The move is part of the grocery retailer’s strategy to deliver healthier and convenient food options to its consumers.
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Jeff Strack is president and CEO for the new Indiana Grocery Group 18 Strack & Van Til stores and two Town & Country stores. He spoke about the challenges he’s faced and the changes in store at the Morning Business Hour program at First Financial Bank in New York, reported the Chicago Tribune. “We lost 3,800 jobs in 9 months,” Strack told the newspaper. “[I] had to repair [our] relationships with employees and venders and reestablish [our] reputation.” Strack added that “they are going back to a lot of private label Strack & Van Til products. ‘We will have 4,000 of our own brand items,’” he was quoted as saying. (Chicago Tribune)
The company wants to connect with more customers by offering them wholesale pricing on private label water.
Inovata Foods produces frozen food entrees under private label arrangements and has co-packing agreements with multinational companies.
Schlotterbeck & Foss manufactures specialty food products with natural, non-GMO and organic ingredients in their new, SQ F-certified facility.
Sofina Foods is expanding its turkey processing capacity, creating approximately 100 new jobs and retaining approximately 60 positions in Ontario.
An increasing number of customers are shopping online for CPGs and are more willing to consider buying new, innovative brands.
Amazon has evolved into a destination for a variety of categories, and now it has added sweets and snacks to its portfolio.
Own label alcohol accounted for 14% of total launches per category from 2013 to 2017 in the United Kingdom, according to a report by Market Research Hub.
The manufacturer, packager and distributor of private label and Adams Reserve branded cheese products has a new director of foodservice.