Store Brand Sustainability Key at Albertsons, Price Chopper

by Carol Angrisani
Jun 12, 2015 7:30 AM ET
Campaign: Product
L-r: Carl Jorgensen of Daymon Worldwide; Joe Berman of Price Chopper; Scott Case of NMI; and Chris Ratto of Albertsons and Safeway.

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Sustainable sourcing can improve the value proposition of a private label. The challenge, however, is conveying the message to consumers.

One way Albertsons-Safeway has addressed this is by featuring sustainability labels on its private labels.

For instance, it uses the “Responsible Choice,” on its own label seafood that has received a yellow or green rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program.

Albertsons-Safeway also features the “FAD Free-Sustainable Caught” logo on its Open Nature skipjack canned tuna.

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