Core-Mark joined convenience store chains Aloha Island Mart and Ricker’s convenience stores in their commitments to the Partnership For A Healthier America (PHA). The announcement was made at the NACS Show in Atlanta last week.
Core-Mark distributes to more than 40,000 retail locations. Core-Mark will modify merchandising sets to incorporate healthier options and will provide free marketing materials to its retail customers. Core-Mark also will enhance employee wellness offerings by providing only employee giveaways that incentivize healthy eating and physical activity, offering gym membership discounts, and implementing a healthier food catering policy for employee meetings and events.
“Core-Mark is excited to join PHA in its ongoing efforts to help address childhood obesity issues and improve the country’s overall general health through improved nutrition. At Core-Mark, we have worked hard over most of the last decade to bring fresher, healthier solutions to our customers. Our commitment to PHA is to not only continue, but accelerate, that commitment to our retail customers and also work to bring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles to our internal Core-Mark family…,” said Jon Bratta, Core-Mark’s VP of marketing.