The Lollipop Tree Expands its Manufacturing Capabilities

The Lollipop Tree, Portsmouth, N.H., said it has expanded the manufacturing capabilities for its specialty baking mix offerings. The company, which offers customizable recipes for private label and branded baking mixes, condiments and
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Aiya America Launches Private Label Program

Aiya America, a Beverly Hills, Calif.-based division of Aiya Co. Ltd., Nishio, Japan, announced the launch of a private label program that includes a number of high-quality-grade organic Japanese teas
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PL Buyer's eReport June 10, 2008

Top StoryU.S. Private Label Growth Misleading A new report from The Nielsen Co. says higher unit prices, not volume, are behind the rapid growth of U.S. private label sales. Although
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Publix Acquires Florida Albertson's Stores

Publix Super Markets Inc., Lakeland, Fla., announced that it entered into an agreement to purchase 49 Florida stores from Albertson’s LLC. The transaction is expected to close in September and
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Consumers Express Food Safety Concerns

More than half of American consumers (57 percent) responding to a recent survey admitted they have actually stopped eating a particular food - temporarily or permanently - because of a recent
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Silgan Containers Receives Spirit of Excellence Award

Silgan Containers Corp., Woodland Hills, Calif., announced that it received the Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn. Silgan, which supplies a wide variety of metal and
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Safeway, Warner Bros. Partner for Healthful Kids Line

Safeway Inc., Pleasanton, Calif., announced a partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Burbank, Calif., to create a better-for-you line of food products for children. Through a licensing agreement with Safeway,
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PL Buyer's eReport June 3, 2008

Top StoryDairy Labeling Debate ContinuesLegislation in various states threatens to complicate matters when it comes to the labeling of dairy products free of artificial growth hormones.   During the past
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Nielsen Launches Analysis Tool for Retailers

The Nielsen Co., New York, announced the launch of a Web-based analysis tool - Nielsen Answers Retail Edition - that “delivers a collection of powerful applications in a business-process-oriented framework.”
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Meijer launches private label phones/cards

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meijer announced its partnership with Austin, Texas-based Fusion Mobile to provide customers with Meijer brand prepaid wireless phones and phone cards. According to Meijer, the prepaid plans
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November 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products are Flours, crepes, lollipops, several candy items, pancakes, dip, fish, raisins, pizza, almond milk, peanut butter, and a breakfast bowl.


Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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