Many Retailers Breathed a Sigh of Relief when they learned they wouldn't be required to certify their stores simply for handling and selling organic items. That was in 2002, when the National Organic Program was introduced, and it only required certification for supermarkets that manufactured or repackaged their own organic food. So why does the number of chains voluntarily seeking certification continue to increase? “Certification sends a clear message to our customers that Hannaford is ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.