Jimmy Wright Honored with NGA’s Great American Award

Fla –  The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, is pleased to recognize Jimmy Wright with the Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award, NGA’s highest award for government relations.

Global Report Names Food Lion’s MVP Savings Program #2 Loyalty Grocery Retail Program

July 30, 2021 Food Lion

Food Lion’s MVP Savings Program was ranked second in The Loyalty Report’s Best U.S. Grocery Retail Programs of 2021. The Loyalty Report is recognized as the industry’s longest standing and largest global study on customer engagement, loyalty attitudes, behaviors, drivers and distribution. This is the second consecutive year Food Lion’s MVP Rewards customer loyalty program received national recognition in the report.

Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association Awards 2021 Ridge Scholarships to 22 Students

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA) has chosen the winners of its 2021 Thomas R. and Laura Ridge Scholarship. Twenty-two students who represent PFMA’s membership earned the scholarships based on their academic record, school and community involvement, a submitted essay and required recommendations. 

Hitchcock Farms Launches New Product, Napa Cabbage Hearts at PMA

July 30, 2021 Hitchcock Farms

Hitchcock Farms is excited to introduce their latest product innovation, Napa Cabbage Hearts at the PMA Foodservice in Monterey last week. Known as the first grower/shipper of Romaine Hearts (under their Garden Hearts brand), and the first to introduce baby iceberg lettuce (Iceberg Babies), Hitchcock Farms is excited about their latest product, Napa Cabbage Hearts. 

UNFI Announces Appointments of Sandy Douglas as Chief Executive Officer and Jack Stahl as Independent Chair of the Board

July 29, 2021 United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) today announced the appointment of J. Alexander (Sandy) Miller Douglas to the role of Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors effective August 9, 2021. Mr. Douglas is a proven, customer-focused, strategic leader who brings a broad background and expertise in distribution, sales, marketing, and e-commerce as the Company’s new CEO.