General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Simplifies product ingredients, statements

AUSTIN, Minn. -- Hormel Foods Corp. has announced a companywide clean-label initiative to simplify the ingredient statements of many of its retail products through the removal or replacement of ingredients, while still delivering the same tastes that consumers expect. “We know that a growing number...

Produces more than 600 million sandwiches per year

CINCINNATI -- AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc., a leading national producer and distributor of sandwiches, sandwich components and other entrées and snacks to convenience stores and other foodservice providers, has announced that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and...

Dennis Armstrong, James (Randy) Day, Robert Ferguson, Smuckers

Dennis Armstrong (left), James (Randy) Day, Robert Ferguson

Day, Ferguson together to succeed Armstrong in September

ORRVILLE, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Co. has announced that Dennis J. Armstrong, senior vice president of supply chain logistics and operations support, will retire Sept. 30, following 37 years with the company. Armstrong has served in several leadership roles, including logistics, operations and...

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