Center Store http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6707/more en Ahold introduces limited-time store brand line http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/ahold-introduces-limited-time-store-brand-line <div class="node-body article-body">Ahold has implemented a new private label initiative involving limited-time, seasonal products. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/ahold-introduces-limited-time-store-brand-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/ahold-introduces-limited-time-store-brand-line#comments Latest News Center Store Private Label Ahold USA Tue, 19 May 2015 17:21:00 +0000 518381 at http://supermarketnews.com Following recalls, Blue Bell lays off a third of its workers http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/following-recalls-blue-bell-lays-third-its-workers <div class="node-body article-body">Blue Bell Creameries announced Friday it would lay off more than one third of its workforce and furlough another third of its employees as it struggles to make changes at its production plants after food safety violations came to light last month. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/following-recalls-blue-bell-lays-third-its-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/following-recalls-blue-bell-lays-third-its-workers#comments Latest News Food Safety Center Store Fri, 15 May 2015 21:02:00 +0000 518221 at http://supermarketnews.com USDA verifies first non-GMO claim http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA has verified its first non-GMO claim under its Process Verified Program, according to a letter obtained by SN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim#comments Latest News Government Center Store Speciality Food Marketing Institute Thu, 14 May 2015 17:05:00 +0000 518061 at http://supermarketnews.com Heinen's launches competition for local manufacturers http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/heinens-launches-competition-local-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body">Local artisans and entrepreneurs will vie to get their products on Heinen’s store shelves in a competition loosely modeled on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” the retailer announced. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/heinens-launches-competition-local-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/heinens-launches-competition-local-manufacturers#comments Latest News Center Store Heinen's Mon, 11 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 517781 at http://supermarketnews.com Is it time to champion less processed foods? http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/it-time-champion-less-processed-foods <div class="node-body article-body">Perhaps it’s time for supermarkets to be seen as leading the fight for less processed foods, on behalf of their customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/it-time-champion-less-processed-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/it-time-champion-less-processed-foods#comments Center Store Organic & Natural Tue, 05 May 2015 19:37:00 +0000 517311 at http://supermarketnews.com My entry into the new world of chocolate http://supermarketnews.com/blog/my-entry-new-world-chocolate <div class="node-body blog-body">But after reading SN’s special report on chocolate, I decided to try some of the more innovative flavors on the market.</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/my-entry-new-world-chocolate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/my-entry-new-world-chocolate#comments SN Social Center Store SN Social Fri, 01 May 2015 16:53:00 +0000 517071 at http://supermarketnews.com The power of disruptive product innovations http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/power-disruptive-product-innovations <div class="node-body article-body">The “one-in, one-out” approach is not without merit, since new items typically face long odds of success. However, this practice impedes true innovation and it’s the shared consumer that ultimately bears the brunt of this trading partner dynamic.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/power-disruptive-product-innovations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/power-disruptive-product-innovations#comments Produce & Floral Center Store Fri, 01 May 2015 15:15:00 +0000 517051 at http://supermarketnews.com Raising the bar: Specialty flavors elevate everyday chocolate offerings http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/raising-bar-specialty-flavors-elevate-everyday-chocolate-offerings <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Buoyed by the experimental palates of today&rsquo;s consumers, retailers and suppliers are taking some of the attributes of specialty chocolates to the mainstream.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/raising-bar-specialty-flavors-elevate-everyday-chocolate-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/raising-bar-specialty-flavors-elevate-everyday-chocolate-offerings#comments Center Store Bristol Farms Online Fri, 01 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 516521 at http://supermarketnews.com Marsh exec: Apple Watch will aid ‘contextual’ shopper marketing http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/marsh-exec-apple-watch-will-aid-contextual-shopper-marketing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Friday's release of the Apple Watch could represent the first step into a new era of wearable technology enhancing the retail shopping experience, Amit Bhardwaj, senior director of loyalty for Marsh Supermarkets, told SN in an interview Friday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/marsh-exec-apple-watch-will-aid-contextual-shopper-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/marsh-exec-apple-watch-will-aid-contextual-shopper-marketing#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Marketing Center Store Marsh Supermarkets Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:56:00 +0000 516551 at http://supermarketnews.com Smart & Final revitalizes Sun Harvest brand as sustainable PL line http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/smart-final-revitalizes-sun-harvest-brand-sustainable-pl-line <div class="node-body article-body">Smart & Final has made a big addition to its natural, organic and sustainable offerings with a rebrand of its Sun Harvest private label. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/smart-final-revitalizes-sun-harvest-brand-sustainable-pl-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/smart-final-revitalizes-sun-harvest-brand-sustainable-pl-line#comments Latest News Nonfood & Pharmacy Meat Center Store Private Label Organic & Natural Sustainability Smart & Final Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:05:00 +0000 516121 at http://supermarketnews.com