Ahold Stop n' Shop

Stop & Shop Celebrates With Retro Private Brand

\"Stop&In celebration of Ahold owned grocer Stop & Shop’s 100th Anniversary the retailer has released a set of retro Stop & Shop Private Brands products in historic, retro designs featuring the old bow tie Stop & Shop logo.  The products debuted May 23rd and include: Coffee, New England Clam Chowder, Hotdog & Hamburger Rolls, and Ice Cream.





Safeway Introduces Refreshe Ice Water

\"SafewayPleasanton, California based grocer Safeway has introduced a new line of private brand waters as an extension of its Safeway Refreshe brand. The new \”Ice\” water is calorie-free, vitamin-enhanced line and is available in four flavors: orange mango, lemonade, pink grapefruit and black raspberry.

The retailer is supporting the introduction with the “Refreshe Ice Giveaway” which gives Facebook fans a coupon for a FREE 17-ounce bottle.


Trader Joes

Trader Joe\’s Debuts iPhone App

\"TraderPrivate Brand trailblazer Trader Joe’s is celebrating its first-ever National APPetizer Day on January 28. Customers are invited to visit any Trader Joe’s location to taste the top 10 favorite Big Game appetizers. The appetizers are of course all Trader Joe’s Private Brand products.

\"TraderTrader Joe’s Top Ten Favorite Appetizers include:

  1. Spanikopita
  2. Party Size Mini Meatballs
  3. Breaded Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
  4. Mini Chicken Tikka Samosas
  5. Mac & Cheese Bites
  6. Chicken Parmesan Lollipops
  7. Mini Chicken Tamalitos
  8. Pastry Bites with Feta & Onion
  9. Poutine
  10. Mochi Potsticker Dumplings.

During the event Trader Joe’s is also promotion their first ever iPhone App. The App provides users with exclusive information about selected \”Featured Products.\” Each product article includes an in-depth product story, interesting tasting notes, creative serving ideas, detailed nutritional information, and retail price. Users can interact with products by \”yum-ing\” them (LIKE), sharing them (through Facebook, Twitter, and email), and commenting on them. The App also provides convenient store information through the \”Store Locator\” function.

Not to mention

  • …the fascinating stories behind Trader Joe’s food & beverages
  • tasting notes from Trader Joe’s in-house panel
  • …creative serving ideas
  • …comprehensive nutritional information, including Gluten-free, Kosher, and other important dietary designations



Smart & Final “Wake Up With Ambiance” Aweepstakes

\"AmbianceCity of Industry, California based grocer Smart & Final is promoting its Private Brand coffee with a new sweepstakes. The “Wake Up With Ambiance” sweepstakes, offers participants the chance to win a Keurig brewing system or a gift card.

Customers who purchase Ambiance Private Brand coffee products receive a code on their receipts the customer may then enter the code and their contact info at, to be entered to win one of 10 Keurig K65 Special Edition Brewing Systems or one of 10 $100 SmartCash gift cards. Customers may also may enter for free by submitting an entry form on the website.

Winners will be selected randomly January 17, 2014.




Raley’s Introduces Premium Naples Style & Flatbread Pizzas!

\"RaleysWest Sacramento, California based grocer Raley’s has introduced a new line of Italian made Naples Style and Italian Flatbread Pizzas. The Naples Style Pizzas feature crust prepared in the traditional Naples method – airy and ever-so-slightly chewy with a crisp exterior that only comes from wood-fired oven baking. The Flatbread pizzas are hand-stretched and baked in a wood-fired oven.

Naples Style Pizzas varieties include: Arugula Tomato, Garden Vegetable, Grilled Vegetable and Spinach Goat Cheese, and Flatbread Pizzas are available in Mushroom & Truffle, Margherita and Spinach Pesto.\"Raleys