Dr Pepper Snapple Buys Bai Brands

The soda maker will purchase the antioxidant drink manufacturer for $1.7 billion NACS Online Dr Pepper Snapple Group has announced its plans to purchase Bai Brands for $1.7 billion, Fortune reports. Bai makes antioxidant beverages. “We’re excited to welcome Bai into our family of great brands,” said Larry Young, DPS president and CEO, in a…

Tuesday’s Big Winner Is Marijuana

Voters in three states—and a potential fourth—approved recreational marijuana initiatives, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions By NACS Online Trump may have won the White House, but voters who support legalizing marijuana proved to be big winners as well, reports The Washington Post. The news source writes that voters in California, Massachusetts and…

These Four Cities Will Impose a Soda Tax

Following Tuesday’s elections, voters approved ballot measures in four U.S. cities to impose a soda tax By NACS Online “The trickle of soda taxes is becoming a stream,” reports the Wall Street Journal, with voters in three California cities, San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, and Boulder, Colorado, all approving a ballot measure that taxes sugary…

Fair Food Pledge – SpartanNash

SpartanNash is proud to be the first food distributor in Michigan to sign Migrant Legal Aid’s Fair Food Pledge, affirming our commitment to fair labor practices for the state’s more than 94,000 migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. The Fair Food Pledge exemplifies SpartanNash’s commitment to corporate responsibility and upholding best-in-class standards for the treatment…

SpartanNash Promotes Staples to President

  By Kristen Cloud // The Shelby Report Dave Staples, COO of SpartanNash, has added the role of president to his duties. Dennis Eidson, who held the president’s title, will continue to serve as the company’s chairman and CEO; the move enables Eidson to continue to focus on long-term strategic growth opportunities, according to the company.…