Crab and Corn Chowder

Publix Crab & Corn Chowder is a hearty chowder of crab meat, sweet corn and potatoes simmered in delicate cream, flavored with butter and a hint of bacon.

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Category Review: Soup

Soup Sales Show Lukewarm Growth

Category expected to regain sales as U.S. economy improves.

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Premium, All Natural Soups

Kettle Cuisine recently added four new soups to its lineup

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Cereal Weakness Hurts Ralcorp Earnings

St. Louis-based private label food maker Ralcorp Holdings Inc. said Wednesday that sales at its cereal products business fell 10 percent in the third quarter, leaving the company just shy of analysts’ expectations for the quarter.

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Gourmet Salad Blends

Freshway Foods announces a new gourmet salad line, The Culinary Garden.

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Soup sales not so hot

Soup sales declined in 2009 and 2010 after several years of moderate gains, and while the category should continue to grow from 2011 through 2015, which will depend upon countering consumers’ ambivalence about the health effects of packaged soups’ traditionally high sodium content.
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Refrigerated Spotlight

A Cold Sector Heats Up

New flavors and healthier varieties are adding to the allure of refrigerated soups. Here’s how retailers can best leverage the changing sector dynamics.
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Soup’s On

Newer flavors and wellness-oriented selections are helping to propel refrigerated soup revenues.
The market remains hot for refrigerated soups. The category—in which more than 90 percent of sales are generated by private-label products—had revenues of $120.8 million for the 52 weeks ending April 17, 2011, up 11.1 percent versus the year-earlier period, reports SymphonyIRI Group, a Chicago-based market research firm.
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November 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food product are bottles and hair care.


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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October 2014

The October 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes new perspectives on produce, as well as category insights on pasta, rice, and potatoes. Check it out today!

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