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Giant Food donates essential supplies to local organizations

Giant Food donates essential supplies to local organizations

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food has donated toilet paper and hand sanitizer valued at $2 million dollars to eleven local nonprofit organizations: Capital Area Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank, USO-Metro, Donate Delaware, US Dream Academy, Salvation Army, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and United Way. Giant

Giant Food unveils shelf labels to spotlight products owned by minority businesses

Giant Food unveils shelf labels to spotlight products owned by minority businesses

ANDOVER, Md.— Giant Food is helping customers identify products owned by minority based businesses through updated shelf labels. Starting next month, all 164 Giant stores will feature the shelf labels, informing shoppers of products offered by businesses that are Women, Black, Asian-Indian, Hispanic, LGBT, Asian-Pacific, or Veteran owned. Over 3,100 products in Giant stores will feature the

Giant Food names Irfan Badibanga as senior vice president of operations

Giant Food names Irfan Badibanga as senior vice president of operations

LANDOVER, Md.—  Giant Food announced Thursday that Irfan Badibanga will step into the role of senior vice president of Operations effective November 1. Badibanga will be responsible for leading all operational aspects of Giant Food including regional operations, store support, strategic store planning and execution and asset protection, as well as people, team, and culture

Giant Food taking flu vaccinations on-the-road

Giant Food taking flu vaccinations on-the-road

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced this week that it will be offering flu vaccinations for both adults and children at new mobile clinics throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware through October. The vaccinations will be administered by Giant’s specially trained, dedicated, and certified pharmacists, require no appointment and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. Giant’s

Seasonal flu vaccinations now available at Giant Food pharmacies

Seasonal flu vaccinations now available at Giant Food pharmacies

LANDOVER, Md. —  Giant Food announced Monday that flu shots are once again available at all of its in-store pharmacies for both adults and children. The vaccinations will be administered by Giant’s dedicated and certified in-store pharmacists, require no appointment and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. “COVID-19 has presented challenges that we

Giant Food unveils integrated eCommerce platform

Giant Food unveils integrated eCommerce platform

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced Monday a new integrated eCommerce shopping experience for customers available on the new Giantfood.com website and Giant Food mobile app. The integrated platform joins together the prior Peapod.com and Giantfood.com sites to create a single site on Giantfood.com. Visitors to the new site can easily access a robust shopping experience

Giant Food partners with Volta to provide free electric vehicle charging stations

Giant Food partners with Volta to provide free electric vehicle charging stations

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food has begun to install electric vehicle charging stations that are free to use for EV drivers at select locations across Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. Working with Volta, the industry leader in electric vehicle charging networks, installation of 60 EV charging stations will be completed by the end of 2020, and 200 are expected to be

Ahold Delhaize USA names Ira Kress president of Giant Food

Ahold Delhaize USA names Ira Kress president of Giant Food

QUINCY, Mass.– Ahold Delhaize USA announced Tuesday that Ira Kress has been appointed president, Giant Food, effective immediately. “Ira has been a dedicated leader for Giant Food for 36 years and we are proud to appoint him to this role,” said Kevin Holt, president, Ahold Delhaize USA. “Ira has been serving as interim president of

Giant Food donating $550,000 and 1,200 hams to local food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

Giant Food donating $550,000 and 1,200 hams to local food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

LANDOVER, Md.– Giant Food announced Wednesday the donation of $550,000 and 1,200 hams to the five Feeding America food banks within its region: Capital Area Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. The food and monetary donations will help provide meals to families who are

Seasonal flu shots now available at Giant Food pharmacies

Seasonal flu shots now available at Giant Food pharmacies

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced Monday that flu shots are once again available at all of its in-store pharmacies for both adults and children. The vaccinations will be administered by Giant’s dedicated and certified in-store pharmacists, require no appointment and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. “As the flu season quickly approaches,

Giant Food launches 15th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

Giant Food launches 15th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced Tuesday the launch of the 15th annual fundraising program for pediatric cancer designed to support cancer research initiatives. Giant aims to raise at least $2 million throughout the eight-week program, running from Aug. 16 to Oct. 10, from the sale of $5 coupon books valued at over $30. All

Giant Food installs automated external defibrillators in all its stores

Giant Food installs automated external defibrillators in all its stores

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food has installed public access automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all of its 164 stores across Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. The AEDs were placed in the closest proximity to the front and middle of all stores as of June 30th, 2019. Giant’s team of in-store pharmacists as well as managers