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 Vice President for Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. His current responsibilities include guiding the day-to-day operations and strategic planning for Wakefern, a cooperative that reported $16 billion in retail sales for its most recent fiscal year.

During the event, Stan Barrasso, Senior Vice President Metro Mid Atlantic, of Acosta Sales & Marketing will be honored with the NJFC Max Stone Trade Relations Award. The Max Stone Award is named in honor of the longtime trade relations leader for Best Foods, CPC in recognition of his accomplished career in trade relations in New Jersey.

As is tradition, the conference will conclude with a Curtain Closer golf event at Galloway National Golf Club onJune 7 at 9:00 A.M. in Galloway, NJ.

Contact NJFC at 609-392-8899 to register for the event, or go to

The New Jersey Food Council is the Garden State’s preeminent trade association representing 1,200 retail food stores, wholesalers, manufacturing and service companies that collectively employ more than 200,000 associates in NJ.

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