Food Trade News
With its third CEO in place in less than a year, A&P is making moves designed to strengthen the company for the long term.
Six notables from the industry will make up the eighth class to be inducted into the Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame.
Snyder's of Hanover and Lance, Inc., announced they have signed a definitive agreement to combine in a stock-for-stock merger.
Three of the leading retailers in the Delaware Valley - A&P, Supervalu (Acme) and Safeway (Genuardi's) posted disappointing numbers in their most recent operating periods.
A&P late last month abruptly replaced Ron Marshall as president and CEO with Sam Martin, who most recently was COO of OfficeMax.
Weis Markets on July 12 reported a 34.9 percent increase in its second quarter earnings.
The Baltimore City Council last month passed a bottle tax that will ad two cents to some bottled beverages bought in the city.
More than 1,500 vendors attended last month’s first ever Ahold USA Retail vendor meeting held at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s effort to impose a beverage tax on the citizens of the city has failed. It officially died (for this year, anyway) on May 20.