Richard Turcsik

Articles by
Richard Turcsik

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Can-do attitude

Supermarket front-ends are be­ing bombarded with Spam. But fear not, as this is no cyber attack. It is just proof that shoppers are seeking out the best bang for their buck during the recession—and re...

High on the HOG

Forget that same-old chicken and chop meat. When it comes to answering the question “What’s for dinner?” an increasing number of consumers are finding that fresh pork fits the bill as an economical, d...

The dramatic drop in res­taurant and on-premise consumption has been tempered by an in­crease in supermarket sales, wi­neries say. Sales of “popular price” brands, generally in the $9.99 to $11.99 ran...

I always assumed that envelopes, spiral notebooks, loose-leaf paper and Elmer's Glue-All were quintessential American-made items. Reality struck me a couple of weeks ago when I needed to buy a box of ...

Wine importer Bill Binczak had a prob­lem at the 2009 55th Summer Fancy Food Show, one that many trade show operators can only dream about these days. Business was brisk; so brisk that he was running ...

Good morning, BaltimoreForest Hill, Md.-based Klein’s Family Markets is joining Wakefern Food Corporation, transitioning its seven stores to Wakefern’s ShopRite banner in the process. The alliance mar...

Here comes the sun, the wind and tidal currents too.This past year’s skyrocketing fossil fuel costs have caused supermarkets to look at alterna­tive en­ergy sources to power some of the operations in ...

The “pastabilities” are endless: Spaghetti with meatballs, baked ziti, lasagna, fettuccini Al­fredo, linguine with clam sauce, tuna casserole, macaroni salad.... The number of dishes that can be made ...

Say “mini cheese!”Holland’s famous Beemster Premium Gourmet Dutch Cheese, which maintains U.S. headquarters in Jersey City, N.J., has made its first foray into exact-weight cheeses with Beemster Minis...

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