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2014-03-04 08:28:49

Child Hunger Ends Here® Campaign Provides An Easy Way for Consumers to Help the Nearly 16 Million Kids Struggling with Hunger in the U.S. OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in five of all children(1) and more than one in four Latino children(1) in this country may not know where their next meal is coming from. ConAgra Foods and P&G are building a community of people to make a difference and help donate up to 7 million meals in 2014 through the Child Hunger...

2011-08-16 07:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods, in partnership with shopping and trends expert Phil Lempert - a.k.a. the "Supermarket Guru -- announced today the launch of a new "Smarter Shopping" iPhone app. The free mobile app features the Supermarket Guru's tips to help lead consumers down the path of smarter shopping so they save money, eat better and expand their palate and knowledge of the latest food news and trends. "Thanks to my partnership with ConAgra Foods, consumers...

2010-12-08 06:03:00

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru®, works closely with ConAgra Foods and its retailers to analyze and forecast trends in the food industry. Over the past two years, nine of Lempert's 10 annual predictions came true. What's in store for 2011? "The updated USDA dietary guidelines - in conjunction with technological advancements and the First Lady's 'Let's Move' program - will mark 2011 as the year that empowered Americans to...

2010-11-09 06:46:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with ConAgra Foods, leading consumer trend analyst and Supermarket Guru®, Phil Lempert is today announcing the launch of Food News Today - a live, weekly webcast capturing the most relevant food and trend news of the week, from the perspective of a leading industry professional with more than 25 years of experience predicting and reporting on food industry trends. Food News Today will air on Wednesdays beginning...

2009-08-20 21:33:57

Police in Massachusetts said they arrested a woman who attacked a store clerk with a Slim Jim meat snack and a bottle of apple juice. Hingham police said the woman, identified as Nancy Ward, 46, of Hingham, became enraged Aug. 7 because a Cracker Barrel store did not have an item she wanted and she believed she had been overcharged by a clerk, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass., reported Thursday. The woman allegedly threw a bottle of apple juice at the clerk, striking him in the head, and...

2008-07-24 09:00:52

Marfrig Group, a producer of beef and beef by-products in Latin America, has acquired the Pemmican beef jerky brand and related production equipment from ConAgra Foods through its subsidiary Mirab USA for $25 million in cash. Marfrig and ConAgra Foods have also entered into a sales and distribution agreement for the five years up to July 20, 2013 under which, ConAgra Foods will sell and distribute the Pemmican brand beef jerky for Marfrig within its existing consumer products division....

2008-07-23 09:00:50

SAO PAULO, Brazil, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marfrig Group (Bovespa: MRFG3), one of the largest producers of beef and beef by-products in Latin America, announced today that it has acquired the Pemmican beef jerky brand and related production equipment from ConAgra Foods, Inc. through its subsidiary Mirab USA Inc. for USD 25 million in cash. Marfrig and ConAgra Foods have also entered into a sales and distribution agreement for the 5 years up to 20th July 2013 under which ConAgra...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.