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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.


October 27, 2011

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $12.8 Billion in Retail Sales

Keasbey, NJ (October 27, 2011) – At the Wakefern Food Corp. 2011 Annual Meeting, the company reported that it had reached a record sales level of $12.8 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ending October 1, 2011, an 8.5 percent increase from same period last year, and $9.5 billion in warehouse sales. The cooperative opened 10 new ShopRite stores and 2 new PriceRite stores during the same period.


August 03, 2011

MAYOR BOOKER BREAKS GROUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR WAKEFERN FOOD CORPORATION

Newark, NJ – August 3, 2011 –Forem Facility Management's 180,000-square-foot temperature-controlled facility will bring 120 permanent jobs to Newark. New Wakefern facility will distribute food products to ShopRite and PriceRite stores in the Northeast


May 26, 2011

Wakefern Food Corp. Clarifies Member Acquisition of Two New Locations

Keasbey, NJ, May 26, 2011 - Recent media reports have identified ShopRite® as the winning bidder of 10 Superfresh locations in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area. Wakefern Food Corp., owner of the ShopRite trademark, announced today that it seeks to clarify those reports in an effort to correct any misinformation reported by the media.


May 12, 2011

NJBIZ Ranks Wakefern One of Top Ten Places to Work in New Jersey

Keasbey, NJ— May 12, 2011 — Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been ranked in the top ten of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. This prestigious award, given annually, recognizes and honors top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state's economy, workforce and businesses.


April 01, 2011

Wakefern Food Corp. Hosts 32nd Annual Tribute to Women and Industry Awards

Keasbey, NJ (April 1, 2011) – In honor of its 20th anniversary of supporting the YWCA’s Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) program, Wakefern Food Corp. hosted this year’s 32nd Annual Awards Dinner. Through its partnership with the Central New Jersey TWIN branch, Wakefern donates annual funds and services to help the organization provide career and mentoring services to women in business. The awards dinner, which took place on Thursday, March 31, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the awards dinner was held at the Palace on Davidson Avenue in Somerset, New Jersey.




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