Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Honors Essential FreshDirect Employees for Courage and Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

February 19, 2021 FreshDirect

On Wednesday, February 17, in keeping with the celebration of Black History Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recognized FreshDirect employees Larry Scott Blackmon, Kisha Brown-Anderson and Raymond Talovera for their selfless courage and stellar service throughout the pandemic.

NOAA Fisheries Conducting Surveys For Scientists to Assess Impacts on Commercial/For-Hire Fishing Operations and Seafood Dealers/Processors Related to COVID-19

February 17, 2021 NOAA Fisheries

The phone survey is a follow-up to an earlier on-line survey conducted in July and August on economic impacts for the first half of 2020. The upcoming survey will assist us in assessing economic impacts over the entire calendar year.

New Acosta COVID-19 Report Reveals 75% of Shoppers Plan to Stick to at Least Some of Their New Habits Post-COVID

February 16, 2021 Acosta

The research found that while the pandemic concern level is finally on the decline, shoppers acknowledge it will be a long time before things return to normal. Shopping and eating behaviors dramatically changed last year, and many shoppers plan to continue those new habits post-COVID-19.

Niman Ranch to Distribute $80,000 to Help Independent Restaurants During Pandemic

February 15, 2021 Niman Ranch

Niman Ranch, the natural meat pioneer known for its commitment to humane animal care, sustainability and family farmers, has announced a pledge to distribute $80,000 to independent restaurants across the country this winter and spring. The Niman Ranch Restaurant Relief Fund provides much-needed financial resources to restaurants as many in the industry struggle to stay afloat amid the Covid pandemic.

Kroger Announces New Vaccine Payment for All Associates

February 9, 2021 The Kroger Co.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Companies today announced that it will provide a one-time payment of $100 to all associates who receive the full manufacturer-recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.