Stephen Dowdell

Stephen
Dowdell
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SWEET SENSE 
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The in-store bakery sits right up front in Big Y's World Class store format, and it holds a prominent position in the 42-unit chain's
MEATING THE FUTURE 
HIAWASSEE, Fla. -- Gooding's Supermarkets, Apopka, Fla., invited the future -- 500 cases worth of future -- into its meat cases here for a day, to feel
FRESH GROWTH 
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Fresh Del Monte here is on a path to becoming a broader-line supplier to the supermarket trade, and "a real player in the market"
RLB DISTRIBUTORS SETS THE STAGE FOR 'FUTURE' FOOD SHOW 
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. -- RLB Food Distributors here is staging what it expects to be a one-of-a-kind food show, one that will assemble cutting-edge products
THE FOUNDER OF BOSTON CHICKEN'S SECRET? EASY DOES IT 
DALLAS -- The founder of Boston Chicken said the quintessential home-meal replacement format could be an "absolute winner" inside a supermarket, but only
KROGER IS SET TO ACTIVATE CASE-READY MEAT PROJECT 
CINCINNATI -- The Kroger Co. is poised to give case-ready fresh meat its biggest real-world trial to date in the United States, with a pilot project that
NGA PANEL CALLS CONSUMER RELATIONS KEY 
LAS VEGAS -- The challenges to the prosperity, even survival, of the independent supermarket sector are many, but they point mostly to one issue: the
VALUE-ADDED FRESH GROWTH WILL CONTINUE, STUDY FINDS 
NEW YORK -- Its growth rate may have slowed compared with last year, but the market for value-added fresh produce has still not hit its peak, according
MICROBE MANAGEMENT 
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The government is at the drafting table working on "voluntary" guidelines for the produce industry's fight against microbial hazards,
KROGER IS CULTIVATING VEGETARIAN MEAL SOLUTIONS SECTIONS 
CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here has been adding a "Vegetarian Meal Solutions" section located in the produce department to a growing number of its stores,
SAFETY FIRST 
Twenty-five million pounds of ground beef. In the high-volume world of food chain retailing, that may not sound like much.But looking back at the events
MEAL MONEY 
Nineteen ninety-seven has come and gone, and the supermarket industry still seeks the path to enlightenment on how to transform itself into America's
PRODUCE PRODUCTION 
MONTAGUE, N.J. -- At Big V Supermarkets' prototype format here, the produce catches you broadside as soon as you step inside the door.It is an aggressive
PRODUCE IS STAR OF SHOW AT WEGMANS' PROTOTYPE 
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- The innovative fresh-meals merchandising techniques at Wegmans' latest prototype may be sexy, but produce is clearly still at the heart
FORWARD THINKING 
IRWINDALE, Calif. -- Hughes Family Markets here is bringing produce and floral to the forefront in remodeled stores and is updating its merchandising

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