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Pinnacle Foods Names Allen President Of Boulder Segment, And More…

Michael Allen
Michael Allen

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:01 pm

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Pinnacle Foods of Parsippany, New Jersey, has named Michael Allen, a food industry veteran with significant experience leading health and wellness brands, to EVP and president of its Boulder segment, effective Sept. 19. Allen, formerly with Kellogg Co., will report to CEO Mark Clouse and replace Phil Anson, interim Boulder GM and founder of EVOL frozen foods. In his new role, Allen will have full responsibility for the company’s Boulder business. Allen has 20 years of experience in the food industry, including focus in the natural, organic and health-forward channels with brands such as Kashi and Morningstar Farms…

Giant Food Stores has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification at its Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, store. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated with green technologies for improved environmental and human health performance. The Lewisburg Giant, which opened in August 2015, includes LED lighting and skylights to significantly reduce energy needs. Warm concrete floors have replaced traditional tile, reducing the amount of cleaning solutions needed. Water-efficient landscaping and fixtures as well as local and recycled materials were used in the construction of the store…

As part of Big Y’s 80th anniversary, employees participated in the company’s fifth annual Employee Community Service Days. This event was established to support local communities and to showcase Big Y’s philanthropic commitment. A total of 457 Big Y employees throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut participated in the events that were held June 5-18 and together completed 1,518 volunteer hours. Big Y employee volunteers assisted 50 community-based organizations. Their efforts included working at animal shelters and community centers, cleaning road sides, helping the elderly and serving meals at local shelters. Although stores were asked to coordinate a single event, many locations took it a step further and committed to more than one volunteer day in order to assist with multiple projects.

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