Items Tagged with 'fresh foods'


Cover Story: Private Label Deli

Expanding Our Deli Horizons

Retailers bring sophistication to private label offerings, making deli departments into a destination.

For an increasing range of food-savvy consumers, the days of approaching the supermarket deli with a mindset of simply “1 pound of sliced ham, 1 pound of sliced turkey, half-pound of sliced American cheese, 1 pound of potato salad” have started drifting into mere memory.

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Doug's Drift

Unified Vision

Back in March, Wendell Pierce – known for his acting roles on HBO’s Treme and The Wire – opened the first of several planned Sterling Farms grocery stores in his native New Orleans, a chain that will complement his Sterling Xpress convenience stores; both fall under the umbrella of Sterling Fresh Foods, LLC.

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Fresh And Easy Adds Lunch, Frozen Entrees

Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market added more than 45 new fresh lunch and frozen entrée products to its stores, the retailer announced.

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Fresh Foods In Spotlight For Supervalu Banners

Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan talked with analysts this week about the success the company’s flagship private label line has shown, then took time to discuss a major opportunity for the company’s remaining retail banners – fresh foods.

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Doug's Drift

Dancing Along the Private Label Spectrum

Implicitly, private label has always maintained a value proposition. But its reach has greatly diversified in recent years.

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7-Eleven Offers Samples Of Fresh Food In Select Markets

On Friday, 7-Eleven stores in Oregon and Washington will offer samples of the company’s private label foods and beverages, celebrating Fabulous Fresh Foods Friday.

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7-Eleven Eyes Healthy Food In Growth

Less than a month after its parent company announced plans to double private brand sales in the next three years, 7-Eleven officials told the New York Times that they planned to double their sales of fresh foods in North American outlets.

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Cover Story - Chain Drugstores

Prescription for Success

From expanding their presence into fresh to connecting consumers with their private brands via social media, chain drugstores have been up to quite a bit in the past year.

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On Target

Target Corp. is becoming a more active marketer of fresh foods. Analysts say the mass-merchandiser is headed in the right direction, but challenges to success remain.
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October 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products are seasonings, Greek yogurt dip, seaweed snack, mushrooms, candy, shredded cheese, chocolate, broth, ice cream bars, salad topper, and wine.


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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Private Label Buyer Magazine

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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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