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Nov 17, 2013

PLMA 2013: Store Brands for Sparky

  Pet owners are estimated to spend more than $55 billion on their pets this year, according to the American Pet Product Association. This....More
Nov 15, 2013

PLMA 2013: The Best of the Best

    Several months ago, I had the pleasure of serving as a judge in the PLMA’s annual Salute to Excellence Awards, which honor....More
Oct 20, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: PMA Updates Strategic Plan

As part of the new initiative, PMA is creating a new web portal with research and educational tools, building an expanded consumer trends research....More
Oct 19, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Industry Must Change With the Times

Telling the farmer story has moved from just putting a face on produce packaging, Silbermann said. Oprah Winfrey owns her own farm....More
Oct 19, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Packaging With Impact [With Photos]

The Produce Marketing Association is looking for the whole package for its Impact Award winners....More
Oct 19, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Making Foodservice Healthier

Sparked by the country's ongoing obesity struggles and a general desire to know more about the food we eat, Americans are looking to eat healthier....More
Oct 18, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Taking Displays to Another Level

The produce department at Breaux Mart’s Magazine Street location is only 1,200 square feet, but the retailer makes the space count....More
Oct 18, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: 10 Tips for Mobile

How can businesses start to capture mobile consumers?....More
Oct 18, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Focus on Food Safety

The Produce Marketing Association’s 2013 Fresh Summit Convention and Expo won’t be all fun and games, as developments in food safety in the past year....More
Oct 18, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Produce NOLA Style

Today I got a little taste of New Orleans during the Fresh Summit retail produce tour. We visited four very different retailers, but each location....More
Sep 27, 2013

Expo East: Gluten Free in the Mix

At Expo East: It isn’t just the product attributes themselves, like gluten free, but how they’re executed that determines their success....More
Jun 04, 2013

IDDBA 2013: Ancient Adoption

Like heirloom fruit and vegetables, ancient grains suggest health and legitimacy to some consumers....More
Jun 03, 2013

IDDBA 2013: WFM Leads the Way for 'Natural'

Like in the meat case, the label of “all natural” has infiltrated the dairy, deli and bakery departments....More
Jun 03, 2013

IDDBA 2013: New Bakery Fish

This little guy was a hit on the show floor yesterday. Delimanjoo, a Korean style cake, is filled with custard....More
Jun 02, 2013

IDDBA 2013: Play Ball

In Harold Lloyd's presentation "Better Up! Grand Slam Bakery Ideas" he took the show's sports theme to a new level....More
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David Orgel is executive director, content & user engagement, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a bi-weekly...

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Jon Springer has been writing about food, food retailers and food retailing for more than 10 years, and is in his second tour of duty with Supermarket News. His prior experience includes covering the...
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