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Product NewsSWAmerican Born Moonshine Launches In Texas

American Born Moonshine Launches In Texas

American Born Moonshine has expanded to Texas, marking the brand’s first foray into the Lone Star State. Texas marks the latest state for American... read more

New ProductsNATLBlue Bell Introduces Malt Shoppe Ice Cream

Blue Bell Introduces Malt Shoppe Ice Cream

Blue Bell has put its own spin on the old-fashioned chocolate malt with its new Malt Shoppe Ice Cream, a chocolate malt ice cream loaded with milk chocolate-covered... read more

Executive MovesNATLButterball Promotes Alice Johnson

Butterball Promotes Alice Johnson

Butterball LLC has promoted Dr. Alice Johnson to SVP of food safety, animal care and government relations. In her new role, Johnson will continue to manage... read more

Industry NewsNATLWhat Makes A Business A Great Place To Work?

What Makes A Business A Great Place To Work?

While the state of the U.S. economy has changed substantially since 2000, the state of the American workplace has not. Currently, 30 percent of the U.S.... read more

New ProductsNATLHot Peanut Butter Drink, Peanut Hottie, Debuting

Hot Peanut Butter Drink, Peanut Hottie, Debuting

Peanut Hottie, the first instant hot peanut butter drink, is rolling out at Walmart stores nationwide. Like instant hot cocoa, Peanut Hottie is a powder... read more

SuppliersNATLCargill To Buy ADM’s Chocolate Business For $440M

Cargill To Buy ADM’s Chocolate Business For $440M

Cargill has agreed to purchase Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Co.’s global chocolate business for $440 million. Cargill says the acquisition is an... read more

Store NewsNEShoppers Food & Pharmacy Partners With Diabetes Association To Support Campaign

Shoppers Food & Pharmacy Partners With Diabetes Association To Support Campaign

Shoppers Food & Pharmacy is partnering with the American Diabetes Association to bolster efforts to battle diabetes in the areas it serves by joining... read more

Independent Store NewsMWGordy’s County Market Acquires Hegenbarth’s Our Town Fresh Markets

Gordy’s County Market Acquires Hegenbarth’s Our Town Fresh Markets

Gordy’s County Market has purchased Our Town Fresh Markets in Arcadia, Galesville and La Crosse, Wis., from the Hegenbarth Food Group. Gordy’s will... read more

SuppliersSWNew Tyson Leadership Team In Place Following Hillshire Acquisition

New Tyson Leadership Team In Place Following Hillshire Acquisition

Tyson Foods Inc. has completed its merger with The Hillshire Brands Co. Shares of Hillshire Brands common stock have been delisted and are no longer traded... read more

Industry NewsWCalif. Assembly Passes Bill Moving State Closer To Uniform Plastic Bag Ban

Calif. Assembly Passes Bill Moving State Closer To Uniform Plastic Bag Ban

The Yes on SB 270 Coalition hailed the California Assembly’s historic approval Thursday of Senate Bill 270, moving California one step closer to a landmark... read more

MarketingNATLAWG Initiates New Marketing Programs For Member Retailers With Aptaris Software

AWG Initiates New Marketing Programs For Member Retailers With Aptaris Software

Aptaris, an innovator in enterprise marketing and promotions management software, has revealed a new landmark case study with Associated Wholesale Grocers... read more

Executive MovesMWRand To Retire From Associated Wholesale Grocers

Rand To Retire From Associated Wholesale Grocers

Mike Rand, COO of Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers, plans to retire at the end of this year. He has served the company in a variety... read more