• NJFC Co-Hosts a Successful Farm to Fork Event at the Statehouse

    NJFC Co-Hosts a Successful Farm to Fork Event at the Statehouse

    On Monday, June 12, 2017, NJFC co-hosted the 5th Annual Farm to Fork Day at the Statehouse. This event provided us with a forum to interact with over 200 members of the Legislature and State House staff. This opportunity gave NJFC visibility in the State’s Capitol in order to continue to advance the agenda of […]Read More »
  • Release: NJFC Trade Relations Conference Highlights All-Star Cook-Off

    Release: NJFC Trade Relations Conference Highlights All-Star Cook-Off

    Chef Miguel Morales and sous chef Michelle Cantalupo of Foodtown/Food Circus Supermarkets have worked in kitchens for just about as long as they can remember. Their shared wealth of knowledge, combined with the guts to innovate with each dish, gave them the edge to win the New Jersey Food Council’s second-annual Best Chef Cook-Off Challenge. […]Read More »
  • Release: For Wakefern’s Chris Lane, Reinvention is the Name of the Game

    Release: For Wakefern’s Chris Lane, Reinvention is the Name of the Game

    It takes a team of dedicated professionals to run the $16 billion retail cooperative behind ShopRite, The Fresh Grocer, Price Rite and Dearborn Market stores. Leading the procurement, marketing, logistics and technology initiatives is Chris Lane, Wakefern Food Corp.’s Executive Vice President. Lane, a seasoned industry veteran, began his career at CVS Health after graduating […]Read More »
  • Release: In 20 Years as a Food Broker, Stan Barrasso Still Makes Deals and Works the Trade

    Release: In 20 Years as a Food Broker, Stan Barrasso Still Makes Deals and Works the Trade

    When new friends ask Stan Barrasso what he does for a living, he finds it difficult to respond. He could tell them about how he connects supermarkets with big brands, like Coca-Cola and Minute Maid. Or he could discuss his drive to help up-and-coming companies, like the chickpea-centric Banza Pasta, learn the food business and […]Read More »
  • BREAKING NEWS: Wakefern’s Chris Lane to Keynote 2017 NJFC Trade Relations Conference

    BREAKING NEWS: Wakefern’s Chris Lane to Keynote 2017 NJFC Trade Relations Conference

    The New Jersey Food Council (NJFC) is pleased to announce that Chris Lane, Executive Vice President for Wakefern Food Corporation, will present the Keynote Address during the 2017 Trade Relations Conference to be held on June 6, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Chris Lane is the Executive […]Read More »

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