Category Archives: Industry News and Headlines

MOM’s Organic Market Launches Sales of Insects

Family owned and operated MOM’s Organic Market has introduced a wide selection of sustainable insect proteins to its Ivy City, DC location. The retailer’s interest in entomophagy was spurred by a trip to Mexico’s La Merced Market. There, MOM’s VP of Produce & … Continue reading

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Ben & Jerry’s® Unveils Three New Products with Everything…but the Cow!

Attention, frozen dessert fans unable – or choosing not to – consume dairy; your long wait is over! Now is the time to raise spoons in celebration of an all-new, Non-Dairy line up from Ben & Jerry’s. At last fans … Continue reading

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A First Lady Forges a Local Food Legacy

Originally published in Smart Brief

Former First Lady Michelle Obama emerged as a leader in the local produce movement during the past eight years as part of her efforts to fight childhood obesity, and the mission is likely to remain an … Continue reading

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Grocers Must Engage Multicultural Shoppers at Perimeter According to Niesen

Originally published in Progressive Grocer
Segment represents $2.2B opportunity for retailers
A new comprehensive report from Nielsen provides strategic insights for retailers seeking to leverage new growth opportunities across the perimeter, over the next several decades, by engaging multicultural consumers, the fastest-growing … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Tourism Authority Launches Free Gastro-Tours

Buenos Aires is this year’s Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture. As a result, the Tourism Authority (ENTUR) is organizing free monthly visits to discover the secrets and highlights of Buenos Aires’ unique an ever-evolving culinary art scene.
The city of Buenos Aires is enjoying a special … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Accepting Applications for Grants to Reduce Underage and Dangerous Drinking

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is now accepting applications from schools, community organizations, municipalities, law enforcement organizations, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and for-profit institutions for two-year grants aimed at reducing underage and dangerous drinking.
Grants are intended to … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Offers Four $20,000 Scholarships Application

Goya Foods, America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, will offer a $20,000 nationwide Culinary Arts Scholarship granted annually to four students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or a food sciences area of study.
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My Mix Grab n’ Go brand Chocolate Pretzel Hearts Recalled due to Salmonella

Overwaitea Food Group is recalling My Mix Grab n’ Go brand Chocolate Pretzel Hearts from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
The following product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
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