The purchase of O'Malia Food Markets by Marsh Supermarkets Inc. is now officially complete, according to Don E. Marsh, chairman, president and CEO of the acquiring food chain. O'Malia's will continue to operate under that name as a separate division of Marsh Supermarkets.
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR - news) today said it is cooperating with a ground beef recallannounced by American Foods Group, Inc., a wholesale meat supplier based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.American Foods announced the recall as a precautionary measure after the U.S.
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2001--Industrialinfo.com (Industrial Information Resources Inc.: Houston, Texas)confirms that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT - news; Bentonville, Ar.) plans to open approximately 210 new discount storesand supercenters domestically in 2002.
Local 1564 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union today announced that it had negotiatedto retain nine former Furr's supermarkets under union contract. Union President Diane Vigil-Kimberle said that Smith's Food and Drug had agreed to union contracts for seven former Furr's stores.
Nestle, the world's biggest food company, said today that sales ofits packaged food increased in emerging markets, compensating for slower growth in the United Statesand in Western Europe and helping to lift first-half profit 13 percent.
McCain Foods Limited will acquire the production facilities and food service business of Anchor Food Products Inc. in a three-party transaction. H.J. Heinz Company will purchase the company's branded products sold to retail outlets, including supermarkets and club stores.
The viaLink Company (Nasdaq:VLNK - news) today announced that FlowersBakeries, a super-regional baking company and subsidiary of Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO - news), will use viaLink's syncLink(SM)for product, price and promotion synchronization.
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