A little bit of sunshine can be hard to find this time of year. But starting today (February 15), Starbucks customers can get their own splash of the tropics with a limited-edition collection of S’well bottles, designed by […]

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Saputo Inc. recalls certain Gouda cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Saputo Inc. recalls certain Gouda cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes   Montreal, Canada, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it […]

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Albert Heijn breidt assortiment scharrel- en biologische kip uit

Albert Heijn breidt assortiment scharrel- en biologische kip uit   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sinds kort is er in 275 winkels nog meer keuze in het schap met scharrel- en biologische kip. Naast het basisassortiment worden nieuwe ‘gemaksproducten’ geïntroduceerd zoals gemarineerde scharrelkipfilet, scharrelkip-ovenschotels, schnitzels en burgers. Albert Heijn verkoopt het meeste scharrel- […]

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Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need

Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need   ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 5,000 Chick-fil-A® restaurant franchise owners, home office employees and their spouses packed a record-breaking one million meals for food-insecure children while gathered at the company’s annual conference in […]

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Feed the Truth: A new independent organization to improve public health guidance and information offered to Americans

With a pledge of $25 million, Daniel Lubetzky seeks to offset self-serving industry agendas at the expense of public good Lubetzky will remove himself and his company completely from its operation to ensure transparency and eliminate bias NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Daniel Lubetzky, the Founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks […]

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FMI and GMA initiate new standard wording on packaging to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a new industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels, grocery manufacturers and retailers have joined together to adopt standard wording on packaging about the quality and safety of products. Currently, more than 10 different date labels on packages – such as Sell By, […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins celebrate 20,000th location globally

Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins celebrate 20,000th location globally   CANTON, Mass, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — This past December marked an exciting milestone in the history Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, having opened its 20,000th location globally. It would have been hard to imagine when the brands were first founded in […]

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McDonald’s USA announces limited-edition straw designed by a team of aerospace and robotic engineers for Shamrock Season

OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s USA today (Feb 15, 2017) changed the world (of shake-drinking) with a limited-edition straw designed by a team of aerospace and robotic engineers. The Chocolate Shamrock Shake, one of four new seasonal McCafé beverages, has dual layers of delicious chocolate shake below Shamrock Shake. The […]

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BJ’s Restaurants to deliver a special “thank you” lunch to honor first responders on National Random Acts of Kindness Day

BJ’s team members nationwide are giving back to their communities by delivering meals to 188 local fire and police stations as part of their Buy A Hero A Beer℠ program HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced that team members from its 188 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations nationwide […]

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SSP Group opens new Hausmann’s restaurant at Dusseldorf airport

SSP Group opens new Hausmann’s restaurant at Dusseldorf airport   LONDON, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has opened a new Hausmann’s restaurant at Dusseldorf airport. The restaurant, situated at Gate A, has been created by Patrick Rüther and star chef […]

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Taco Bell adds Wedding Package to the menu at its Cantina Flagship in Las Vegas

Adds Wedding Ceremonies to the Menu and Hosts Contest for First Wedding at Taco Bell Cantina Flagship in Las Vegas Irvine, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wedding bells are ringing Taco Bell-style today, as the company announced it is celebrating love by giving fans the opportunity to get married at its Las Vegas Cantina […]

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Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada

Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada   Seattle, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 1975, the signature Starbucks® Espresso Roast has been at the heart of Starbucks® handcrafted espresso beverages, known for its intense, caramelly flavor. Starting today (February 15) customers in Canada can experience a new twist on classic beverages with Starbucks® Blonde® Espresso Roast […]

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Cousins Products LLC recalls certain Creole Tomato Dressing that may contain undeclared milk

Madisonville, LA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cousins Products LLC, Madisonville, LA, is voluntarily recalling 16oz Creole Tomato Dressing, Best by Date 05/18/17, because the product may contain undeclared milk.  People who are allergic to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. The product was distributed through […]

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Choice Farms LLC recalls stuffed mushrooms that contain cheese from a third party supplier that may be contaminated with Listeria

Choice Farms LLC recalls stuffed mushrooms that contain cheese from a third party supplier that may be contaminated with Listeria   CORAL GABLES, Fla., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Choice Farms LLC is initiating a very limited voluntary recall of stuffed mushrooms because the mushrooms may contain a cheese component which a third party supplier […]

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