SHOPRITE ADDS TO PRIVATE-LABEL LINE
egar, sparkling apple cider and Panettone cake are three new premium, private-label products at ShopRite, a member of Wakefern Food Corp. here. All three items are imported from Europe, and are marketed under the ShopRite brand. ShopRite is promoting the line in ad circulars, as well as through price reductions connected to its Price Plus loyalty card program. The vinegar is imported from Modena, Italy, the cider comes from Spain and the Panettone is made in Torino, Italy.
ETHNIC FOOD SHOWS UNITE FOR 2004
NEW YORK -- Three major ethnic food and beverage trade shows will join forces in 2004. Kosherfest, Expo Comida Latina and the All Asia Food Show will be co-located at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Oct. 26 to 27, according to organizers of the events. One badge will give attendees access to all three venues, the said. "The merger will make it a unique and diverse ethnic show," Yakov Yarmove, corporate kosher category manager, Albertsons, Boise, Idaho, said at the 2003 Kosherfest, held last week at the Javits Center.