June 17, 2015

FMI Graphic Supply Chain
Private brands must be proactive, not reactive when it comes to the FDA 2018 labeling mandate. How we approach the graphic supply chain is critical. Link through here to review Federated’s recent FMI Connect presentation on this important topic.

May 11, 2015

Federated a Major Sponsor of FMI Connect 2015

As a leader in the industry, Federated is committed to private brands and is proud to announce that we are a major sponsor of FMI Connect 2015!..

March 24, 2015

2015 Global Pet Expo Report
By Craig Bolton

On March 5th and 6th I attended the annual Global Pet Expo trade show in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center...

Report from Natural Products Expo West
By Kate Florea & Lora Watier

Federated recently sent a team west in search of gold…and natural and organic foods at the 35th annual Natural Products Expo West...

February 13, 2015

New For You
A Message from Bill Bradshaw...

Store Brand Promotion Idea
Fresh & Easy out of El Segundo, CA, is in the midst of a “New Year Fresh Start” campaign, which invites customers and fans of their social media networks to eat healthier with store brand products for 31 days...

Slightly Sunnier OJ Forecast
Orange juice sales are still weak, but it was recently reported by the Florida Department of Citrus that last month’s 7.5 percent sales drop represents the first time since June that OJ sales declined at a pace below 8 percent...

Merger Complete
Safeway and Albertsons owner AB Acquisition LLC, controlled by an investor group led by Cerberus Capital Management, completed their proposed merger last week, the companies recently announced...

Double Digits For Amazon Prime
Seems hard to believe, but Amazon is recognizing its 10th year of their Prime service, which offers two-day free shipping and other perks...

The historic snowstorms battering the East Coast and Midwest have sent shoppers scrambling to stock up at their local grocery stores...

Foodservice News

November 20, 2015

Digital Marketing: Why Brand in Foodservice
Federated 2015 Foodservice Show.

April 6, 2015

Supplier Spotlight - Durable Packaging
So what exactly is the "Durable culture"? How can you describe the uniqueness? It begins with their attitude and desire to say "Yes."

March 24, 2015

Member Spotlight - 7K Farms, Inc
Today’s Member Spotlight features 7K Farms, Inc., a family-owned business that initially focused on eggs but is now a successful wholesale food distributor, stocking 3500 items plus fresh meats and produce...

February 9, 2015

Member Spotlight - Strickland
Today we’re putting the spotlight on Strickland, a third generation family-owned business that has experienced double digit growth for the last several years...

What Are Consumers Expecting this Year?
What are the keys to attracting and retaining more foodservice customers in 2015?..

How Do You Like Them Apples?
The current apple crop for 2014-2015 has been a good one. A big harvest means record delivery but the fruit size has been large...

Tech Update - Zomato & Urbanspoon Merger
Zomato, a fast-growing restaurant directory that operates in more than 130 cities in 20 countries across the globe, has agreed to purchase Seattle-based Urbanspoon in a deal that will help cement the company’s much-anticipated expansion in the U.S...

Colossal Start for Vegas White Castle
White Castle’s Las Vegas recent opening was overwhelming that on its first day the restaurant was selling burgers at a rate of 4,000 an hour for the first 12 hours they were open!..

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