Supplier News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6696/more en Retailers could feel Kraft-Heinz merger 'pinch' http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/retailers-could-feel-kraft-heinz-merger-pinch <div class="node-body article-body">Kraft and Heinz have agreed to merge in a deal that will form The Kraft Heinz Co., the fifth largest food and beverage firm in the world and the third largest in North America.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/retailers-could-feel-kraft-heinz-merger-pinch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/retailers-could-feel-kraft-heinz-merger-pinch#comments Latest News Supplier News Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:14:00 +0000 514051 at http://supermarketnews.com Holdiman named IGA Grimes Award winner http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/holdiman-named-iga-grimes-award-winner <div class="node-body article-body">IGA has presented the J. Frank Grimes Award of Excellence to Steve Holdiman, retired senior director of industry and consumer affairs for Mondelez International.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/holdiman-named-iga-grimes-award-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/holdiman-named-iga-grimes-award-winner#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Supplier News IGA Independents Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:54:00 +0000 513941 at http://supermarketnews.com Food suppliers call for squeeze play http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-suppliers-call-squeeze-play <div class="node-body blog-body">A trip through the aisles at Natural Products Expo West show on Friday indicates squeezable packaging isn't just for kids anymore.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-suppliers-call-squeeze-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-suppliers-call-squeeze-play#comments SN Social Supplier News Center Store SN Health & Wellness Summit SN Social Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:28:00 +0000 511961 at http://supermarketnews.com Nestlé USA to eliminate artificial flavors, colors http://supermarketnews.com/nestl-usa-eliminate-artificial-flavors-colors <div class="node-body link-body">TriplePundit.com looks at Nestlé USA's recent announcement that it is removing artificial flavors and artificial colors from all of its chocolate candy products by the end of this year. </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nestl-usa-eliminate-artificial-flavors-colors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Center Store Recommended Reading Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:51:00 +0000 509571 at http://supermarketnews.com Mondelez International acquires Enjoy Life Foods http://supermarketnews.com/mondelez-international-acquires-enjoy-life-foods <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Mondelez International announced the acquisition of Enjoy Life Foods, a private U.S. snacking company and the market-leading brand in the fast-growing "free from" segment.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/mondelez-international-acquires-enjoy-life-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Center Store Recommended Reading Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:05:00 +0000 508181 at http://supermarketnews.com NGA salutes Holdiman, Wiest http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/nga-salutes-holdiman-wiest <div class="node-body article-body">The National Grocers Association honored Steve Holdiman of Mondelez International and Barbara Wiest of IGA with award presentations during the chairman's dinner and gala at The NGA Show in Las Vegas Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/nga-salutes-holdiman-wiest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/nga-salutes-holdiman-wiest#comments Latest News Retail & Financial People Awards Supplier News 2015 NGA Show IGA National Grocers Association NGA 2015 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:00:00 +0000 506651 at http://supermarketnews.com Smucker's to acquire Big Heart Pet Brands, expand center store presence http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/smuckers-acquire-big-heart-pet-brands-expand-center-store-presence <div class="node-body article-body">The J.M. Smucker Co. has entered into the $21 billion pet food and snacks segment with a definitive agreement to acquire Big Heart Pet Brands in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $5.8 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/smuckers-acquire-big-heart-pet-brands-expand-center-store-presence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/smuckers-acquire-big-heart-pet-brands-expand-center-store-presence#comments Latest News Supplier News Center Store Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:16:00 +0000 505931 at http://supermarketnews.com Post to acquire MOM Brands http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/post-acquire-mom-brands <div class="node-body article-body">Post Holdings announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire rival MOM Brands Co. for $1.15 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/post-acquire-mom-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/post-acquire-mom-brands#comments Latest News Supplier News Center Store Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:53:00 +0000 505021 at http://supermarketnews.com ConAgra CEO wins FMI Albers award http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/conagra-ceo-wins-fmi-albers-award <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute has named Gary Rodkin, CEO of ConAgra Foods and chairman of Grocery Manufacturers Association, as winner of the William H. Albers Award, which recognizes a leading supplier who has made a significant contribution toward improving distributor-supplier relations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/conagra-ceo-wins-fmi-albers-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/conagra-ceo-wins-fmi-albers-award#comments Latest News People Awards Supplier News FMI Food Marketing Institute Gary Rodkin GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association 2015 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 +0000 504881 at http://supermarketnews.com GMA honors Steve Smith http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/gma-honors-steve-smith <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association presented its 2015 Industry Collaboration Leadership Award on Saturday to Steve Smith, president and CEO of K-VA-T Food Stores, Abingdon, Va.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/gma-honors-steve-smith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/gma-honors-steve-smith#comments Latest News People Awards Supplier News FMI Food City Food Marketing Institute GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association K-VA-T Food Stores Steve Smith Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 +0000 504891 at http://supermarketnews.com