FreshDirect Reveals Top Food Trends for 2021

January 13, 2021 FreshDirect

FreshDirect, the leading pure-play online fresh food grocer serving the Northeast, today announced its top food trends for 2021. This year’s predictions were curated by FreshDirect’s in-house team of food experts. As food retailers at the forefront of the industry, FreshDirect has a unique and early view of cutting-edge grocery, ecommerce, and customer trends.

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.

New York Common Pantry Unites Partners This Thanksgiving to Support Neighbors in Need

November 25, 2020 FreshDirect

The Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at New York Common Pantry (NYCP) may look different this year, but Thanksgiving favorites, conversation, and connection will be once again served.

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.