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Sysco Acquires Two Hispanic Food Distributors

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Sysco Corporation announced it has acquired J & M Wholesale Meats and Imperio Foods, Inc., two Hispanic food distributors based in California with approximately $44 million in combined annual sales. J & M Wholesale Meats and Imperio Foods, sister Hispanic companies based out of Modesto, California, operate throughout northern California …

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Multicultural Americans Are Reshaping US Grocery

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With the U.S. multicultural population projected to grow by 98 million people in the coming decades, multicultural shoppers will continue to have significant influence on the grocery shopping experience. The research Multicultural The Why? The Behind The Buy from Acosta — a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry …

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Convenience Store Sales Surged in 2018

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U.S. convenience stores experienced a 16th straight year of record in-store sales in 2018, according to newly released National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) State of the Industry data. Foodservice sales continue to be a key focus area for the convenience store channel. U.S. convenience stores sales overall surged 8.9% to …

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Whole Foods Grocery Price Cuts Starts Today

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Amazon and Whole Foods Market announce a third round of price cuts, offering new lower prices on fresh produce for all customers and expanded Prime benefits with more exclusive weekly deals on popular products across departments. Starting today, customers will find new price cuts on hundreds of items throughout the …

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Avocado Recall in 6 States Over Possible Listeria

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Henry Avocado Corporation, a distributor and grower based near San Diego, is doing a voluntary avocado recall of their California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance …

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United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards 2019

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Every year, The United Fresh Produce Association recognizes exceptional retail produce managers and 2019 was no exception. This year marks the 15th anniversary since United Fresh presented the first awards. The winners will be honored guests at the United Fresh 2019 convention, June 10-12 in Chicago. A total of 25 …

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