Food Trade News

Wakefern, C&S, Supervalu, McLane, AWI Pace Mid-Atlantic Wholesalers

Food World's 2011 study of Mid-Atlantic wholesalers.

Delhaize Set To Add 450 New Stores; Retailer Seeks 5-7% Annual...

Delhaize announced plans for 450 new stores in the next five years, including hundreds of Bottom Dollar Food units in the U.S.

Sussman Named Stop & Shop NY President; Onorato New Ahold SVP

Ahold USA announced that Ron Onorato, formerly Stop & Shop NY president will move into a new role as SVP-operational initiatives for Ahold USA while Don Sussman will take over at Stop & Shop.

Wakefern Posts Record $12.8B Retail Sales, $9.5B Wholesale Volume; Janeway Officially...

Wakefern Food Corp. held its annual meeting late last month and it was clearly one of the most pivotal gatherings in the company’s 65 year history, with record retail and wholesale volumes and the offical retirement of president Dean Janeway.

Not Guilty: Jury Acquits White, Small And Currie

Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie, retired Shoppers president Bill White and former Shoppers VP Kevin Small were all found not guilty November 8 of federal extortion and bribery.

Yucaipa, Goldman Sachs, Mount Kellett Seek A&P Chapter 11 Exit With...

A&P announced November 3 that is has entered into an agreement to receive $490 million of debt and equity financing from private investors including The Yucaipa Cos., Mount Kellett Capital Management LP and Goldman Sachs.

Weis' Hepfinger Named 2011 'Manos' Award Recipient

David J. Hepfinger, president and CEO of Weis Markets, has been selected as the 2011 Pete Manos Retail Executive of the Year, based on votes by readers of Food World and Food Trade News.

Safeway Reportedly Close To Genuardi's Sale; Giant/Carlisle Seen As Prime Buyer

Safeway's "sales exploration" process involving its Genuardi's stores will reportedly lead to a deal with several retailers in the near future.

Federal Trial Begins For Supermarket Execs White, Small

The bribery and extortion trial of Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie and co-defendants Bill White and Kevin Small, both former Shoppers executives, began September 27 in Baltimore.

Key Ahold USA Changes: Hucker Appointed Giant/Landover President; Singh To EVP-Ops

Anthony Hucker has been appointed president of Ahold USA's Giant/Landover division while Bhavdeep Singh has been named EVP-operations.