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Smucker cuts prices of Folgers coffees

BY Jenna Duncan

NEW YORK J.M. Smucker & Co. has cut the prices of four Folgers coffees due to a drop in costs of green coffee beans, the company announced Friday. The price cuts on the newly-acquired Folgers brand products were put into effect immediately.

A spokesperson for Folgers told the international press that Smucker cut the price of Folgers Ground by 10 cents each for10.33-ounce to 11.5-ounce containers, a price cut of about 3.5 percent.

The price of Folgers Gourmet coffees was also slashed by 35 cents for every 10-ounce to 12-ounce container, a price reduction of almost 8 percent.

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Winn-Dixie remodels Pensacola, Fla., stores

BY Melissa Valliant

PENSACOLA, Fla. Winn-Dixie grocery stores in three different Pensacola, Fl., locations—Bayou Boulevard, Mobile Highway and East Nine Mil Road—went through a makeover recently. Produce and bakery sections were expanded, restrooms remodeled, an updated assortment of organic products was added, as well as another store entrance. All three stores received a new design, as well as other renovations.

The company is celebrating Friday and Saturday with special events for the public, including wine and cheese tasting and a “family fun day” at two of their refashioned locations.

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Lindt gets into the holiday spirit with seasonal packaging for its chocolates

BY Melissa Valliant

KILCHBERG, Switzerland Lindt just made the holidays a little sweeter. The Swiss chocolate manufacturer has refashioned its premium chocolate packaging with holiday designs and prices affordable enough to pick up a few for relatives and friends with a sweet tooth.

Lindt’s Holiday Tree, for $7.99, is filled with a bag of Lindor Truffles, and their red poinsettia box, for $6.99, brings to mind the holiday flower often used for decoration this time of year. The milk or dark chocolate Santa Claus, wrapped in brightly colored foiled, is available for only $3.99, as are the reindeer, which are wrapped in gold foil and are available in milk, dark and white chocolate.

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