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Kroger Debuts Turkey Hill Market Store

The new location boosts a 75% larger footprint, plus grab-and-go favorites and more grocery items. Kroger’s Turkey Hill Minit Markets division has opened its first Turkey Hill Market, a larger version of its c-store concept, at 1621 Cobblestone Way in Marysville, Ohio. The new store is meant to represent a contemporary version of a corner

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Carving Out a Sandwich Strategy

While branded and proprietary foodservice programs get a lot of attention at retail, prepared sandwiches have quietly—and profitably—filled a valuable niche for retailers. By Marilyn Odesser-Torpey, Associate Editor. Sandwiches and wraps are a $2.7 billion category and sales are expected to remain strong through 2014, according to a 2011 report from foodservice research and marketing

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NOCO Rolls Out Dino-Mart Franchise

“Our goal is to grow the Dino-Mart brand throughout our operating area and then across upstate New York,” says NOCO executive vice president. NOCO Energy Corp. is launching a retail gasoline convenience store franchise business called Dino-Mart across New York State, the Buffalo News Online reported.   NOCO is hosting a ribbon cutting today to

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Adding Spice to the Morning Menu

Remember those great tasting skillet breakfasts we’ve all enjoyed? Lettieri’s new Breakfast Skillet Rounds brings back that experience with these hand-held, all-in-one morning treats. Totally enrobed in “bakery-fresh” bread, each filling is reminiscent of a particular breakfast skillet recipe. At four ounces each, varieties include: Cajun Style; Western Style Omelet; Cheesy Potato, Egg and Bacon;

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Healthy Options for All Income Levels

As the wellness market matures, consumers across all demographics are looking to manage any number of specific health concerns. By Pat Pape, Contributing Editor. When Bob Sickles was growing up on his family’s New Jersey farm, he ate plenty of homegrown produce and acquired an affinity for non-processed foods. “Of course, we had Pop Tarts

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Fresh Baked Bars

Otis Spunkmeyer, a provider of premium sweet baked goods to the foodservice industry, has launched 100% whole grain, all-natural Otis Spunkmeyer Tasty Grains Fresh Baked Bars. The new Tasty Grains Fresh Baked Bars enable foodservice operators to easily add natural, fresh-baked appeal to their menus and satisfy health-conscious consumers looking for great tasting, nutritious grab-and-go

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Fresh-Cut Produce Thrives At C-stores

Convenience stores are a “tremendous growth channel” for fresh produce, notes  United Fresh Produce Association spokesperson. In today’s health-conscious world, convenience stores are stocking up on produce, changing their image in customers’ minds from merely the place to fill up on gas and grab a pack of cigarettes to a one-stop shop for everything from

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