February 12, 2010

Connecticut Gains Ten New ShopRite Stores and One New PriceRite Store

February 12, 2010 – Keasbey, N.J. – Wakefern Food Corp. and its cooperative members announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Minnesota-based SuperValu to purchase eleven Connecticut locations of Shaw’s Supermarkets, a wholly owned subsidiary. The projected closing date for the deal is expected late March/early April subject to certain terms and conditions.

January 27, 2010

ShopRite’s Jeff Brown Honored During State of the Union Address

Keasbey, NJ; January 27, 2010 – In honor of his accomplishments in bringing ShopRite supermarkets to urban “food deserts” in and around Philadelphia, Jeff Brown, of Brown’s Super Stores was invited by President and Mrs. Obama to attend tonight’s State of the Union Address.

January 14, 2010

Wakefern Food Corp. Donates $250,000 to Assist in Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

Keasbey, NJ – January 14, 2010 – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that on behalf of its ShopRite and PriceRite stores, it will donate $250,000 to The American Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims in Haiti -- further reinforcing the company’s commitment to community service.

December 31, 2009

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces Record $11.7 Billion in Retail Sales

Keasbey, NJ, December 31, 2009 – Wakefern Food Corp., the retail merchandising and distribution company that supplies and supports ShopRite and PriceRite supermarkets in the states of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode island Massachusetts, announced combined retail sales results of $11.7 billion for the fiscal year ending October 3, 2009.

October 28, 2009

Wakefern Food Corporation/ShopRite Dedicates Wing at Deborah Heart and Lung Center

BROWNS MILLS, NJ (October 28, 2009) – Officials from Wakefern Food Corporation/ShopRite officially dedicated a brand-new, state-of-the-art electrophysiology suite today at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, New Jersey. Funded with more than one million dollars raised through Wakefern/ShopRite’s fundraising efforts, these monies will help continue Deborah’s on-going mission of never billing a patient, because “there is no price on life.”

October 28, 2009

Wakefern Food Corp. Launches Health & Wellness Program Series of Health and Fitness Initiatives Designed to Promote Healthy Living

Keasbey, NJ; October 28, 2009 – As part of a series of health and wellness initiatives, Wakefern Food Corp. kicked off a cardio campaign at the company’s 2-day inaugural Fitness & Wellness Celebration recently.

October 28, 2009

Wakefern/ShopRite Donates Funds to Refurbish Training Facility for New Community Corp. of Newark

Keasbey, NJ — October 28, 2009 — Officials of Essex County’s Division of Training and Employment joined ShopRite, Wakefern and New Community Corp. (NCC) today for the re-opening of the New Community Corp. ShopRite training center in Newark. The new and improved NCC training facility was made possible through support from Wakefern/ShopRite.

October 26, 2009

Wakefern/ShopRite Named “Corporate Sponsor of the Year” by The Hope Chest Scholarship Foundation

Keasbey, NJ — October 26, 2009 — Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite has been named the 2009 “Corporate Sponsor of the Year” by the Hope Chest Scholarship Foundation (HCSF). HCSF provides financial assistance to minority New Jersey students attending a college, university or trade school. The Foundation’s recipients are chosen based on demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

October 26, 2009

Wakefern/ShopRite Presents BRAG Scholarship to Centenary College Student

Keasbey, NJ — October 26, 2009 — Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite once again presented a Black Retailer Action Group (BRAG) scholarship to a deserving student from the New York metropolitan area this year. Nneka Covington, a senior at Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ, received this award, the recipients of which are chosen both for academic achievement as well as financial need, on Friday, October 23 at the 39th Annual BRAG Scholarship and Awards Dinner in New York City.

September 14, 2009


Keasbey, NJ, September 14, 2009 – Wakefern Food Corp. has recently been informed by the New Jersey Better Business Bureau that the Wakefern name has been misused by unauthorized individuals for fraudulent purposes and is alerting its stakeholders to this scam.

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