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    Hannaford Milks It for All It’s Worth

    New Hampshire drive sends gallons to food bank

     

    Five Hannaford Supermarkets in southern New Hampshire took part in the Great Gallon dairy drive on Oct. 13, during which shoppers donated 1,323 gallons of milk and Hannaford contributed 305 gallons – all of which were matched by Lynnfield, Mass.-based dairy producer HP Hood, for a total of 3,246 gallons given to the New Hampshire Food Bank. Pictured left to right: HP Hood driver Matt Klosenski; New Hampshire Commissioner of Agriculture Lorraine Merrill; Hannaford Assistant Store Manager Matt Dion; New Hampshire Food Bank Executive Director Melanie Gosselin; Hannaford Store Manager Brian Hayes; New Hampshire Dairy Farmer Stewart Yeaton; HP Hood VP of Public Relations and Government Affairs Lynne Bohan; HP Hood mascot Coco the Cow; New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas; New England Dairy Promotion Board Nutrition Communication Specialist Stephanie Ferrari. Other event sponsors included the board’s “Must Be The Milk” program. Similar promotions have resulted in hundreds of gallons of milk donated to local and regional food banks across New England, with this latest event racking up the largest donation total to date.

     

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