GMA’s Bailey Responds to Obesity Writer
WASHINGTON -- Pamela G. Bailey, president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association responded to an author of an obesity book and article by saying that his work “misrepresents” the efforts of CPG manufacturers.
PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway here has taken a leadership position on an issue not typically given much visibility in the North American food industry — eradicating human trafficking and slavery in the supply chain of retailers and CPG manufacturers.
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership, a voluntary program designed to help retailers reduced refrigerant charge and leaks, will explore the use of the Green Globes building rating system in a webinar on Feb. 28.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Hosted by the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the Supply Chain Conference held here Feb. 4-6 provided many examples of collaboration between retailers and manufacturers.
PLEASANTON, Calif. — Carl Graziani, senior vice president, supply chain for Safeway here, is encouraging retailers and CPG manufacturers to begin “mapping their [global] supply chains” in an effort to identify suppliers with suspect labor practices that could include human trafficking and slavery.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Ahold USA, Quincy, Mass., plans to launch a vendor collaboration initiative next month that will include sending POS, supply chain and merchandising data via a third-party to some number of its CPG suppliers in order to improve product availability and customer satisfaction.
TYLER, Texas — Brookshire Grocery Co. here announced it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership, a voluntary program designed to help retailers reduced refrigerant charge and leaks, transition to environmentally friendly refrigerants and test new refrigeration systems.
ORLANDO — The implementation of new technology was a key factor in the development of Brookshire Grocery Co., Tyler, Texas, over the past five years, said its president and chief executive officer, Rick Rayford.
ORLANDO — The Consumer Goods Forum, Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association have launched an initiative to identify opportunities for retailers and manufacturers to share transportation capacity in order to improve efficiencies and deliveries.
MODESTO, Calif. -- Save Mart Supermarkets, in collaboration with the American Heart Association and its Go Red For Women movement, has committed to raising more than $400,000 this year to help increase awareness and foster education about the risks of heart disease for women.