Ahold Delhaize USA Adopts New Sustainability Policies

November 19, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Ahold Delhaize USA, the parent company of Food Lion, Giant Food, The Giant Co., Hannaford, and Stop & Shop, has adopted new sustainability policies for genetically modified food (GMOs) and farm animal welfare.

“At Ahold Delhaize USA, we strive to have local impact with a greater purpose in all that we do,” noted Ahold Delhaize USA CEO Kevin Holt. “Each of our local brands recognizes the great responsibility they have to advance sustainability initiatives in their local communities and nourish customers in a way that is transparent and sustainable. In addition, our East Coast presence enables our brands to make a real and positive impact in the communities they serve. The addition of these policies furthers the brands’ commitments to provide nutritious, transparent products that meet customers’ preferences and lifestyles.”

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