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What’s Next Grab and Go Toddlers can easily get their recommended fill of fruit and vegetables with 100 percent natural Gerber Graduates Grabbers puree pouches, which offer two servings of either per pouch. An excellent source of vitamins C and E, the product comes in five flavor combinations, according to Fremont, Mich.-based Gerber, a Nestlé brand. The SRP for a 4.23-ounce pouch is $1.59. To find out more, visit House Foods America has expanded its non-GMO product line with Super Firm Tofu and Super Firm Cubed Tofu available in Premium and Organic varieties. The product line comes in unique orange packaging to set it apart from other tofu firmness levels. Additionally, the Garden Grove, Calif.based company’s Tofu Steak in Grilled and Garlic & Pepper varieties has been repackaged as part of the line. SRPs range from $1.69 to $1.99. For more information, visit Clean, crisp Seagram’s Smooth, a line of premium flavored malt beverages with 5 percent alcohol by volume from Rochester, N.Y.-based North American Breweries, comes in four easy-drinking flavors: Classic Lemonade, Limeade, Pomegranate Lemon, and Tea Lemonade & Mango. The product is available in 12- and 24-count variety packs of 11.2-ounce bottles retailing for a suggested $15.99 and $26.99, respectively. For more information, visit Stand Firm Lakeland, Fla.-based Tampa Maid offers calamari varieties to fit any foodservice application or pricing requirement. One prime example: Dipt’n Dusted Calamari Rings. They’re encased in a light, home-style batter, and then evenly coated in seasoned flour to fry up crisp and crunchy every time. Other products include Italian-style Breaded Calamari Rings and oven-ready versions of both varieties. For more information, call 800462-5896 or visit Lord of the Ring Smooth Operator Sure Thing Shoppers can now be certain they’re buying organic bananas, thanks to San Diego-based Organics Unlimited. Tape on its hands of bananas includes a GS1 DataBar code with such information as the produce source and pricing, thereby enabling bananas to be weighed and scanned at the register, and, for grocers that use DataBar technology, eliminating the need for individually stickered bananas. For more information, visit www. or call 619-710-0658. Soup’s On Five chef-inspired chicken-based varieties have been added to Tualatin, Ore.-based Pacific Natural Foods’ shelf-stable organic soup line featuring no added hormones or antibiotics. Available in easy-toopen, BPA-free 17.6-ounce Tetra Recart packages made with paper from sustainably managed forests and boasting a 24-month shelf life, the soup retails for a suggested $3.49 to $3.69. For more information, visit 194 | Progressive Grocer | Ahead of What’s Next | September 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Progressive Grocer - September 2011

Progressive Grocer - September 2011
Table of Contents
New Era for Old World
Inside the Market Basket
Perfect Partners
Still Pink
Progressive Grocer Independent: Lasting Impressions
Breakfast Retailing Handbook: Breakfast Across the Store
Breakfast Foods/Frozen Waffles, Pancakes and French Toast
Cereal, Energy and Snack Bars, Q4 2010-Q1 2011
Fresh Priorities
Innovation in Focus
Goodness Grazing
Practical Implications of Food Safety Research
Gleaming Opportunities
Putting the Shine On
Seasonal Excitement
What Price Beauty?
Progressive Grocer Tech: Sourcing Savings
Bright Ideas
Supplier Side News
Editors’ Picks for Innovative Products

Progressive Grocer - September 2011