Grocery and C-Store News

Grocery and C-Store News, including grocers, convenience stores, supermarkets and related grocer industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Datasembly Rebrands as it Evolves into Data Leader for CPGs and Retailers

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Datasembly announced a major rebranding to reflect the software company’s evolution, becoming the world’s leading provider of data tools for hyper-local, real-time product transparency. The rebranding is a top to bottom redesign of the company’s website, logo, graphics, communications, and correspondence, aimed at modernizing and conveying their product solution for CPGs, brands, and retailers.

Hoppon Announces Launch to Help Local Businesses Attract New Customers and Boost Revenue

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020’s stunning events have made e-commerce more important than ever for local businesses who want to succeed, and the innovative new grocery ecommerce platform, Hoppon, can help in a very exciting way.

SIMEK’S is Now Offering Great Food for the Greater Good at Hannaford

SCARBOROUGH, Maine, Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mealtime just got better for you… and your community. Women-owned, family-favorite brand, SIMEK’S, is on a mission to deliver quality products that make mealtime easier, while also giving back to local communities, further expanding in the Northeast with Hannaford.

Increased Sales of Niche Vanilla Product Leads to Company’s Happy Discovery of a Healthy Trend

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Covid-19 lockdowns expanded this year, Singing Dog Vanilla saw grocery sales of its Pure Vanilla Extracts rise along with the public’s enthusiasm for home baking. But they were surprised that demand also increased for their Alcohol Free Pure Vanilla Flavor, a product usually consumed by people avoiding alcohol in their diet.

Hoppon Announces Launch of Hyperlocal Small Business Platform

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hoppon announces a newly launched hyperlocal app and online grocery and food marketplace for shopping online. With the era of COVID, many shoppers are having trouble getting groceries, for example. Using an online marketplace for the Chicagoland area, shoppers can discover new shops and order it for pickup or delivery.

Datasembly’s Real-Time Data is Helping Retailers Respond and Plan Ahead

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Datasembly is providing real-time insight into product pricing and availability data for retailers across America. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a landscape requiring retailers to focus on challenges posed by increased competition, omnichannel execution and contactless data acquisition.

WildPlum Adds Wild Wine and Summer Spirits to Kickstart the 4th of July Steamboat Style!

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life is about to get a little wild and crazy, fun and tasty, at the base of Steamboat Springs! WildPlum, a community centered eatery, grocer and spirits destination, that brings elevated goodness to the mountain community of Steamboat Springs, will kick off the 4th of July in high style, offering wine, spirits, pizza and ice cream specials.

‘Merican Mule Expands, Launches Southern Style Mule

NORWALK, Conn., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Merican Mule, one of America’s fastest growing canned cocktail brands, has announced the expansion into new states in the Northeast and Southern U.S. The company designs new age variations of the Moscow Mule cocktail, made with premium spirits, ginger, and fruits, in 12oz cans.

Kroger, Mattress Mack and Mayor Sylvester Turner Announce Partnership on Senior Needs Drive for 10,000 Seniors

HOUSTON, Texas, March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) along with Mattress Mack of Gallery Furniture and Mayor Turner announced their partnership to feed over 10,000 seniors in need.

Leonard Lombardi Named AVA Companies CEO

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AVA Companies of Hicksville, N.Y., case-ready manufacturer and distributor to the supermarket and food processing industry of private label pork, beef and other protein products, has announced the appointment of Leonard E. Lombardi, Jr. as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Lombardi, a Villanova University alum, succeeds AVA’s founder, Albert L. Girgenti, who recently passed away.

MONA Brands, LLC Wins ‘Deodorant Product Of The Year’ Award In The 2019 Beauty Independent Innovation Awards Program

TAUNTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MONA Brands, LLC, a company dedicated to offering innovative green, natural, clean, safe, and effective products to health and beauty conscious customers, announced today their all-natural deodorant product line has won the “Deodorant Product of the Year” award.

Award-Winning Natural Energy Support: BEE&YOU Royal Jelly Bee Pollen Propolis Tablet

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BEE&YOU’s Ultra Strength Tablet was awarded “the Sustainable New Product” by Sustainable Food Awards, in Amsterdam in June 2019. The tablet is a natural mixture of propolis, royal jelly and pollen without added sugar, fat, preservatives or any chemical additives. Recommended amount is two tablets daily preferably between meals.

Keto and Co Launches Wholesale Program at Fancy Food Show

BOSTON, Mass., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keto and Co, maker of the #1 best-selling brownie mix on Amazon, announces the launch of its grocery wholesale program. With this expansion, Keto and Co will bring its popular line of delicious, delightfully low-carb foods right to the grocery store shelf.

DiNoci Natural Foods Announces Whole Foods Colorado Launch and Plans to Exhibit at Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, June 14-16

BOULDER, Colo., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DiNoci Natural Foods, creator of revolutionary almond milk-based frozen desserts, today announced plans to exhibit at the 2019 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado June 14-16, 2019. The company also announced the launch of four flavors – Salty Caramel, Lemon, Chocolate and Mint Ganache – at 15 Colorado Whole Foods Stores.

Brands Within Reach announces launch of innovative and best tasting FLASH BREWED ready-to-drink teas for the Nestea brand in the United States

MAMARONECK, N.Y., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brands Within Reach (BWR) announced today the introduction of a new line of Nestea 17.6 ounce ready-to-drink natural black and green teas offered in four flavors: Black Tea lemon, Black Tea Peach, Green Tea Raspberry, Green Tea Lime and Mint.

Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding “Fill-A-Truck” Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies – All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) – will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

ScriptDrop and Albertsons Hurricane Relief Efforts To Be Covered on ‘The Success Files’ hosted by Rob Lowe

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ScriptDrop, a healthcare technology company providing medication reminders and deliveries while fighting prescription abandonment and abuse, today announced that it will be featured on the educational series “Success Files” hosted by Rob Lowe, distributed to Public Television and PBS Member Stations in 2018. (*UPDATED*)

Gesundheit! Facial Tissue – The Good Health Experience

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every sneeze, big or small deserves a vehement “Gesundheit!” The word Gesundheit is German and is used to wish Good Health, especially after someone sneezes. A Good Health Company, Inc. is excited to introduce their new and first product “Gesundheit!” facial tissue, along with its slogan “The Good Health Experience.”

Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey Now On Sale at Binny’s, Mariano’s and Treasure Island

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first-ever whiskey based on Mike Mignola’s legendary “Hellboy” comic book character was recently announced by Dark Horse Comics, XXX Distillery LLC and Prestige Imports LLC. Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey is a craft distilled, small batch, naturally flavored cinnamon whiskey.

Baldor Specialty Foods and Whole Foods Market Inc. Announce The Baldor Forager Launch at New Williamsburg Store

HUNTS POINT, N.Y., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baldor Specialty Foods, the premier ingredient source for NYC’s best chefs, today announced a collaboration with Whole Foods Market’s Northeast Region that will make the company’s selection of unique culinary items available to home cooks for the first time through an in-store, digital kiosk called The Baldor Forager which will launch exclusively on July 26 in coordination with the grand opening of Whole Food Market Williamsburg.