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Snow Monkey’s Non-Dairy Treat Gains Foothold in Ice Cream Planograms

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Snow Monkey, the protein-rich frozen treat that comes in pints, has  expanded distribution to Wegmans, Central Market and Nugget Market. Now in 130 stores domestically, the brand is riding the 49% annual growth (Nielsen Product Index) of non-dairy ice cream. Shoppers say protein content is a leading factor […]

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Flagship Earns ‘Perfect’ Score on Inspection

DENVER, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AIB International recently inspected Flagship Food Group’s Logistics Division in Indianapolis and presented the center with a score of 960 out of a possible 1000 points. The 600,000 square-foot facility, now 12 years old, earned an impressive perfect score in maintenance practices and overall cleanliness. Even more impressive is that they have reduced the typical […]

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Hillphoenix Installs First CO2 Ejector System at Sprout’s

Hillphoenix® Installs First CO2 Ejector System in North America At Sprouts Farmers Market® CONYERS, Ga., July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hillphoenix has installed the first CO2 Booster System with ejector technology in North America at Sprouts Farmers Market® in Woodstock, Georgia. The Arizona-based retailer is the first to adopt this state-of-the-art technology, and Hillphoenix is the […]

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Meijer Doing Home Delivery with Shipt

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Meijer and official home delivery partner Shipt announced today they will offer their increasingly popular store-to-door service beginning July 13 to nearly 2.5 million households throughout the Chicagoland suburbs and Rockford. The home delivery service launches as part of an expansion across six states that has so far […]

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WDS Opens DC Designed/Built by Tippmann

Western Distribution Services (WDS), Burien, Wash., along with Kidder Mathews (KM) of Seattle, Bridge Development Partners (BDP) of Chicago, and Tippmann Innovation (TI) of Fort Wayne, Ind., announce the ribbon cutting of an advanced, convertible refrigerated/freezer warehouse near Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport. The ceremony, held on June 23, 2017 at 1010 South 146th St. in Burien, […]

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Farmer’s Cow Debuts Blueberry Milk Limited Edition

June 22, 2017 (Lebanon, CT) – July marks the beginning of blueberry season in New England and The Farmer’s Cow is ready with new Limited Edition Blueberry Milk. This is the third flavor innovation in the popular series of The Farmer’s Cow premium flavored milk. Product quality, brand recognition, and strong customer loyalty drove success […]

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Grainful Adds New Investors

Ithaca, N.Y.-based Grainful has closed a $3.3 million strategic financing round with lead investments from Advantage, Capital, Rand Capital and the investment platform CircleUp. “We are committed to having the very best be part of the Grainful team – we will continue assembling great investors, teammates, supply chain partners, and retailers to bring oats to […]

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BJ’s Opening in S.C.

BJ’s Wholesale Club will open a new location in Summerville, S.C., on June 10. Dawn Albright is general manager. This is the first store in the state for BJ’s. It now has 215 clubs in 16 states. The new club features a BJ’s gas station. The Westborough, Mass.-based company plans a new club in Hanover Township, […]

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Consumers Would Eat More Chicken if Baked Available: Boston Market

Foodservice operator’s survey says 58% of consumers would eat more breaded chicken if it came in healthier varieties, such as baked rather than fried.  GOLDEN, Colo., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Delicious, healthy food plays a leading role in almost every summer activity, and today, Boston Market®, the rotisserie cooking and contemporary home style meal expert, invites its […]

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Nona Lim Raises $3 Million, Eyes Expansion

San Francisco, June 5th, 2017 – Nona Lim has raised $3 Million in seed round funding on a strong record of healthy innovations such as its new line of individual Heat & Sip Cups of soups and Asian style bone broths. Harbinger Ventures leads the round with additional funding from Echo Capital Group, Navama & Kouffman […]

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