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

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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. We 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.

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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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Grocery Delivery



Peapod – an Ahold Delhaize company – is the country’s leading Internet grocer, serving 24 U.S. markets throughout Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin. Founded in 1989 as a smart shopping option for busy households, today Peapod has delivered more than 40 million grocery orders. Customers can order online or on Peapod’s free mobile app for delivery to homes and workplaces or pick-up at many convenient locations.

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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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Concord Hospital

Concord Hospital is a nationally accredited medical center providing comprehensive acute-care services and programs to residents throughout New Hampshire. Our cornerstone Centers of Excellence for orthopedics, cancer, cardiac, urology and women’s health reinforce Concord Hospital as a regional, medical resource for specialized care that consistently provides unprecedented diagnoses, treatment and support for more than 40 medical specialties. As a charitable organization, Concord Hospital provided more than $38 million in community benefit programs and services, including $14.5 million in charitable care in 2012.

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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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Wellness Layers

Wellness Layers is a leading provider of branded web and mobile portal ecosystems. They offer special platform editions for the healthcare, nutrition and diet, fitness, pharma and social ecommerce markets. Their mission is to help each of their clients transfer their products, services and brands into the online and mobile realm without losing their brand messaging in translation.

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shines and jecker laboratories

shines & jecker laboratories

Since 2007, shines & jecker laboratories has been a full-service web design and development company and have been a core part of developing the Guiding Stars web presence. Their goal is to help businesses and non-profits build, manage, and grow their online presence. Their philosophy is that web technology should be efficient and accessible to everyone.

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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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SSPR is a technology communications agency that has partnered with Guiding Stars to aid in every field of public relations for the program including messaging, media relations, and brand management.

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