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Albertsons Sees More Inflation
Albertsons Cos. projected higher inflation for the rest of the year, driven by higher supply-chain and labor costs across the food industry.
The Boise, Idaho-based supermarket chain is passing through some price increases to shoppers but said it is also offering cheaper alternatives. Executives said consumers are still spending heavily on groceries as they stay at home and cook more than they did before the pandemic.
"We have not seen material change in customer behavior," Chief Executive Officer Vivek Sankaran said Monday during a call with analysts.
Food companies say they have been...
Johnsonville Rolls Out Sausage Strips Nationwide
Rolling out to grocery stores nationwide this summer are Johnsonville Sausage Strips - a new product line of fully cooked smoked sausage that looks and cooks like bacon, but is sausage.
After a successful launch in 2020 among Midwest consumers, Johnsonville Sausage Strips are now available to consumers nationwide at additional U.S. retailers including...
Albertsons Expands Recall on Items Containing Chicken as Part of Tyson Foods Recall
Albertsons Companies announces the removal of additional items containing chicken as part of the recall initiated by Tyson Foods, Inc. The product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. On July 4, 2021, Albertsons Companies announced a removal of certain Signature Café Shredded Roasted Chicken that was also supplied by Tyson Foods. Tyson Foods’ recall announcement can be found here.
The affected Tyson product was produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021, and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and...
DoorDash and Albertsons Companies Partner to Launch Access to On-Demand Grocery Delivery
DoorDash and Albertsons Companies are announcing a new partnership to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 well-known Albertsons banner stores across the country including Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, and more from the DoorDash marketplace app.
As expectations for convenience, speed and ease continue to grow, consumers can now order groceries and essentials on-demand for delivery within an hour through DoorDash's top-rated marketplace with no time slot, queues or minimum order size required. Albertsons will offer more than...
Albertsons Companies Names Jennifer Saenz EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer
Albertsons Companies announced that Jennifer Saenz will join the Company as EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer effective July 12th, 2021. Saenz will be responsible for all areas of merchandising within the Company, including Own Brands. Saenz will also be responsible for further strengthening the Company’s relationships with its brand partners. She will join the Company’s senior leadership team and report to Vivek Sankaran, President and Chief Executive Officer.
“We’re excited to welcome Jennifer to the Albertsons team,” said Sankaran. “A commitment to serving our customers with a broad and differentiated assortment of products is a key aspect of our transformation strategy. Jennifer’s extensive global industry experience and proven track record of driving growth through...
Sadler's Smokehouse Introduces Authentic Ready-to-Eat Pit-Smoked Texas Barbeque
Sadler's Smokehouse is introducing ready-to-eat beef brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken and St. Louis Ribs at select retailers this summer. The new line of Sadler's Smokehouse® products is pit-smoked low and slow, using butcher-quality cuts of meat, no artificial ingredients, Texas hardwoods and 65 years of family barbeque tradition.
"First and foremost, these products come already prepared in the tradition of real Texas barbeque, giving home barbeque enthusiasts and cooks the freedom to enjoy more time together while experiencing...
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