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October 25, 2012

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $13.6 Billion in Retail Sales

Keasbey, NJ (October 25, 2012) – Wakefern Food Corp.’s chairman and CEO, Joseph S. Colalillo, and president and COO Joe Sheridan, addressed Wakefern’s membership, store management and staff at the company’s annual meeting in East Brunswick, New Jersey on October 25, 2012.


June 28, 2012

Wakefern Associates Give Back to the Community Through Volunteer Programs Three Spring Initiatives Support the Company’s Core Values

Keasbey, NJ (June 28, 2012) – Wakefern Food Corp. has always enjoyed a strong relationship with the community. In fact, volunteerism is encouraged at Wakefern because it reflects the core values of the company - Integrity, Innovation and Teamwork. Supporting the communities they serve helps to keep these core values top of mind – and spirit – for the more than 50,000 Wakefern and ShopRite employees combined across six states. This past spring, three very special community initiatives showcased the company’s thriving charitable spirit.


June 22, 2012

CHRISTOPHER KENNY APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF KENNY FAMILY SHOPRITES OF DELAWARE

Wilmington, DE (June 22, 2012) – Delaware Supermarkets, Inc. (DSI) announced today that Christopher L. Kenny, chief operating officer, will assume the role of president and chief executive of the company, effective immediately. Former president and DSI founder Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. will remain chairman of the board as his son transitions into his new role. Christopher L. Kenny is also a member of the DSI Board of Directors.


May 24, 2012

Wakefern Vice President Recognized by ‘Executive Women of New Jersey’

Keasbey, NJ — May 24, 2012 — Wakefern Food Corp. proudly announces that Cheryl Williams, Vice President of Digital Commerce and Innovation, was recognized by Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) at the recent “Salute to Policy Makers” Dinner. The biennial event, which took place on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, honors women of professional distinction in New Jersey.


May 23, 2012

WAKEFERN FOOD CORP. BREAKS GROUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW ELIZABETH WAREHOUSE FACILITY

Elizabeth, NJ – May 23, 2012 –Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph Colalillo and President Joe Sheridan, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage, and Elberon Development Co LLC’s Executives Anne Evans Estabrook and Dave Gibbons will break ground on Elberon’s new warehouse and distribution center for Wakefern Food Corp. next Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 11 AM, at 600 York Street.


April 27, 2012

Wakefern Named in Top Five of 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey

Keasbey, NJ — April 27, 2012 — Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been ranked fifth out of 100 of NJBIZ Magazine’s 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. This is the second year in a row that Wakefern has been honored with this prestigious award, which recognizes top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state's economy, workforce and businesses.


April 23, 2012

Wakefern Donates $1 Million to Academy of Food Marketing at St. Joseph’s University

Keasbey, NJ – April 23, 2013 – Wakefern yesterday donated a record $1 million to The Academy of
Food Marketing at St. Joseph’s University – the largest ever gift to the food business school based in
Philadelphia.


April 05, 2012

Wakefern Named 2012 Internship Employer of the Year

Keasbey, NJ — April 5, 2012 — Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been named the 2012 Internship Employer of the Year by Seton Hall University.


February 29, 2012

Wakefern Named One of 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey

Keasbey, NJ — February 29, 2012 — Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been named one of NJBIZ magazine’s 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey for the second year in a row. This prestigious award, given annually, recognizes and honors top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state's economy, workforce and businesses.


January 25, 2012

Wakefern Food Corp. and Food Bazaar Sign Wholesale Agreement

Keasbey, NJ (January 25, 2012) – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been chosen by New York City-based Food Bazaar Supermarkets to fulfill its dairy, frozen food, grocery, health and beauty, non-foods and specialty grocery product needs for its 16 locations throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Additionally, Food Bazaar has been approved to carry the ShopRite private label line of products, including its Specialty Imported items, in all of its stores.




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