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"FoodLand" is the name of at least two American supermarket [[chain]s. Exterior appearance of typical American supermarket (a Safeway) A supermarket or grocery store is a store that sells a wide variety of food. ...


One operates 29 stores throughout the state of Hawaii under the "FoodLand" and "Sack 'N Save" names. It is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii. "Food, Family & Friends" is their current slogan. The chain traces its roots back to 1948 when it opened its first store in Honolulu's Market City. By 1967 it would expand statewide. Today they are the only locally-owned supermarket chain in Hawaii. Official language(s) Hawaiian and English Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 28,337 km² n/a km 2,450 km 41. ... Honolulu redirects here. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Official language(s) Hawaiian and English Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 28,337 km² n/a km 2,450 km 41. ...


Another company other operates 90 stores throughout West Virginia, western Virginia, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, southeastern Ohio, and the panhandle of Maryland. Their slogan is "Close to Home." An undetermined number of stores located in the southeastern United States, particularly in Alabama, share the same logo as the West Virginia-based chain but appear to be otherwise separate. Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 44,825 square miles (116,096 square kilometers) LandArea = 40,986 square miles (106,154 square kilometers) WaterArea = 3,878 square miles (10,044 square kilometers) PCWater... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 145 km 400 km 21 37°53N to 39°43N 75°4W to 79°33W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 30th 52,423 sq mi  135,775 km² 190 miles  306 km 330 miles  531 km 3. ...


The name "Foodland," being fairly generic in nature and apparently not a registered trademark, appears as all or part of the name of countless unaffiliated grocery stores throughout the country. The Bass Red Triangle, was the first trademark registered in Britain in 1876. ...


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History of Foodland Ontario (696 words)
Although Foodland works with all agricultural sectors, efforts are concentrated in the area of fresh fruits and vegetables since this area is subject to the greatest challenge in the market and has a limited ability to respond due to resource restrictions.
To achieve its market objective, Foodland communicates the benefits (economic and product characteristics) of Ontario produce, encourages the purchase of Ontario produce, co-ordinates promotion and research activities with producer organizations and industry stakeholder, and promotes the Ontario "brand." The target group for these strategies are the primary and secondary food purchasers in Ontario.
The introduction of Foodland's television commercials in 1997 supported a two pronged strategy, the first of which reinforced the attributes of buying fresh, high quality, locally grown produce and introduced the new theme "Invite Ontario home for dinner" These commercials expanded Ontario's close and local message to mean more than distance (e.g.
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