Albertsons Companies

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Adding 26,000 Jobs & 174 Stores, and Increasing Support to Local Communities Since 2015 Merger with Safeway

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BOISE, Idaho, January 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- On the two-year anniversary of the merger that created the second-largest supermarket company in the U.S., Albertsons Companies announced that since the merger with Safeway, it has grown its workforce by 10 percent, creating 26,000 jobs; built or acquired 174 locations; increased healthy food and financial donations; and elevated its commitment to sustainability.

Eating Healthy in the New Year

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Whether it is a New Year’s resolution or a lifestyle choice, eating healthy benefits everyone. As shoppers navigate the aisles in their stores, they use a variety of cues to identify foods that are healthy for them and their families. They look at labels, ingredient lists, messaging and packaging to validate their purchases. We help them make educated choices as they look for quality and affordability. It also matters that we are committed to their health and well-being.

Albertsons Companies Holiday Giving Campaign Provides Millions of Meals, Thousands of Toys and Financial Donations for People Throughout the U.S.

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BOISE, Idaho, December 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies today thanked its employees and customers across the many communities it serves for helping donate millions of nutritious meals and thousands of toys through the company’s 2016 Holiday Giving Campaign.

Albertsons Companies Expands Responsible Seafood Program to Sushi and Shelf-Stable Tuna, Announces Ambitious “Top 20 by 2022” Responsible Seafood Goal

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BOISE, Idaho, November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In an ambitious move to provide customers with the highest-quality, traceable seafood from environmentally and socially responsible sources, Albertsons Companies announced today a new Responsible Seafood Policy.

The policy sets a bold vision for sustainable seafood across the 2,300+ stores in the Albertsons Companies family and expands the existing program beyond fresh and frozen seafood to include shelf-stable tuna (canned and vacuum-sealed), as well as sushi sold from our delis.

Albertsons Companies Proves Supermarket Chains Can Practice Sustainability

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman
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Originally published on Justmeans.com

Can a large supermarket chain really practice sustainability? One of the largest supermarket chains in the U.S. proves they can.

Albertsons Companies Receives Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award

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BOISE, Idaho, April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today named Albertsons Companies (Albertsons) winner of its prestigious Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for the company’s commitment to increasing awareness of the EPA’s Safer Choice Program for sustainable products.

Albertsons Companies Partners with Hearing Wellness Network to Offer Free Hearing Test Kiosks at 24 Stores

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BOISE, Idaho, April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that it will provide free hearing tests to customers in 24 stores using a unique testing kiosk developed by Hearing Wellness Network. The diagnostic test expands Albertsons Companies’ health and wellness services to customers by offering a quick and easy method to diagnose possible problems and promote hearing awareness. Kiosks are now available as part of a pilot program at participating Albertsons, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star Market and Tom Thumb stores.

Albertsons Companies Stores Celebrate Earth Day with Plastics Recycling Partner

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This April 22nd marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. While this is a key day to celebrate environmental achievements, it’s also important to recognize our role as environmental stewards each and every day. This is something that Albertsons Companies and our family of stores (including ACME, Albertsons, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star, United, and others) takes seriously all year round through the conscientious reduction, reuse, and recycling of all our materials. Plastic is a great example.

Conscientous Seafood Providers Educate Others

By Traci Angel
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Originally published on The Guardian

It’s just not environmental advocates who are talking about sustainable seafood these days. Concerned chefs, supermarket executives and suppliers are taking action to ensure that seafood is responsibly sourced and served.

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