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Follow Your Heart® Launches Three New Innovative Cheeses to Satisfy Growing Demand for Plant-Based Products

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:36pm

Follow Your Heart Dairy-Free Bleu Cheese Crumblesis the first-to-market dairy-free blue cheese crumbles product to hit retail shelves.

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  • Follow Your Heart Dairy-Free Bleu Cheese Crumblesis the first-to-market dairy-free blue cheese crumbles product to hit retail shelves.
  • The launch of these new dairy-free cheeses come at a time when demand is the highest ever for plant-based options.
  • Restaurants and consumer packaged goods companies are enthusiastic about the new Follow Your Heart plant-based cheeses.
  • The new line up joins the other popular Follow Your Heart Dairy-Free cheeses such as the Feta Crumbles, Parmesan, and a variety of slices.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Retail Line is Rapidly Expanding Nationwide

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 6:29pm

Dallas, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit Retail Line is being picked up by retailers nationwide making it easier to pick up some of your favorite foods and seasonings at your local grocery store.

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  • Dallas, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit Retail Line is being picked up by retailers nationwide making it easier to pick up some of your favorite foods and seasonings at your local grocery store.
  • Dickeys Barbecue Pit retail line is making it easier for fans to enjoy delicious Legit.
  • Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the worlds largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey.
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Albertsons Companies Will Now Offer Napa Valley Wine Academy Certification Nationwide to Associates

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:44pm

"Albertsons Companies understands the importance of wine education," said NVWA Founder Christian Oggenfuss, "The new wine certification program that we have developed specifically for their beverage stewards, reflects the mission of our academy, which is to prioritize the experience for the student.

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  • "Albertsons Companies understands the importance of wine education," said NVWA Founder Christian Oggenfuss, "The new wine certification program that we have developed specifically for their beverage stewards, reflects the mission of our academy, which is to prioritize the experience for the student.
  • The Albertsons Companies beverage stewards can take the courses online while on the job, to earn two different levels of certification: Wine 101 and Wine 201.
  • "Napa Valley Wine Academy has developed a great way for Albertsons Companies to increase the confidence of our beverage stewards, as well as our customers who can trust the wine and food pairing recommendations they receive while shopping our stores," Mann added.
  • Napa Valley Wine Academy is America's Premier Wine School and the two-time winner of the WSET Global Wine Educator of the Year, having won in 2016 and 2019, making it the most awarded WSET wine school in the world.

Forward Greens Releases New Products, Now Available in Safeway and Albertsons Stores

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:16pm

Vancouver-based indoor farm, Forward Greens , today announces a new 11-product lineup of microgreens, salad greens and baby greens, now available in Safeway and Albertsons stores across Oregon and SW Washington.

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  • Vancouver-based indoor farm, Forward Greens , today announces a new 11-product lineup of microgreens, salad greens and baby greens, now available in Safeway and Albertsons stores across Oregon and SW Washington.
  • Salad greens, a combination of baby greens and microgreens, is a new addition to Forward Greens.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210928005160/en/
    Vancouver-based indoor farm, Forward Greens, today announces a new 11-product lineup of microgreens, salad greens and baby greens, now available in Safeway and Albertsons stores across Oregon and SW Washington.
  • Forward Greens is a local indoor farm organized around environmental best practices and growing the cleanest, freshest-tasting greens possible.

Albertsons Companies Awarded EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year for the Fourth Time

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:26pm

Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the companys efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.

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  • Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the companys efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210923005879/en/
    Albertsons Companies received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the companys efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.
  • Since the inception of the EPA program in 2015, Albertsons Cos. has received the award four times.
  • All Safer Choice Certified Open Nature products feature the Safer Choice label on the front, along with a QR code on the back for easy access to more information.

Albertsons Companies Becomes First National Grocer to Launch Shoppable Video Experiences and Livestream with Firework

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firework , the short-form video platform designed to bring a shoppable, livestream video experience to any website, today announced a new partnership with Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI).

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  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firework , the short-form video platform designed to bring a shoppable, livestream video experience to any website, today announced a new partnership with Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI).
  • The food and drug giant is the first US grocer to utilize the Firework platform to transform its digital offerings, bringing online shoppers a community-oriented experience led by shoppable, short-form and livestream video.
  • "This partnership is an important step in Albertsons Companies digital transformation journey to redefine customer engagement in the grocery retail space.
  • In this first phase, Albertsons Cos. will use Firework to deploy short video content and cooking experiences on the various banner websites.

Safeway Confirms Theft of 138 DC Clinic Vaccine Records

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Safeway today announced that on September 8, an employee who facilitated Safeways offsite COVID vaccine clinic at the Fort Stanton Recreation Center (1812 Erie St.

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  • Safeway today announced that on September 8, an employee who facilitated Safeways offsite COVID vaccine clinic at the Fort Stanton Recreation Center (1812 Erie St.
  • Among other stolen items were 138 paper COVID-19 vaccine consent forms for patients who visited this site on September 2, 4, or 7.
  • Safeway is also asking anyone who attended the clinic on September 2, 4, or 7, to please call 202-941-6412 so that Safeway may ensure that its electronic records accurately reflect patients vaccination status.
  • Safeway Pharmacies make every effort to handle patient records with the utmost care and privacy, and we deeply regret this situation, said Amir Masood, Safeway Director of Pharmacy Operations, Eastern Division.

Albertsons Companies Donates $500,000 to Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 8:48pm

Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today it will donate $500,000 to help provide food to those impacted by Hurricane Ida and the California wildfires.

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  • Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today it will donate $500,000 to help provide food to those impacted by Hurricane Ida and the California wildfires.
  • Hurricane Ida and the California wildfires have impacted our associates, customers and communities.
  • In addition to offering community support, Albertsons Companies is committed to assisting associates who have been personally impacted.
  • Its wonderful to have good corporate neighbors like Albertsons Companies who care about the communities they serve.

Albertsons Companies to Participate in Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Global Retailing Conference

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 9:05am

Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that its CEO, Vivek Sankaran, and President and CFO, Sharon McCollam, will participate in a fireside chat at Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Global Retailing Conference at 3:20 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that its CEO, Vivek Sankaran, and President and CFO, Sharon McCollam, will participate in a fireside chat at Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Global Retailing Conference at 3:20 p.m.
  • Albertsons Companies is a leading food and drug retailer in the United States.
  • Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.
  • Albertsons Companies also pledged $5 million to organizations supporting social justice.

Albertsons Companies Pharmacies Help Public Boost their Immunity for the Upcoming Flu Season as COVID-19 Pandemic Surges

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 2:28pm

Albertsons Companies pharmacies (NYSE: ACI) are stocked and ready with both vaccines, including COVID-19 booster shots for select patients who are immunocompromised.

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  • Albertsons Companies pharmacies (NYSE: ACI) are stocked and ready with both vaccines, including COVID-19 booster shots for select patients who are immunocompromised.
  • We have administered more than 6.5 million COVID-19 vaccinations to date, and with flu season approaching, we are now offering flu shots as well, said Omer Gajial, Albertsons Companies SVP of Pharmacy and Health.
  • No appointment is necessary to get vaccinated at an Albertsons Cos. pharmacy.
  • Flu vaccinations are available to children as young as 6 months of age, where allowed by state law.