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Single-Serve Frozen Desserts

Dallas-based Dean Foods adds a group of individually sized frozen dessert cups to its Friendly’s ( lineup. Inspired by consumers’ favorite classic desserts, Friendly’s Dessert

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Coborn’s scores big with ‘local’ and ‘better-for-you’ storewide, including in frozen. St. Cloud, Minn.-based Coborn’s became a Midwest powerhouse by basing its product selection, merchandising

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Publix Sales, Net, Comps All Rise

LAKELAND, Fla., Nov. 1, 2012—Publix’s sales for the third quarter of 2012 were $6.7 billion, a 4.4 percent increase from last year’s $6.4 billion. Comparable-store

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L.L. Bean Sells Lobsters

Okay, so we mean Linda Lorraine Bean, but that “other” L.L. Bean happened to be her grandfather. Here’s a look at some of Linda’s memories,

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Technology Speeds Gains in Logistics

New technology is driving significant new efficiencies at public refrigerated warehouses, enabling them to meet rapidly growing demands of food manufacturers and retailers. We discussed

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Frozen Sweet Goods

Frozen sweet goods (not including cheesecakes) were down 9.8% in dollars and 12.4% in units last year, according to supermarket data from SymphonyIRI Group, the

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