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Kroger marks anniversary of its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste impact plan

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Friday, September 30, 2022

CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of September, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) celebrated the five-year anniversary of its ambitious Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan. Launched in 2017, Zero Hunger | Zero Waste remains the centerpiece of the company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy. It is widely recognized as an industry-leading platform for collective action and systems change.

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  • CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of September, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) celebrated the five-year anniversary of its ambitious Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan.
  • Launched in 2017, Zero Hunger | Zero Waste remains the centerpiece of the company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy.
  • "We've learned a lot since introducing our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste plan five years ago," said Denise Osterhues, Kroger's senior director of ESG and president of The Kroger Co.
  • We are incredibly grateful to the nonprofit and for-profit organizations who amplify our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste mission at the national and local levels.

Ode Audio: Play Podcasts on Play Ode

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Other podcasts streaming on Play Ode include: The Read, The Breakfast Club, The Smoke, The Right Time with Bomani Jones, Blues in the Basement, Black History Year, Dead Ass with K & D, Therapy for Black Girls and others.

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  • Other podcasts streaming on Play Ode include: The Read, The Breakfast Club, The Smoke, The Right Time with Bomani Jones, Blues in the Basement, Black History Year, Dead Ass with K & D, Therapy for Black Girls and others.
  • With the tagline, Hear us here, Ode endeavors to be the platform that celebrates Black media, Black culture and Black engagement.
  • Play Ode, proudly features a variety of popular podcasts from iHeartMedia.
  • The Play Ode app is available now at the App Store, Google Play and odeaudio.com

Don Lee Farms and Donald and Andrea Goodman Award Annual 2022 Inglewood Scholarships

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

The One for All (OFA) Scholarship Event, sponsored by Donald Goodman, President of Don Lee Farms, Andrea Goodman and Don Lee Farms, awarded exceptional Inglewood-based students with scholarships to continue their education.

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  • The One for All (OFA) Scholarship Event, sponsored by Donald Goodman, President of Don Lee Farms, Andrea Goodman and Don Lee Farms, awarded exceptional Inglewood-based students with scholarships to continue their education.
  • Over twenty-five students were presented with scholarships at the event attended by Donald and Andrea Goodman and Mayor James T. Butts.
  • I want to personally congratulate the 2022 scholarship recipients, said Donald Goodman, President, Don Lee Farms.
  • U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters presented Don Lee Farms and Donald Goodman a Congressional Certificate of Special Recognition for supporting scholarships to outstanding high school students in the City of Inglewood.

On National Coffee Day, AI-Based Consumer Shopping Trends Analyzer Looks at Grocery Store Coffee Buying Habits

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

On the cusp of International Coffee Day , Saturday, October 1, Verify identified consumer trends and relationships between different products when purchased together.

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  • On the cusp of International Coffee Day , Saturday, October 1, Verify identified consumer trends and relationships between different products when purchased together.
  • The data clearly shows that coffee is usually purchased along with other staples water was first overall, then cheese, milk, and then colas.
  • Generally Dunkin drinkers prefer sweet products, they have both cola and chocolate in their top 5 and more sweets in their top 10 purchases.
  • Ice cream was the #2 product for Starbucks customers, but didnt crack the top 10 for the other coffee brands.

Kroger Joins White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, outlined new efforts in its quest to fight hunger and create healthier communities during the Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health convened by President Joe Biden.

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  • Kroger Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen participated in the Conference aimed at ending hunger and increasing healthy eating and physical activity among Americans.
  • "We are proud to join the White House and dozens of public, private and non-profit organizations who share our longstanding commitments to end hunger, eliminate food waste, and improve health and nutrition for all Americans," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO.
  • Concurrent with the Conference convened by the White House, Kroger Health brought together a coalition of leaders passionate about improving population health through food and nutrition for an industry roundtable discussion and watch party of the White House Conference official events.
  • Kroger Health , the healthcare division of The Kroger Co., is one of America's leading retail healthcare organizations, with over 2,200 pharmacies and 220 clinics in 35 states serving more than 14 million customers annually.

Travis Kelce Joins ZenWTR Alkaline Water's Roster of Investors

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ZenWTR® – the premium alkaline water and world's first and only beverage in a bottle made from 100% recycled, certified ocean-bound plastic – today announced the addition of Kansas City's Travis Kelce to its roster of athlete and celebrity investors. Beyond being his choice for ultra-pure premium hydration to stay game-day ready, Kelce stands behind ZenWTR's mission to prevent ocean pollution.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ZenWTR the premium alkaline water and world's first and only beverage in a bottle made from 100% recycled, certified ocean-bound plastic today announced the addition of Kansas City's Travis Kelce to its roster of athlete and celebrity investors.
  • "As an athlete, staying hydrated is crucial to my performance," said Travis Kelce, ZenWTR investor and professional football player.
  • "ZenWTR is my go-to choice as it's the perfect alkaline water for superior hydration, plus I love that each bottle helps prevent ocean pollution.
  • "We couldn't be more excited to have Travis Kelce join the ZenWTR investor squad," said Collins.

e2e Pharma Announces NSF Certification of Phoenix, AZ Manufacturing Facility

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- e2e Pharma, a private label end-to-end manufacturer for CBD and non-CBD branded topicals and ingestibles that are sold direct to consumers online and through nationwide retail chains, announced today the certification of their 30,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, which has been audited and approved by NSF.

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  • e2e has achieved the 455-2GMP - NSF/ANSI 455-2 Good Manufacturing Practices for Dietary Supplements and the 455-3GMP - NSF/ANSI 455-3 Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics.
  • Our mission at e2e Pharma continues to be based in safety, transparency, product efficacy, and trust, said Shannon Bard, Founder of e2e.
  • With decades of CPG experience informing our strategy, our team always strives for the highest standards in manufacturing practices, and our NSF certification is another third-party accolade that sets the products e2e creates ahead of the pack.
  • The NSF/ANSI 455 GMP mark indicates that an NSF auditor has audited a facility, checked documents and deemed the facility compliant with GMP regulations for production, said David Trosin, Managing Director, Global Health Sciences Certification at NSF.

Corporate Leaders, PGA Tour Winners, and HR Luminaries Highlight Make Work Better Summit

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Betterworks recently announced its speaker lineup for the company's first-ever one-day virtual Make Work Better Summit on Oct. 19. Headlining the event are Ryan Estis, keynote speaker and former Chief Strategy Officer of a Fortune 500 Company, recent PGA TOUR winner Luke List, forthcoming author and Betterworks' VP of HR Transformation Jamie Aitken, Colgate's Senior Director of People, Organization and Leadership Development Michaela Schoberova, founder and principal of Inspirati Leadership Solutions Kate Beatty and others.

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  • Betterworks Free Conference Must See for Leadership, HR and Management Professionals
    MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Betterworks recently announced its speaker lineup for the company's first-ever one-day virtual Make Work Better Summit on Oct. 19.
  • The Make Work Better Summit will dive into how business flourishes when people flourish and the need for HR to serve as a strategic partner to the C-Suite.
  • Summit participants will hear from business and sales leader, Ryan Estis, about how to shape human-centric leadership.
  • In other sessions, attendees will gain insights into:
    The Make Work Summit will be an action-packed day, kicking off at 9 a.m. PT until 1:30 p.m.

Avocados from Peru Donates to Local Food Banks through Partnership with Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Feeding America's Hunger Action Month, Avocados from Peru (AFP), the official superfood of the Los Angeles Rams, teamed up with Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less to donate 26,000 fresh, nutrition-packed avocados to local food banks in the San Bernardino and Riverside, California area. A celebration was held on September 26 to commemorate the donations of 13,000 avocados to the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino (CAPSBC) and Feeding America Riverside/San Bernardino (FAIE). This donation adds on to the over 50,000 avocados AFP has already donated to food banks this summer. 

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  • "Avocados from Peru is proud to continue supporting food banks in their quest to fight hunger and help improve nutrition," said Xavier Equihua, President of the Peruvian Avocado Commission.
  • "It is an honor for our producer, exporter and importer members to donate thousands of healthy and nutrient-dense avocados to help those who struggle with food insecurity."
  • "We are thrilled to collaborate with Avocados from Peru in our mission to fight food insecurity," said Sunny Reelhorn Parr, Corporate Affairs Director for Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less.
  • Avocados from Peru thanks our partners at Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less for making this donation possible.

New Pantry and Storage Jars from the Makers of Ball® Home Canning Products Make Easy Pantry Organization Possible

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Newell Brands, the maker of Ball® home canning products, are adding new Ball® Stack & Store Jars to its pantry and storage collection, designed to take the guesswork out of organization. To celebrate the launch, the brand is partnering with organization, DIY and home design expert Kim Bui (@xomyhome) to create a series of three easy-to-use pantry blueprints, showing people how to mix and match jars for the perfect pantry configuration that's customizable based on the space they have available.

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  • "Many people know Ball Jars for canning, but our pantry and storage jars go far beyond just keeping contents fresh they also make organizing a breeze,"said Kris Malkoski, Business Unit CEO, Writing and Food at Newell Brands.
  • Paired with her pantry blueprints designs, Kim is also sharing five best practices for easy pantry organization.
  • Be transparent:Use clear, airtight containers, such as Ball pantry and storage jars, to keep dry foods fresh longer and visible for easy access and a clean, streamlined look.
  • Rubbermaid Incorporated's Ball brand home canning products are part of Newell Brands' global portfolio of brands and products.