BOISE, Idaho, September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the company’s efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.
"We want to do our part. We want to be incredible stewards to our customers, our communities and the environment," said Darcie Renn, Director of ESG & Sustainability for Albertsons Companies.
Safeway is among the grocers striving to help shoppers waste less and have less impact on the planet. Last year, the company donated over 75 million pounds of food to people in need, which not only reduces carbon emissions by keeping food out of landfills, but also helps ensure that unspoiled food gets “into the hands of people that can use it,” said Renn.
Products meet the commitment 2½ years ahead of year-end 2022 deadline
BOISE, Idaho, June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today that 100 percent of the seafood in its celebrated waterfront BISTRO® and Open Nature® lines of Own Brands products will soon display the Responsible Choice™ logo for sustainable sourcing.
Albertsons Cos. released a new line of compostable and Earth-friendly products last April under its Open Nature store brand that are not only sustainable, but they are innovative.
“Of course, we wanted to do the right thing for our social responsibility,” she adds. “We also wanted to solve a problem for many of our shoppers. They were looking for sustainable products in these categories, and there weren’t many options with the name brands..."
BOISE, Idaho, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Albertsons Companies the esteemed Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for leadership in furthering safer chemistry and increasing awareness of safer chemicals for consumer products.
“Geoff has put together a diverse team; everybody brings something different to the table,” says Nancy Cota, Albertsons’ vice president of Own Brands, who has spent 42 years in the grocery industry. “That’s what makes us so strong. And when you trust each other like we trust each other, you want to win together.”
New look ‘relied heavily’ on consumer insights, retailer says
By Russell Redman
“This new look reflects what customers have always loved about Open Nature: high quality and minimally processed products that support a clean lifestyle for the whole family,” Geoff White, president of own brands at Albertsons Cos., said in a statement. “We are thrilled to have the new design fully rolled out across all of our trusted Open Nature products.”
Open Nature’s 2018 growth expected to include 240 new products; food items remain free from 110 ingredients like antibiotics, nitrates, sulfites, benzoates, and MSG-type ingredients
BOISE, Idaho, April 03, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As customers continue to pursue real food and natural products that are free from artificial ingredients, Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today announced that it is expanding its exclusive Open Nature® brand into non-food categories and expects to release more than 240 new Open Nature products in 2018.
We want to make it easy for you to focus on health while leading a busy life — and the proof is right on our shelves. At your neighborhood Safeway, you’ll find a growing selection of foods and household items under brands we created with your health and the planet in mind.
Our brands can help you incorporate healthier options into your daily routine and minimize your impact on the environment. We use high-quality ingredients to make food that tastes great.