Giant Food Partners with Flashfood on Pilot Program to Save Customers Money on Groceries and Reduce Food Waste

October 28, 2021 Flashfood

Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional food retailer, today announced a collaboration with Flashfood, a digital marketplace providing customers access to heavily discounted food nearing its best-by date. Initially available at three select Giant stores in Maryland and Virginia, this pilot program continues the expansion of Flashfood’s partnership with Giant’s parent company, Ahold Delhaize USA and its regional store brands. 

FreshDirect Announces Completion of Sale to Ahold Delhaize and Centerbridge Partners

January 6, 2021 FreshDirect

FreshDirect, the Northeast’s leading online fresh food grocer, today announced that it closed its sale to Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest food retail groups, and investment firm Centerbridge Partners. The closing occurred today.

FreshDirect CEO Says Customers Will Only See Benefits After Dutch Grocer Buys Majority Stake

November 24, 2020 Amelia Lucas, CNBC

The Dutch company already has a foothold in U.S. grocery e-commerce through Peapod, which was the first company in the country dedicated to online grocery delivery. But FreshDirect’s specialty is fresh food, which represents about 60% of its total sales, and it has a higher market share than Peapod in the New York tri-state area.

Ahold Delhaize and Centerbridge Partners Announce Acquisition of FreshDirect

November 19, 2020 Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize will acquire the majority share, funded by cash on hand, and Centerbridge Partners will be a minority equity investor with a 20% stake.

Ahold Delhaize Invests in Sustainable Products, Reduces Climate Impact and Promotes Healthier Eating Using Funds Raised With Sustainability Bond

July 3, 2020 Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize announces that the full proceeds of the company’s first Sustainability Bond have been used to support the increased consumption of sustainably sourced products, further reduce the company’s climate impact and increase sales of healthier products.