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Written by Jane N. Golub

Director In-Store Marketing Programs

 

Campbells organic soupCAMPBELL’S ORGANIC SOUPS 

 

Introducing new Campbell’s Organic Soup!  Delicious, ready-to-eat soups made with certified organic ingredients and no preservatives.

The soups are in a carton-sealed tetra pack container to protect the ingredients and they are recyclable, where facilities exist.   Campbell’s Organic Soups are available in mouth-watering flavors like Chicken Noodle with chunks of carrots and chicken, Sun-Ripened Tomato and Basil, Chicken Tortilla, Lentil, Garden Vegetable with Herbs and Creamy Butternut Squash.

Campbell’s cares about what they put in their soups because you care about the foods you eat.  That’s why Campbell’s Organic is soup without compromise and grown to be delicious!

These brand new Organic Soups from Campbell’s can now be found in the Soup aisle.

 

 

 

Gold Bond Ult rough_bumpyGOLD BOND ULTIMATE ROUGH & BUMPY SKIN DAILY THERAPY CREAM

 

Gold Bond Ultimate Rough & Bumpy Skin Daily Therapy Cream is a daily body moisturization treatment that goes beyond ordinary body lotion to smooth and soften extremely dry, rough skin and even helps reduce the appearance of bumps.

Its proven 2-in-1 Formula Exfoliates and Moisturizes.  Its gentle yet effective triple exfoliating complex includes a blend of AHA, BHA and PHA to gently slough off dead skin.  Rough & Bumpy Skin Daily Therapy Cream has 8 intensive moisturizers and is fragrance free, non-greasy and hypoallergenic.

Use on rough and bumpy skin that primarily occurs on the back of arms, thighs and buttocks.  It may also be used on other rough skin areas such as knees, heels or elbows.  Clinical tests show that 90% of the participants experienced smoother, softer skin in just one week and 72% reduction in bumps and the appearance of Keratosis Pilaris (KP) in four weeks.  89% experienced consistently less bumpy and consistently softer skin in four weeks.

Look for Gold Bond Ultimate Rough & Bumpy Skin Daily Therapy Cream in the Skin Care aisle.

Winter on Reeves Farm

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets

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I don’t think anyone would doubt that farmers have very busy lives. Last fall, I visited a number of the farmers that work with us at Price Chopper. They all carved time out to spend with me and show me some of what they do. As you might expect, they all described pretty long days – there is only so much time in the growing season, and so many things to do to keep a farm successful.

I also asked them all about vacation, and winter was unanimously the time they used to take trips and attend conferences. My bigger question was, what farm business happens over the winter that helps them successfully transition from season to season?

Brian Reeves of Reeves Farm outlined some of the work they do. Winter is down time, and the pace is very different. December brings work on taxes, and reviewing farm systems like drip irrigation, and machine needs, as they look to close out the last year and prepare for next. With that in mind, Reeves Farm has ordered a new corn planter, which will arrive in the spring. December also brings seed catalogs, and planning the tried and true crops and the new varieties for next season.

In the late fall, when all of the winter squash was finally harvested, they found themselves with a bumper crop. Storage was a huge issue – they have enormous bins they use for pumpkin and squash, and they can move them around with various farm machines. They were storing the bins everywhere – it was pretty tight. This wasn’t the first year they found themselves short on storage, but they decided it was going to be the last year.

It can only be good news when we learn farmers are expanding their capacity to grow and manage a bigger crop, especially our vegetable farmers. Check out the new packing barn annex they are adding on the original building – it is huge! It is a big step for a farm to take on a project like this – the last time they built was in 1992. You can see, when they go, they go big, because they are not going to be building again for a long time.

Vacation plans for trips to warmer climates are on the horizon. We will check back in with Brian and his family as the weather warms up a little, so we can get an inside view of the energy of spring. Meantime, stay warm and enjoy our winter crop of squash and apples – find a great recipe here!

Jane’s New Items

Written by Jane N. Golub

Director In-Store Marketing Programs

 

CAT’S PRIDE FRESH & LIGHT ULTIMATE CARE Cats Pride Fresh & Light

 Cat’s Pride Fresh & Light Ultimate Care is the ultimate lightweight litter that’s up to 50% lighter, provides 10 day odor control, rock hard clumping and is 99.9% dust free.

Unlike other lightweight litters that use ineffective fillers like paper or wood, Fresh & Light Ultimate Care has no fillers and delivers pure performance.  It quickly absorbs and eliminates odors to keep homes smelling fresh and clean.  Its 99.9% dust free formula means less dusty residue and tracking – making cleanup a breeze.

Fresh & Light Ultimate Care is available in both Scented and Unscented Hypoallergenic multi-cat formulas and comes in easy to carry 12 lb. jugs.  It’s truly Light Done Right!

Look for Cat’s Pride Fresh & Light Ultimate Care in the Pet aisle.

 

Farm Rich wingsFARMRICH CHICKEN WINGS and BITES

 Everybody loves wings!  But wouldn’t it be better if you could enjoy your favorite wings without ordering out?

 Now you can enjoy the flavor of classic Buffalo or tangy BBQ style Chicken Wings and Bites from FarmRich!  Crispy breaded chicken wings create a snack that’s perfect for every occasion from game day to family night.  And they’re ready in no time – so you’ll wonder why you ever went out for wings before.

Look for FarmRich Buffalo Style Breaded Chicken Wings and BBQ Style Boneless Chicken Bites in the Frozen aisle.

 

 

Jane’s New Items

Written by Jane N. Golub

Director In-Store Marketing Programs

DaytimeSinusCongestionPack24-3xQLEARQUIL

From the makers of NyQuil and DayQuil comes QlearQuil, a family of over-the-counter medications for the occasional allergy sufferer.

Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from nasal allergies.  However, not all of these people experience allergies every day.  Occasional allergy sufferers often experience symptoms that can vary by time of year, week or even day, which is where QlearQuil comes in.  QlearQuil offers a family of over-the-counter medications that treat specific sinus and allergy symptoms when a consumer needs them.

The QlearQuil family includes All-Day and All-Night 24-Hour Allergy Relief, Nighttime Allergy Relief, Daytime Sinus & Congestion, Nighttime Sinus & Congestion and a 12-Hour Nasal Decongestant Moisturizing Spray.  The entire lineup offers powerfully effective relief from common allergy symptoms, such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, itching of the nose and throat, sinus pressure and congestion.

Look for QlearQuil in the Respiratory aisle.

UNCLE BEN’S FLAVORED GRAINSproductDetail_frenchOnion

What’s for dinner tonight?  The same old recipe prepared the same old way?  Even if it’s one of your family’s favorite meals, don’t you wish there was an easy way to freshen it up with some exciting new flavors?

Now there is!  Introducing UNCLE BEN’S Flavored Grains.  These unique mixes of sophisticated grains make it easy to change up your dinner routine, whether you use them as a side dish or in your family’s favorite recipes.  Price Chopper is proud to bring you two varieties that cook to perfection in just 25 minutes.

UNCLE BEN’S Basmati Medley Savory Herb is a unique blend of basmati rice, orzo and wild rice.

UNCLE BEN’S Brown Rice & Quinoa Roasted Red Pepper features the healthy goodness of brown rice and two types of whole grain quinoa.  They both cook to perfection in just 25 minutes!

Look for UNCLE BEN’S Flavored Grains in the Rice Aisle.

Jane’s New Items

Written by Jane N. Golub

Director In-Store Marketing Programs

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chocolatefairlife ultra-filtered milk has 50% more protein, 30% more calcium and 50% less sugar than ordinary milk and it’s lactose free!

How they do it is simple!  Their milk flows through soft filters to concentrate the natural goodness, like protein and calcium, and filter out the sugars.  That allows them to bottle only delicious nutrient-rich, good-for-you milk with a powerful combination of protein and calcium.

Believe in better® milk and try some today!  Look for fairlife in the Dairy aisle.

STONEFIRE NAAN CRISPSnaanCrisps_Original1

The team at fgf Brands spent years perfecting the authentic recipe for their Stonefire Naan Flatbread.  That same quest for authenticity drove the creation of their Stonefire Naan Crisps.  It took over two years of experimentation and Research and Development to make this unique product a reality.

Now the rich and authentic flavor of Stonefire Naan is available in a light crunchy snack.  Flame baked, using no artificial preservatives, Stonefire Naan Crisps are a versatile snack paired with your favorite toppings or enjoyed plain – right out of the bag.  They’re perfect for bite sized appetizers and entertaining or snacking anytime.

Available in four flavors – Original, Everything, Garlic Parmesan and Tandoori Spice.  At only 120 calories per serving, they’re the perfect better for you snack.

Look for Stonefire Naan Crisps in the Deli Department.

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Whether you’re having a St. Patrick’s Day gathering or you just want to celebrate the day with some cultural food, we have the perfect Irish cheeses available for you!  Try any of the varieties below and save on Kerrygold products with an e-Coupon!

All Kerrygold products are imported from Ireland and made from milk of grass-fed cows that graze the lush green pastures. The Skellig variety is a true sweet cheddar- full flavor throughout, it’s savory and has a sweet almost butterscotch undertone.  Perfect for cheeseboards, pairing with your favorite red wine or cooking with it!

The classic Dubliner is the perfect combination of parmesean and cheddar….sharp,Dubliner Final sweet and nutty!  The Blarney Castle variety is a true historic cheese.  It’s produced using the same hills and streams from over 600 years ago.  It’s very similar to a gouda, mild and creamy and offering your palet a rich flavor throughout.  Enjoy with grapes or with a beautiful fruity white wine.

The Kerrygold swiss is sweet and nutts, full of flavor and enjoyment with every bite!  Last but not least, the cheddar reserve is intense and far from the norm.  It’s aged for 2 years and still its flavor is rich and smooth.

kevinstpatsWritten by Kevin Schulke

Category Manager of Beer, Wine and Salty Snacks

The routine has been relentless and unmistakable…..it began 5 months ago and it has droned on, first there was the cold…then the snow…then even more cold and even deeper snow…..it has gone on and on and on. But wait what is that upon our horizon? It is coming soon and it is St Patrick’s Day, it is a warming beacon near the end of a long, hard winters run now let’s get ready for some fun.  First the list; Corned Beef, check; potatoes, carrots, cabbage, check; Beer, no….let’s do this correctly please, Irish Beer, DOUBLE CHECK! Let me list some selections to help you make your choice.

From CoPintStoutrk Ireland, and 1st brewed in 1856 Murphy’s Irish Stout, it is smooth and creamy with a slightly roasted flavor. It is known as a less bitter stout. It is sold in a Pint can and after pouring it gently into your glass don’t forget to stop and admire its color change before enjoying your first sip.

Harp Lager- For a beer, it is a relative youngster born in Dublin, Ireland in 1960. The name is truly HarpPintfitting as this beer is music to your taste buds. At first glance you’ll take note of the brilliant golden color and at first taste you’ll note a dry malty front that gives way to a crisp, dry hoppy finish. Try it and you’ll be hoppy too!

SmithwicksPint (2)Smithwick’s Ale (pronounced Smit-icks, simply forget the w)- A true veteran beer born in 1710 in Kilkenny, Ireland. Pour it into a Tulip Pint Glass and you’ll note the creamy off white head. One sniff reveals a light caramel with orange marmalade and a gentle smokiness. One sip will yield a fruity, spicy, malty taste that is also refreshing and clean in the finish.

Guinness Draught – A dry Irish Stout also from Dublin, dating back to 1759. It looks black, but upon closer examination it’s actually a deep ruby red with a creamy white collar made up of some of the tiniesGuinnessPint (2)t bubbles imaginable, as you pour you can watch the bubbles racing up the inside of the glass anxious to gulp a bit of fresh air. You’ll note malt and caramel flavors in a complex light bodied yet full flavored smooth and creamy taste; it is perfectly balanced so no one flavor predominates with a very clean finish that begs for more. You can purchase this in bottles or pint size cans (I prefer the cans myself). Now here is where we can become creative, take a Tulip Pint Glass and fill it half way with Harp Lager, then take your Guinness Draught and pour it gently into the glass (over the back of a spoon) to fill and you will have poured a Half and Half. Or you can fill the glass to the halfway point with Smithwick’s and complete with the gentle pour of Guinness Draught and you have poured a Blacksmith.

For me and I hope for you also, St Patrick’s is a day where no matter your own heritage we all become Irish for the Day. I think a small part of that happen is the genuine Irish Beer. Now to help you enjoy the holiday even more all of the leading Irish Beers are on sale at your local Price Chopper, Happy St Patrick’s Day and please remember to celebrate responsibly!

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