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Wakefern’s interns took educational field trip at Campbell’s corporate headquarters

Keasbey, NJ., 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern’s summer interns took a recent field trip to Campbell’s corporate headquarters in Camden, NJ.

Nearly 70 Wakefern summer interns spent time in the company’s test kitchen and listened as Campbell’s executives relayed stories of the company’s roots, from the very first soup recipe (beefsteak tomato) to the inspiration for the company’s iconic red-and-white color scheme (a Cornell University football game).

The day-long educational field trip has become a tradition at Wakefern. The company’s interns visited Colgate-Palmolive last summer.

Special thanks to Campbell’s for hosting our interns on the trip!

About Wakefern Food Corp.

From a small, local cooperative that began with eight grocery store owners, Wakefern Food Corp. has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. Founded in 1946, the cooperative comprises 50 members who today independently own and operate 343 supermarkets under the ShopRite, The Fresh Grocer, Price Rite and Dearborn Market banners in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Virginia. Together with its member companies, Wakefern employs more than 70,000 people, and is one of the largest employers in New Jersey. For more information, please visit

Karen O’Shea
Communications Specialist
Phone: 732-906-5932
Fax: 732-906-5160

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Phone: 732-906-5295

Source: Wakefern Food Corp.

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