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ALBERTSONS LLC, FOOD CITY, GIANT FOOD OF LANDOVER, AND PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS RECEIVE “FOOD FOR ALL® RETAILER OF THE YEAR” AWARD

May 28, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAS VEGAS, NV-Food For All presented four Retailer of the Year awards during the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) board of directors meeting on Monday, May 10, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Award recipients Albertsons LLC, Giant Food of Landover, Food City, and Publix Super Markets were recognized for their outstanding support of the 2009 holiday season Food For All campaign and for their commitment to ongoing community charitable programs in their stores.  In attendance and accepting for Food City was Steven C. Smith, Food City, President and CEO, and for Publix, Ed Crenshaw, CEO, Publix Super Markets.

“We’re extremely proud of our commitment to our local communities and the opportunity to partner with our customers to raise much needed funds for our local food banks and hunger relief organizations,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City President and CEO.

“Publix associates and our customers fully embrace the Food For All campaign and we are proud to have received this recognition.  The Food For All program is simple, straightforward, and continuously produces great results that support our community charities,” says Ed Crenshaw, CEO, Publix Super Markets.

“The Food For All Retailer of the Year award is an annual recognition bestowed on companies that exemplify outstanding corporate citizenship.  Each of this years recipients not only executed tremendously successful Food For All campaigns, in 2009 collectively raising more than $3.1 million for their respective charities, they support their local non-profit agencies throughout the year with a multitude of excellent community-based initiatives.  Albertsons LLC, Food City, Giant Food of Landover, and Publix Super Markets embody the spirit of giving back to their communities and we are extremely pleased to honor that commitment,” says Denis Zegar, President and CEO, Food For All.

About Food For All
Food For All is a 501(c)(3) charitable marketing organization that partners with over 6,000 grocery retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers.  Since 1985, Food For All has successfully raised over $67 million to fight hunger here in the United States and around the world.  For more information about Food For All please contact Tracey Taylor, VP, Sales and Marketing, at tracey@foodforall.org or visit our website at www.foodforall.org.

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