Keasbey, NJ (June 3, 2009) – Wakefern Food Corp., the distribution and merchandising arm of ShopRite supermarkets, has announced that Rich McMenamin was elected to its Board of Directors.

Mr. McMenamin, owner and operator of two ShopRite stores in the Philadelphia area — the ShopRite of Roosevelt Boulevard and the ShopRite of Morrell Plaza — was elected to the Board of Directors on May 21, 2009.

He brings four decades of experience in the supermarket business and joined Wakefern Food Corp. in 1995 with the opening of his first ShopRite store at Roosevelt Boulevard.

“It is with great pleasure that I welcome Rich to Wakefern’s Board of Directors,” said Joe Colalillo, chairman and CEO at Wakefern Food Corp. “His wealth of experience and dedication to Wakefern’s continued success has earned him the respect and admiration of his fellow Board members,” added Colalillo.

“I’m proud to serve on the Board of Directors of a company that is an industry leader,” expressed Mr. McMenamin. “I am humbled by and grateful for the opportunity to be part of a team that works together to take Wakefern to the next level of innovation, customer service and success.”

Prior to Wakefern, Mr. McMenamin started his supermarket career with Acme markets in 1968. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University in 1974 and in 1982, Mr. McMenamin joined A&P (Superfresh) as a store manager. He went on to become a district store manager in 1983 and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in 1990. In 1993, Mr. McMenamin became Group Vice President of 78 Superfresh stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

About Wakefern Food Corp.

From a small, struggling cooperative with eight members – all owners of their own grocery stores – Wakefern Food Corporation has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States and one of the largest employers in New Jersey. The cooperative is comprised of 45 members who individually own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite banner. Today, Wakefern, the merchandising and distribution arm of the company, and the more than 200 ShopRite stores located throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland employ more than 50,000 people.

About ShopRite

ShopRite supermarkets are members of Wakefern Food Corporation, a retailer-owned cooperative. Through the more than 200 stores located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and

Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite was named Feeding America’s (formally named America’s Second Harvest) Grocery Distributor of the Year (1999) for its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, a year-round initiative dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities served by ShopRite stores. Since its inception, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated more than $20 million to 1,400 worthy charities and food banks.