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How Albertsons Companies and Its Seafood Suppliers Are Tackling Illegal Fishing

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The oceans provide us with some of the world’s most sought-after delicacies, from Alaskan king crab to succulent scallops, as well as the ever-popular tuna for a sandwich. Americans consume, on average, 15 pounds of seafood a year, contributing to a $60 billion US industry.

Unfortunately, the profits and perils of sourcing food from the open seas have given rise to dangerous, unsustainable and inhumane fishing practices used by unscrupulous fishing operations.

Albertsons Digital Marketplace Spices up Customers’ Online Shopping Variety

Handcrafted, hard-to-find items, and vendors wanting to increase product exposure find a home on Albertsons Companies’ new Albertsons.com/Marketplace site
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BOISE, Idaho, October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies today announced that Albertsons Digital Marketplace now offers over 40,000 specialty products to customers nationwide, like hard-to-find spices and condiments, specific flavors of coffee, unique health and beauty products, and other health and wellness items. The newly launched Albertsons.com/Marketplace site plans to offer more than 100,000 products by the end of the calendar year.  

Albertsons Companies Pharmacies Release Online Education Tools With Aim to Vaccinate 1.5 Million People This Flu Season

Websites include new flu maps, facts, interactive content for better public understanding
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BOISE, Idaho, October 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - To bolster the public’s awareness about flu vaccinations and the fact that many insurance plans will cover most or all of the cost, Albertsons Companies pharmacies have fully revamped their informational consumer flu websites with new features, easier navigation, and interactive tools this flu season.

Wellness 2.0: How Albertsons, CVS And Eileen Fisher Are Ushering In The Next Phase Of Health-Focused Retailing

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Albertsons: Dietitian-Led Workshops In The Grocery Aisles

Albertsons, which operates its namesake groceries and supermarkets under 20 banners such as Safeway and Vons, is steering the business so that its stores are an authentic extension of its pharmacy arm to become a “true health-and-wellness destination for the communities we serve,” Mark Panzer, senior vice president of pharmacy health and wellness, told PSFK.

Celebrating National Coffee Day With O Organics®

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Sipping a cup of coffee is a morning ritual for many Americans. In fact, the number of Americans drinking a daily cup of coffee is at the highest level since 2012, with demand continuing to get a boost from at-home consumption and gourmet drinks, according to the National Coffee Association.

2018 Top Women in Store Brands Announced

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Originally published on Store Brands

It’s time to announce the honorees of the 2018 Top Women in Store Brands (TWISB).

First, a little bit about the TWISB program. It was created by Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (WISE) in conjunction with Store Brands magazine to provide well-deserved recognition to female executives who have achieved exceptional success and bring a passion for store brands to their day-to-day activities. 

Albertsons Companies Announces Sustainability Highlights and Purchase of 10 Tesla All-Electric Semi Trucks

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BOISE, Idaho, November 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today released its 2018 Sustainability Update, highlighting successes in reducing waste, expanding organic offerings, leading in seafood sustainability, and supporting the causes customers care about most.

Customers Help Albertsons Redesign Open Nature Brand

New look ‘relied heavily’ on consumer insights, retailer says
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By Russell Redman

“This new look reflects what customers have always loved about Open Nature: high quality and minimally processed products that support a clean lifestyle for the whole family,” Geoff White, president of own brands at Albertsons Cos., said in a statement. “We are thrilled to have the new design fully rolled out across all of our trusted Open Nature products.”

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Safeway Want You to “Lighten Your Load”

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This summer, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Safeway stores are partnering to help save shoppers energy and money on their lighting with “Lighten Your Load” events.

On select days at Safeway locations, bring old incandescent and/or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs and receive up to three free LED light bulbs and a new, reusable shopping bag. These “Lighten Your Load” events are a way to save on electric bills and ensure that plastics and dangerous substances, like mercury, do not enter the waste stream.

Kroger, Walmart, Albertsons Among Top Grocers Supporting Ethical Charter for Produce Industry

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A new framework for responsible practices in fresh produce and floral supply chains has been unveiled in a joint partnership between the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association, and several of the industry's top grocers have voiced their support for the undertaking.

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