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Frozen Food Changes Marketing To Better Communicate Nutrient Value To An Evolving Marketplace

It's almost as if consumer food shopping traits were like a pendulum - swinging back and forth with no middle ground.  After decades of advertising and marketing made grocery shoppers aware of the contents of the processed food they were consuming, there's been a growing trend toward organic and "raw" foods.  Now, it appears like big money is about to be spent to drive that swing back the other way.

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Tomato Prices Could Double; Trade Agreement With Mexico In Question

It seems we live in interesting times.  Or, maybe we should say expensive times.  First it was gas.  Then it was our paychecks.  Next was the price of milk.  Now, it appears that the prices we pay for tomatoes might be getting ready to double - if a trade agreement that the United States has with Mexico falls through.

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How Would The Fiscal Cliff Affect You? Milk Prices Could Double To Over $6 A Gallon

Everyone's waiting and watching the Fiscal Cliff news this holiday season - and the affects of a "non-deal" would be staggering to the average American.  And while everyone is aware of the approximately $2,500 increase on middle-income taxpayers, one fact has largely been ignored by the press - and could prove to be equally as spendy:  A failed farm bill from this summer would see milk prices double to more than $6 a gallon

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2012 Drought Will Affect Prices In Ways You Didn’t Realize

By now you realize that we're experiencing one of the worst drought's on record.  The Summer of 2012 will have lingering effects at the grocery store for months (and possibly years) to come.  However, those expected price increases may not happen to the products and goods you would expect

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Two Baby Deer Get Loose in a Supermarket [VIDEO]

In this latest edition of animals loose in stores, two baby deer found themselves inside a Publix supermarket in Suwanee, Georgia.

The fawns tempted fate by wandering over toward the meat section, where they were scooped up by store employees. Unfortunately, the video ends before we learn if they were returned to their mother or fell prey to the butcher.

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Waste Not, Want Not — Grocery Store Vows to Be First ‘Zero Waste’ Store in the US [VIDEO]

A new store is taking on Whole Foods in the company’s hometown of Austin, Texas.

Like the well-known chain, In.gredients will specialize in local and organic edibles, but with one key difference — it vows to be first “package-free, zero waste grocery store” in the US.

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10 Insider Grocery Savings Secrets

With gas prices going up so fast it makes groceries more expensive, so everyone is looking for any way they can to save pennies and dollars. There are some great ideas here...
Besides couponing, there are so many different ways to save money on your grocery bill -- if only you knew the ins and outs of your favorite store's policies and promotions. And how do you find that out?

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