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Lineage Logistics acquires Cold Storage Nelson for major expansion into New Zealand
Lineage Logistics, LLC., the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has acquired leading New Zealand cold storage business, Cold Storage Nelson Limited (“CSN”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“CSN has industry-leading skills in inventory control, compliance and traceability,” Mr. Jeff Rivera, Lineage’s Global Chief Operations Officer, said. “CSN’s facilities, combined with our industry-leading technology and innovation, will assist New Zealand customers to navigate increasing supply chain demands in New Zealand and internationally..."
AI Tech Company Nala Robotics Signs Expansion Deal with Slice Factory Pizza Chain
Nala Robotics, an AI technology company revolutionizing the culinary industry, today announced it will supply Chicago-based Slice Factory with its autonomous chef, Pizzaiolaä, a multi-cuisine, voice-controlled pizza maker that also cooks pasta, burgers, wings, as well as prepares salads.
Under the terms of the agreement, Nala Robotics will custom design and install Pizzaiola at Slice Factory's newest locations to help fuel national expansion efforts. The pizza chain, which operates 12 locations in Chicago and surrounding the suburbs, has laid out an aggressive expansion plan...
Kroger Fulfillment Network Expands to Central Ohio
The Kroger Co. America's largest grocery retailer, today announced it will offer more Americans delivery through the addition of a spoke facility in Central Ohio powered by the Ocado Group. The addition of a delivery "spoke" brings innovation and modern e-commerce to the Central Ohio area, including Columbus, and will extend the grocer's reach and ability to provide fresh and friendly services to its customers.
"We're proud to expand the Kroger fulfillment network in our home state," said Gabriel Arreaga, Kroger's senior vice president and chief supply chain officer....
Vital Farms Announces Expansion of Egg Central Station
Vital Farms’ world-class egg washing and packing facility expected to generate over $300 million in additional revenue and create over 50 high-quality jobs
Today, Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation that offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide, announced the expansion of Egg Central Station, its world-class egg washing and packing facility in Springfield, Missouri. The 150,000 square foot facility nearly doubled from its original size, creating additional capacity that will enable Vital Farms to continue growing its pasture-raised egg business. The expanded facility will...
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces $82.0 Million for Capital Projects to Expand Cage-Free Production
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has approved new capital projects to further expand the Company’s cage-free egg production capabilities. The Company plans to fund the proposed projects for an estimated total of $82 million through a combination of available cash on hand, investments and operating cash flow.
The proposed projects will include the following Cal-Maine Foods’ locations:
- Delta, Utah - four new cage-free layer houses and two pullet house conversions with capacity for approximately 810,000...
Kroger Fulfillment Network Expands with Facility in Cleveland Region
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced it will offer more Americans delivery through the addition of a Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) in a new geography – northeast Ohio. The facility will be powered by the Ocado Group and combine vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics to provide an affordable, friendly, and fast fresh food delivery service as part of the company's seamless ecosystem.
"Kroger is incredibly excited to expand our delivery business in our home state and provide northeast Ohioans access to thousands of fresh and popular products, including..."
Kroger and Kitchen United Open Houston Location
Kroger and Kitchen United MIX announced today the opening of a kitchen center in Houston, Texas, located in The Heights neighborhood. Customers can order freshly prepared, on-demand restaurant meals from any or all participating restaurants to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.
"Our customers know they can count on Kroger as a destination for the freshest meal solutions," said Dan De La Rosa, Kroger's group vice president of fresh merchandising. "The Kitchen United collaboration provides another simple, on-demand meal option within our stores. It is one more example of how Kroger..."
Kroger Fulfillment Network Expands to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced it will offer more Americans delivery through the addition of a spoke facility in Oklahoma City powered by the Ocado Group. As a continuation of Kroger's successful entry into Florida in 2021, Oklahoma will serve as another new geography for the company, bringing innovation and modern e-commerce to the area, extending the grocer's reach and ability to provide its customers anything, anytime, anywhere.
"We're excited to extend the Kroger fulfillment network to Oklahoma City, a new geography for our operation and..."
Southeastern Grocers Elevates Belonging, Inclusion and Diversity With Expansion of Charitable Focus
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, announces the expansion of its charitable giving focus in the new year to support more causes committed to elevating belonging, inclusion and diversity and the local organizations that share the grocer’s passion for celebrating differences and strengthening communities. SEG’s expanded commitment to belonging, inclusion and diversity will help the grocer and its charitable arm, SEG Gives Foundation, make a larger impact within its communities while empowering authenticity, educating...
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces $23.0 Million Capital Project to Expand Cage-Free Production
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $23.0 million capital project to expand the Company’s cage-free egg production at its Okeechobee, Florida, production facility. The project will include the construction of two cage-free layer houses and one cage-free pullet house with capacity for approximately 400,000 cage-free hens and 210,000 pullets, respectively. Construction will commence immediately with first pullet placements planned by mid-May 2022 and the first layer house finished by...
Jollibee Foods Corporation Supports Expansion and Commitment to Quality with HACCP and Digi®
SmartSense by Digi®, part of Digi International - a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions - today announced that Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) North America has amplified its commitment to the highest standard of quality as it rapidly expands its footprint with digital HACCP and temperature monitoring solutions from SmartSense by Digi®. Now deployed in more than 100 retail locations across the U.S. and Canada, state-of-the-art sensors and digital task management tools from SmartSense by Digi ensure the highest quality...
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