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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.


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.




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