Hannaford Guiding Stars Program

Hannaford, a 158-store chain in New England and parts of New York, plans to unveil the Guiding Stars program this week. It calls the program "nutritious shopping made simple." Here's a peek at the system.

Food Category No Star 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star
Dairy Brand X Whipped Yogurt, Key Lime Pie Flavor, Whole Milk & Cottage Cheeses Brand Y Goat Yogurt, Apricot Mango, 2% Milk Brand Z Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt, 1.5% Lowfat Milk Brand Z No Fat Plain Yogurt, Fat Free Milk
Cereal Brand X, Vanilla Yogurt Bran Cereal Brand Y Corn Flakes Brand Z Bran Flakes Brand Z Shredded Wheat Bran
Bread Brand X Multigrain Bread Brand Y Multigrain Bread Brand Z 12 Grain Bread Brand Q 9 Grain Whole Wheat Bread
Meat/Seafood/Chicken Pork Breakfast Sausages 90% Lean Ground Beef Haddock Fillet, Turkey Burgers Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breast
Deli Items Deli Meats & Cheeses Brand X Garlic and Herb Tortillini Cranberry Walnut Side Salad Brand Y Taboule
Salty Snacks Brand X Potato Chips, Lightly Salted Brand Y Sweet Beet Veggie Chips Brand Z Lite Popcorn Brand Q Deluxe Mixed Nuts
Soups Brand X Clam Chowder Brand Y Fat Free Lentil Soup Brand Z White Bean Soup Brand Q Vegetable Barley Soup

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