Our Clients

Choosing foods with the best nutritional value can happen almost anywhere. Here are some examples of places where you can find the Guiding Stars program.

Grocery Stores

Food Lion

Food Lion, is based in Salisbury, N.C. The company strives to deliver quality products, low prices and great service to customers in 10 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.

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Hannaford Supermarkets, is based in Scarborough, Maine and operates in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. The stores offer good prices, value, and top-quality fresh foods supported by daily deliveries and friendly, efficient service. Hannaford developed the Guiding Stars System in 2006 with the help of a scientific advisory panel.

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GIANT’s story began in 1923 when David “D. J.” Javitch opened a two-man butcher shop called the Carlisle Meat Market with the intent of offering the best products at the fairest price. In 2013, GIANT celebrated their 90th anniversary with 90 day of community giving. They remain committed to giving shoppers a great experience.

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MARTIN’s was acquired by GIANT in 1970, joining to become GIANT/MARTIN’S and continuing the growth trend that led the company to be acquired by Ahold in 1982. In 2013, GIANT/MARTIN’S celebrated their 90th anniversary with 90 day of community giving. They remain committed to giving shoppers a great experience.

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Stop & Shop

Stop & Shop has been around for more than 100 years and counting. A lot has changed in all that time; for example, they’ve grown in size and in scale. They now operate more than 400 stores throughout New York, New England and New Jersey. They started small, back in 1914 when the Rabinowitz family opened a small grocery store in Somerville, MA. Four years later, they came up with the modern self-service supermarket and by 1947, the company had grown into a flourishing chain of 86 supermarkets. A real-life American dream come true.

And the dream is still going strong. Stop & Shop has become a household name to customers and a leader in the retail grocery industry, pioneering the superstore concept that everyone loves. They have accomplished a lot, like expanding and offering new products and technologies and providing top-level service to all of their customers.

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Giant Food

Our story starts in 1936 when N.M. Cohen and Samuel Lehrman founded Giant Food Inc. and opened Washington, DC’s first supermarket. Since then, we’ve continued to grow and innovate, pioneering computer-assisted checkout scanning and opening over 150 stores throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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Food Service

University of New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea and space-grant university, UNH is the state’s flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.

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University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota is the state’s most comprehensive intensive research university and the primary center for professional and educational training. Founded by the Dakota Territorial Assembly in 1883, UND has remained a university with a strong liberal arts foundation surrounded by a variety of professional and specialized programs. UND is one of 47 public universities in the nation with both accredited graduate schools of law and medicine. UND enrolls over 13,000 students in 217 fields of study from baccalaureate through doctoral and professional degrees.

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Manchester Hillside Middle School

Hillside Middle School – Manchester, NH

Hillside Middle School is located in Manchester, New Hampshire and has a population of approximately 870 students in grades 6 through 8. Hillside serves a range of students. Thirty-one native languages are represented in the school.

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Henry J. McLaughlin Middle School – Manchester, NH

McLaughlin Middle School, named after Henry J. McLaughlin, Jr.,  was the first middle school in the City of Manchester. There are over 850 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the School and the educational programs are student-centered, team-oriented, and provide a hands-on/experimental approach.

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Strategic Partners

Aurora Information Systems

Aurora Information Systems offers consulting, software development and support for food service management systems. Their flagship product, FoodPro(R), is a full-service software application addressing all functional areas of the food service business including forecasting  and precosting, menu planning, food purchasing, production and inventory control, catering, nutritive analysis, point-of-sale interface, post cost reporting and financial analysis.

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New York City Department of Health

New York City Department of Health

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of all New Yorkers through education, service and governance.

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Since 1982, Solutran has provided a full range of treasury management solutions to the nation’s top corporations and state governments. Solutran’s services span the payment spectrum, from paper check processing and conversion to fully electronic payments and WIC processing. Their mission is to manage the flow of financial transactions for clients who issue or receive high volumes of payments.

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Midcentury Media

Midcentury Media, a New York-based company is building the premier in-store mobile shopping assistant to help consumers decide where to shop and what to buy. MCM’s iPhone application, Shopper, has consistently been a top seller in the lifestyle category of the iTunes App Store, where it continues to delight consumers with a simple and intuitive interface.

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