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• The Chicago Sun Times reports that "J.M. Smucker Co. is lowering the price for most of its packaged coffee products sold in the U.S. an average of 6 percent, as the price of unroasted coffee beans continues to drop." The brands affected include the Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts lines.

• Ahold USA announced that "nearly $67 million was donated in 2012 through the company’s Our Family Foundation, its retail banners of Stop & Shop, GIANT/MARTIN’S and Giant Food of Landover, Maryland, along with customer, vendor, and associate donations to local organizations committed to fighting hunger, improving the lives of children, and building healthy communities."

Ahold USA also announced a new three-year initiative to distribute $9 million in Fighting Child Hunger grants from its Our Family Foundation.
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