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Cholula Hot Sauce Has a New Owner

Cholula

The private equity firm L Catterton announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cholula, a leading producer and distributor of hot sauce. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As the hot sauce category continues to expand, and as a result of the brand’s particular resonance …

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Congress Passed The 2018 Farm Bill

Farm Bill 2018 Ley Agrícola 2018

Congress approved on Wednesday, with an overwhelming bipartisan majority, the 2018 Farm Bill and was sent to President Donald Trump, who expressed his intention to sign it. After eight months of political battles between Republicans and Democrats over the bill content, negotiators from both houses finally reached an agreement to …

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Strongbow Presents Its New 100 Cal Slim Cans Hard Ciders

Slim Cans

Strongbow Hard Ciders, the #1 global cider brand, announces the January 2019 debut of 100 Cal Slim Cans, a 12-can variety pack with three 8.5 oz. easy-to-drink flavors containing just 100 calories each. Strongbow 100 Cal Slim Cans are positioned at the intersection of cider, canned wine and hard seltzer …

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SNOWSTORM DIEGO AFFECTS SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE SOUTHEAST

Snowstorm Diego North Carolina

Snowstorm Diego finally hit the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Tennessee. The storm is causing more damage than expected, particularly in the Carolinas and Virginia. Snow, ice, freezing rain, and sleet have cancelled flights and produced power outages. Charlotte-Douglas Airport has cancelled over 1,200 flights, while …

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C&S Wholesale Grocers to Acquire Olean Wholesale

C&S Wholesale Grocers Olean

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announced it will acquire Olean Wholesale Grocery Cooperative, Inc. based in Olean, NY. The sale is expected to close in early 2019. Olean Wholesale, a New York cooperative corporation founded in 1922, is a full-service grocery wholesaler with a variety of food products as well as …

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Giant Food to Invest $175 Million in Expansion Plan

Giant Food

Giant Food plans to invest $175 million on store renovations, conversions, new locations, and anticipates the creation of approximately 500 new full and part-time jobs during the next two years. The regional grocery chain based in Landover, Maryland, said it will open a new store and another 24 will be …

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