BOISE, Idaho and SEATTLE, Wash., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies, the second-largest food and drug retailer in the United States, has selected Trace Register, a global leader in full supply chain seafood traceability, in a major step towards fulfilling its industry-leading Responsible Seafood Policy and Commitments.
Albertsons added sushi to its “Top 5 by 2022” project, which promises that the five most popular wild and farm-raised seafood species used for sushi in its stores will be sourced sustainably and responsibly.
"Sushi represents a large and growing opportunity for retailers to affect positive change in seafood sustainability,” said Lori Dupre, whose job is to provide corporate support for Albertsons delis.
One immediate result: no more eel, whose populations are in decline.
Customers and employees donate $1.6 million towards organization's long-term recovery efforts
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a $1.6 million donation from Albertsons Companies Foundation to support long-term recovery efforts for underserved residents affected by California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
A number of US retailers, including Ahold Delhaize, Albertsons and Target, have joined with global food manufacturers such as Kellogg and Kraft Heinz to form the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON).
The aim of the group is to educate and assist North American companies in making and delivering on commitments to source sustainable palm oil.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) announces the formation of the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON), today following the 15th Annual Roundtable Meeting in Bali, Indonesia. In an effort to accelerate collaboration within the market, NASPON’s mission is to educate, build momentum and assist North American companies in making and delivering on commitments to source sustainable palm oil.
BOISE, Idaho, December 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies this week caps off a successful season of holiday giving campaigns that will help food banks provide emergency food assistance throughout the lean winter months. Fueled by customer generosity, store teams gave more than 20,000 turkeys and hams for holiday dinners while generous and engaged customers donated thousands of tons of additional food for people in need.