Food City Produce Manager Receives National Award
Thursday, Jul 7, 2016.
Jimbo Howard, produce manager for the Pikeville, KY Food City was recently named a grand-prize winner in the 2016 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Awards. Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention. Five grand-prize winners are selected from among the field of competitors. This year’s convention was
Tennessee Food City Locations Begin Wine Sales
Friday, Jul 1, 2016.
Earlier today, Food City customers celebrated the long-awaited first day of wine sales in Tennessee grocery stores. “For years, countless Tennesseans have sought the same opportunity afforded their Virginia and Georgia friends and neighbors, to purchase wine from their local supermarket. For the past eight years, legislators and retailers across the state have worked diligently to bring their plea to
Food City Partners with WCYB to Host Collection Drive for West Virginia Flood Relief
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016.
Food City announced today that the retail supermarket chain is partnering with WCYB News 5 to host a collection drive to benefit West Virginia flood relief efforts.Area Food City locations are participating in the drive, which will begin June 30th and continue through July 5th. Specially marked collection containers will be available inside the store to accept the donation of
Food City and NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Team up to Benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission
Monday, Jun 27, 2016.
Food City and seven-time NASCAR Champion, Richard Petty have once again teamed up to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE campaign. For 70 years, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has been on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes. “If there has been one partner that has really stepped up to
Acclaimed Chef and Food Writer Sheri Castle to Offer June 18th Cooking Demonstration
Johnson City, TN.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
On Saturday, June 18th, from 1 to 3 PM, award-winning cookbook author and chef Sheri Castle will offer a cooking demonstration entitled “Impressive and Easy Summer Dishes.” A native Appalachian known for melding storytelling, humor, and culinary expertise, Castle is an accomplished and sought-after instructor. She will demonstrate two recipes that will appeal to cooks from beginner to expert. Entertaining,
Locally Grown Mann Farms Strawberries Now Available in Select Food City Locations
Monday, May 2, 2016.
Food City is well-known for providing their customers with the best variety, highest quality, and friendliest service possible. And they do so in part by purchasing a great deal of their produce locally, providing additional support to the regions in which they operate.
“We have always prided ourselves in selecting the best products possible for our customers,” says Steven C.
Scott’s Strawberries Now Available at Select Food City Locations
Monday, May 2, 2016.
Back by popular demand, Scott’s Farms strawberries are now available for sale at select Food City locations. These ripe, ready-to-eat strawberries are locally grown by Scott Farms, located in Unicoi County, and delivered directly to surrounding Food City locations daily, while supplies last.
“We pride ourselves in selecting the best possible products for our customers and we feel that Scott
Food City Pharmacist Receives John McNiel Award
Monday, Apr 25, 2016.
Brent Scott, R.Ph., pharmacy manager for the Paintsville, KY Food City is the recipient of the 2015 John McNiel Customer Service Award. “Food City is dedicated to providing our loyal customers with exceptional customer service. We created the John McNiel Award to recognize pharmacists who embody that commitment,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer. “Brent
Food City Registered Dietitian Receives Dietitian of the Year Award
Monday, Apr 25, 2016.
Last week, Produce for Better Health Foundation recognized the top six Registered Dietitians within the industry during their annual convention in Scottsdale, Arizona. Elizabeth Hall, registered dietitian for Food City received one of the 2015 Supermarket Dietitian of the Year awards. ‘Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) fruit and vegetable education foundation. Since 1991,
Food City Expands Curbside Pick-Up
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016.
Food City is rolling out an innovative new program that will revolutionize traditional grocery shopping. Their new GoCart curbside pick-up is currently available at select locations throughout their market area, with plans to continue expanding the program to additional locations in the coming months.“At Food City, we’re always looking for ways to bring added value and convenience to our shoppers,”