Grocery's Protein Problem: Coping With Rising Prices Across The Store

August 29, 2014 Nielsen

Meat sales are a weighty matter. Largely priced by the pound, changes in the meat aisle can have a ripple effect on sales and consumer behaviors across the store. With potential protein supply limitations and corresponding shelf-price increases, now more than ever, it’s critical to understand how the meat department drives sales for shoppers' entire baskets.

Svensson Celebrates 25 Years In The Americas

August 29, 2014 Ludvig Svensson

 Charlotte, North Carolina – Ludvig Svensson is proud to celebrate 25 years of serving growers across the Americas. “When we opened our Americas office, we believed the climate was right for growth, and we believed we could create the ideal climate for greenhouse growers and retailers to excel,” said Anne Ludvigson, president of Ludvig Svensson and part of the 4th generation to manage the company. “When the Americas are growing, Svensson is growing, and we’re proud to contribute to the success of customers across all crops.”

Rose Society Of South Australia's Rose Of The Month: 'Playgirl'

Playgirl is an eye-catching bright pink Floribunda rose which was bred in the USA by Ralph Moore in 1986. Ralph Moore was one of America’s most famous rose breeders introducing over 500 roses during his 60 year career.

Celebration Pennisetum – LSU AgCenter Ornamental Plant Of The Week

The Celebration series of purple fountain grass includes the well-known red-foliaged variety Fireworks and the lesser-know green and white variegated form called Sky Rocket, along with the white, green and pink variegated Cherry Sparkler.

Boar's Head Meats Announces Plan To Build New Castle, IN Plant

August 29, 2014 Lisa Perry, Courier Times

Boar's Head Meats, a premium delicatessen meat processing company, announced Wednesday that the company will build a 150,000-square foot plant in New Castle at County Road 400 South and Indiana 3.