UNFI To Sell 13 Shoppers Stores; 4 Others To Close

26 remaining stores will continue to operate.

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Kroger Launches Fresh Meals On-Demand Delivery Service

The Cincinnati, OH-based retailer has partnered up with tech-powered, delivery only restaurant concept ClusterTruck to offer what it is calling Kroger Delivery Kitchen without service or delivery fees.

Utz To Surpass $1 Billion In Sales With Conagra DSD Acquisition

Last month Utz Quality Foods, the Hanover, PA-based snack food company, acquired Conagra’s DSD snack business. For the CPG giant, the sale of brands...

Ronetco Supermarkets CEO and Chairman Of The Board Passes Away At 85

On November 17, 2019, Dominick V. Romano, 85, CEO and chairman of the board of Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc., passed away peacefully surrounded by his...

Store Openings Help Wakefern Reach $16.6B In Retail Sales

The Keasbey, NJ-based wholesale cooperative posted a gain of 0.7 percent in retail sales for its 2019 fiscal year ended September 28.

Lyft Now Offers Low Fare Grocery Access Program In Baltimore And NYC

The ride sharing company, which launched the initiative in April, will offer residents of food deserts discounted rides to partnered grocery providers.

Taking Stock

At Allegiance Meeting, John Derderian Tells Vendors He’s Bullish About Co-Op’s Growth

It was a record year for the retailer owned co-op based in Iselin, NJ.

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SOUP TO NUTZ

MAFTO 15th Annual Gala honors Acme president Jim Perkins.

METRO BEAT

Allegeciance Retail Services unveils its newest banner.

AISLE CHATTER

Companies putting aside their differences to collaborate for the greater good.

LEGISLATIVE LINE

The Clock Is Ticking To 2021

STATEHOUSE UPDATE

Congress Should Pass USMCA This Year - Agriculture Voices Needed.

Dean Foods Files For Bancruptcy, May Sell Itself To The Dairy Farmers Of America

America's largest milk producer blames its financial woes on the "accelerated decline in the conventional white milk category."

PFMA Adds Two New Members To Its Board Of Directors

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA), a statewide trade organization advocating for the retail food industry, has bolstered its Board of Directors by adding...

Wegmans Pulls Out Of Plans To Build Annapolis Location

The Rochester, NY based retailer cites issues with the Anne Arundel County planning department as the impetus for the withdrawal from the much anticipated site.

Ginnett Replaces Clontz As Kroger Mid-Atlantic President

After a 48-year industry career, Jerry Clontz has retired as president of Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division based in Roanoke, VA. He will be replaced by...

Giant, Safeway, UFCW Locals Agree To Temporary Extensions

New Contract Negotiations At A Stalemate As All Parties Seek Help From PBGC.

Daniel Katz Named New Chairman, CEO Of Allegiance Retail Services

Katz was named to his new position after former chairman and CEO David Maniaci announced that his company, Nicholas Markets, would be leaving the Iselin, NJ-based co-op to join the larger Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative.

SOUP TO NUTZ

MAFTO 15th Annual Gala honors Acme president Jim Perkins.

METRO BEAT

Allegeciance Retail Services unveils its newest banner.

AISLE CHATTER

Companies putting aside their differences to collaborate for the greater good.

LEGISLATIVE LINE

The Clock Is Ticking To 2021

STATEHOUSE UPDATE

Congress Should Pass USMCA This Year - Agriculture Voices Needed.

Dean Foods Files For Bancruptcy, May Sell Itself To The Dairy Farmers Of America

America's largest milk producer blames its financial woes on the "accelerated decline in the conventional white milk category."

PFMA Adds Two New Members To Its Board Of Directors

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA), a statewide trade organization advocating for the retail food industry, has bolstered its Board of Directors by adding...

Wegmans Pulls Out Of Plans To Build Annapolis Location

The Rochester, NY based retailer cites issues with the Anne Arundel County planning department as the impetus for the withdrawal from the much anticipated site.

Ginnett Replaces Clontz As Kroger Mid-Atlantic President

After a 48-year industry career, Jerry Clontz has retired as president of Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division based in Roanoke, VA. He will be replaced by...

Giant, Safeway, UFCW Locals Agree To Temporary Extensions

New Contract Negotiations At A Stalemate As All Parties Seek Help From PBGC.

Daniel Katz Named New Chairman, CEO Of Allegiance Retail Services

Katz was named to his new position after former chairman and CEO David Maniaci announced that his company, Nicholas Markets, would be leaving the Iselin, NJ-based co-op to join the larger Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative.

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Kreider Farms Sponsors World Vision 6K Run for Water

Kreider Farms hosted its second World Vision 6K Run for Water on Saturday, May 4th. Each adult participant's registration fee provides clean water for one person in need for a lifetime.

Redskins TE Vernon Davis Takes Part in Safeway “Kick Hunger” Scavenger Hunt in D.C.

Washington Redskins' Vernon Davis competed in a supermarket scavenger hunt against ABC7 WJLA's Adriana Hopkins and Kidd O’Shea to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank.

Maryland’s Best Expo 2019

The Maryland Department of Agriculture hosted its 17th annual Grower-Buyer expo at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD.