Roseanne Harper

Retailers Run With National Donut Day
ERLANGER, Ky. — Remke biggs Markets here is running an attention-getting three-day special on a six-pack of glazed doughnuts marking National Donut Day tomorrow.
Dietitians Cite Important Consumer Data Presented at Meeting
PHOENIX — Supermarket dietitians who attended the annual Shopping for Health meeting here last month told SN they were particularly interested in data offered that showed consumers’ attitudes toward health and “healthy.”
Retailers Raise the Curtain on Prepared Food Theater 
Grilling outside and in, firing up wood-burning ovens, featuring carving stations, and taking down kitchen walls — these tactics are working well for supermarkets’ prepared food departments.
McCaffrey’s Features BrightFarms Tomatoes
LANGHORNE, Pa. — McCaffrey’s promoted BrightFarms' grape tomatoes and tomatoes on the vine on a lead-in display table over Memorial Day weekend, and sales were good, officials said.
Weis’ Foodservice Heats Up, Maintaining Steady Growth 1
SUNBURY, Pa. — Keeping comfort food as its hallmark, Weis Markets recently has pushed the development of its foodservice program to new heights.
Gallery: Weis Markets Ramps Up Foodservice
Weis Markets, Sunbury, Pa., has made big changes in its prepared food programs.
Cheese Plus: Adding Value Spurs Sales 
Whether it’s pairing cheese with wine or apricots, or cutting smaller wedges of Beemster to lessen sticker shock, supermarket retailers are adding value to the cheese case.
Weis’ Mystery Tours Help Children Make Good Food Choices
Weis Markets dietitians developed a program that teaches youngsters about eating healthier, even as they’re absorbed in solving a “mystery.”
Retailer Makes Hanging Baskets Destination, Grows Sales
MANCHESTER, Conn. — Highland Park Markets’ floral department has made its signature hanging baskets a destination, a major factor in growing spring sales, officials said
Retailer’s Nutritionist Spurs Kids to Create, Sell Salads
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Kowalski’s Markets’ nutritionist Sue Moores has launched a non-profit program, Roots for the Home Team, that has urban teenagers selling salads, made from their own recipes, at Minnesota Twins’ home games.
Murray's Cheese-Kroger Link-up Hits West Coast 1
NEW YORK – Murray’s Cheese, continuing to expand its store-within-a-store arrangement with Cincinnati-based Kroger Co., will hit California soon with Murray’s Cheese Shops in Ralph’s Grocery Co., a Kroger subsidiary.
Geissler’s IGA Celebrates Anniversary With Cake 
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. — Geissler’s IGA Supermarkets celebrated its 90th anniversary through the month of April with cake-cutting celebrations at each of its seven stores.
Independents Carefully Mold Scratch Bakers  2
Supermarket retailers agree that scratch baking requires careful, time-consuming training — and they also say it’s well worth it.
Ag Groups Affirm Support for Senate Immigration Reform Bill 
WASHINGTON — United Fresh, along with agricultural organizations, held a press conference here on Wednesday to underscore their support of proposed immigration-reform legislation passed by the Senate earlier in the day.
Riesbeck’s Breaks Previous Record With Paczki Sales 
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — Riesbeck’s Food Markets, having continued its annual, hefty promotion of paczki right up to Easter, hit a new record this year with sales of the super-rich pastries totaling $348,228, up nearly 5% over last year.
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