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Fairleigh Dickinson University Recognizes Wakefern with Sustainability Award
April 22, 2016

Fairleigh Dickinson University Recognizes Wakefern with Sustainability Award

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Institute for Sustainable Enterprise (ISE) proclaimed Wakefern an “outstanding sustainable family-owned business” at its 10th anniversary celebration. Wakefern Community Relations Manager Christine Magyarits accepted the award on behalf of the cooperative.


Wakefern Clarifies Its Position on Cage-Free Eggs
April 01, 2016

Wakefern Clarifies Its Position on Cage-Free Eggs

Wakefern Food Corp. and its cooperative members would like to clarify its position on cage-free eggs. It is our goal to source 100 percent cage-free, fresh eggs for our ShopRite, Price Rite and The Fresh Grocer stores by 2025 based on available supply.
 


Wakefern Food Corp. Member Honored
March 28, 2016

Wakefern Food Corp. Member Honored

Rafael Cuellar, president and CEO of Cuellar Family ShopRites and a member of Wakefern Food Corp., is recognized by the New Jersey Food Council.


New Chief Information Officer for Wakefern
February 25, 2016

New Chief Information Officer for Wakefern

At the forefront of technology during her two decades at Wakefern, Cheryl Williams is named Chief Information Officer for the company.  She will work in her new role to ensure that technological innovation remains a competitive advantage for the cooperative.
 


Wakefern COO Joe Sheridan Honored by Susan G. Komen
February 23, 2016

Wakefern COO Joe Sheridan Honored by Susan G. Komen

Wakefern President and COO Joe Sheridan, whose wife successfully battled breast cancer, will be part of Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s inaugural class of Pink Tie Guys. Joe, pictured left with wife Joan, will be honored March 4 at the 2016 Pink Tie Affair.


NGA Presents Great American Award to Lorelei Mottese
November 24, 2015

NGA Presents Great American Award to Lorelei Mottese

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to recognize Lorelei Mottese with NGA's highest award for government relations, the Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award. The award was presented to Ms. Mottese by NGA President and CEO Peter J. Larkin and NGA Vice President of Public Affairs Greg Ferrara at Wakefern Food Corp.'s Annual Shareholders' Meeting, held October 29 in East Brunswick, New Jersey.


Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $15.7 Billion in Retail Sales
October 30, 2015

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $15.7 Billion in Retail Sales

Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph S. Colalillo and President and COO Joe Sheridan addressed Wakefern’s shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting today in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The company reported a record retail sales level of $15.7 billion for the 53-week fiscal year ending October 3, 2015, a 6.7 percent increase from the prior year, and $12.8 billion in Wakefern wholesale sales. 


Food Retail Consumer Affairs Veteran Cheryl Macik Receives Service Award
June 10, 2015

Food Retail Consumer Affairs Veteran Cheryl Macik Receives Service Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) presented Cheryl Macik, director of consumer affairs for Wakefern Food Corp., with its Esther Peterson Consumer Service Award, recognizing her dedication as a shopper advocate and her influence in serving and retaining Wakefern’s loyal customer base across its ShopRite and Price Rite banners.  


NJBIZ Honors New Jersey’s General Counsels
April 08, 2015

NJBIZ Honors New Jersey’s General Counsels

Wakefern Food Corp. General Counsel Allison Berger has been named a finalist in the 2015 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, is sponsored by Update Legal, Update Discovery, Gibbons P.C., Archer & Greiner P.C., K&L Gates, Princeton Legal Search Group, Hudson Reporting and Garfunkel Wild. The General Counsel of the Year Awards program honors New Jersey’s standout General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers for the critical role they play in making their companies successful. 


EPA Recognizes Ravitz Family Markets for Outstanding Efforts in the Food Recovery Challenge
February 18, 2015

EPA Recognizes Ravitz Family Markets for Outstanding Efforts in the Food Recovery Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the accomplishments of Ravitz Family Markets for its participation in its Food Recovery Challenge program, reducing climate footprint, improving efficiency, helping communities and achieving cost savings through waste reduction. A member of the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative and led by a family of second and third generation grocers, Ravitz Family Markets owns and operates five ShopRite stores in southern New Jersey.




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