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  Giant Food - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Giant Food is the name of two separate but related supermarket chains in the United States, and a third unrelated chain.
Giant Food Inc. was the first to use computer-assisted checkout system-wide.
Giant Food Markets of Broome County, New York is a separate chain in business since 1933.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Giant_Food   (1409 words)

 Giant Food - CorpKnowPedia
Giant Food of Carlisle, Pennsylvania was founded in 1923 by David Javitch.
Although the companies shared financiers, Giant Food of Pennsylvania was not related to Giant Food of Landover, Maryland, which was founded in 1936 by N.M. Cohen and Samuel Lehrman in Washington, D.C. It expanded to Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and New Jersey.
Giant food was the first to use computer-assisted checkout system-wide.
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 Giant Food Announces Restructuring Plans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Giant manufacturing operations to be sold or closed are the Giant dairy and ice cube manufacturing plants located in Landover, Maryland, and the company's ice cream manufacturing facility located in Jessup, Maryland.
Giant is seeking alternative suppliers for these commodities and will continue to operate these two facilities until they are sold or closed.
The Giant warehouse and distribution facilities to be closed are the company's frozen food distribution center located in Jessup and the company's health and beauty care distribution center and a non-food products distribution center, both of which are located in Landover.
www.gourmetretailer.com /gourmetretailer/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000911515   (485 words)

 Giant Food
When the first Giant Food "supermarket" opened in 1936, it was Washington's first self-service grocery store.
Anticipating a huge cultural shift, Giant in 1955 opened its first shopping center store in Rockville, Md. Before the decade ended, a "new dimension in retailing" was ushered in when the first 35-department Super Giant opened in District Heights, Md.
Giant opens an average of eight new stores each year, and has expanded from D.C., Maryland and Virginia into Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
www.carefirst.com /company/nca1997/argiant.html   (454 words)

 Giant Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Giant Food For Thought Tamara Supe (front right), Colleen Tekamp (center) and Tanya Rivin attack the "fuzz" to their giant kiwi fruit.
Giant Food Like Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Giant Food is a child of the Great Depression.The company quickly learned that survival, much less success, would requirean instinct for anticipating the public's changing needs.
Black Enterprise: Giant Food Inc - On The Move Stephen Neal has been appointed senior vice president of store operations for Giant Food Inc., which operates 188 stores in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., as well as 13 Super G stores in Delaware and New Jersey.
www.lifestyle-findz.com /directory/food/giant-food.html   (206 words)

 Giant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Giant (hypermarket chain), a chain of hypermarkets in Singapore and Malaysia
Giant Food, two distinct supermarket chains in the Mid-Atlantic part of the United States
Andre the Giant, a now-deceased French professional wrestler
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Giant   (145 words)

Giant has 151 computer professionals, all working in the Data Processing Department.
Giant offers its computer professionals challenging work, competitive pay and benefits, growth potential, and internal training.
The average computer professional at Giant has between four and five years of experience.
www.20minutesfromhome.com /newpages/GIANTFOOD.html   (327 words)

 Changes at Giant Food (washingtonpost.com)
Giant emptied out the dime store GC Murphy's and kicked out Shamali's and a Chinese restaurant maybe 4 years ago to prepare for renovation and now we have an empty block PLUS a totally useless Giant that is not much better than a 7-11.
Giant was "home grown" to many of its customers but now it's lost that appeal and the right to have our loyalty.
Giant may now be less local than Safeway or Super Fresh because Safeway and A&P have divisional offices that are in Maryland.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A16455-2004Feb5.html   (4127 words)

 DSN Retailing Today: TRU unveils test format in Giant Food store - Toys "R" Us - Brief Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As expenditure on food continues to drop to less than 15% in mature markets traditional food retailers are increasingly on the lookout for new markets and higher added products and services,, according to Rabobank.
New food channels have emerged, such as the Internet," and food is increasingly available at gas stations, drugstores and department stores, stated a recent Rabobank food and agribusiness research report.
And while neither Toys "R" Us nor Giant Food will comment on the extensiveness of the test, an employee at the Giant Food in Manassas, Va., confirmed the store is in the process of renovating to make room for Toys "R" Us.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FNP/is_16_40/ai_78544526   (603 words)

 Giant to Participate in National Food Safety Campaign
Giant will promote Project Chill through in-store radio spots and its website (http://www.giantfood.com) starting in late May, and will communicate additional food safety messages to customers in the supermarket's weekly ad circular.
According to the United States Food and Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, refrigeration at 40 degrees F or below is one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of food-borne illness.
When grilling foods, cook ground beef to 160 degrees F, steaks to 145 degrees F and chicken to 180 degrees F. quick response food thermometer is the best way to make sure foods are cooked properly.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-20-2005/0003643104&EDATE=   (477 words)

 Ahold/Giant - Analysis
Giant, a Delaware corporation headquartered in Landover, Maryland, is the fifteenth largest supermarket chain in the United States and one of the nation's premier regional supermarket chains.
Giant operates 179 supermarkets and three free-standing drug stores in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.
Giant operates supermarkets under the "Giant" trade name in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, and supermarkets under the "Super G" trade name in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
www.ftc.gov /os/1998/10/9810254ana.htm   (2244 words)

 TDR Celebrates 115 Years - Giant Food Inc.: Fresh ideas since 1936   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In one year, other grocers were forced to reduce prices to compete, and food prices in the area went down a whopping 35 percent.
It was one of the first supermarkets to add an in-house pharmacy; it hired Esther Peterson in 1970 as a consumer advocate (the predecessor of Giant’s Odonna Mathews); and was the first supermarket chain to use computer-assisted scanners.
More recently, Giant has responded to consumer demand by increasing its stock of prepared foods and general merchandise, and it has started an online shopping service for ethnic food and specialty items.
www.mddailyrecord.com /honors/giant.html   (477 words)

 A Giant Step Away from Misleading Labeling
Recently, the Maryland-based grocery chain Giant Food entered into a settlement agreement with the animal advocacy organization Compassion Over Killing (COK) in a lawsuit over Giant's use of the "Animal Care Certified" logo on eggs sold in its Washington, D.C. stores.
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. ("COK") and Giant of Maryland, LCC ("Giant") have agreed to settle all claims against Giant in a lawsuit that COK brought in the Superior Court of D.C. against Giant and three other parties regarding the use of the United Egg Producers' "Animal Care Certified" logo on cartons of shell eggs.
In September, Giant Food and COK settled out of court, with Giant agreeing to remove the logo from its store-brand eggs sold within the District of Columbia.
www.hsus.org /farm_animals/farm_animals_news/a_giant_step_away_from_misleading_labeling.html   (658 words)

 Giant Food repositions, makes job cuts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The approximately 500 Giant distribution, manufacturing, and transportation associates who will likely be affected by Giant's decision to cease operations in facilities were informed in a series of staff meetings that began on May 1.
Giant also announced that in the next two years it plans to build at least 12 new and replacement stores and to remodel at least 25 existing stores.
Giant’s new store development and remodels will be in each of its Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia and Delaware regions.
www.ddimagazine.com /displayanddesignideas/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000911538   (370 words)

 Royal Ahold woes put Giant Food's future in doubt - The Washington Times: Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Giant was founded in 1937 as a family-owned business, when Nehemiah Cohen and Jacob Lehrman opened their first store on Georgia Avenue in Northwest.
Giant controls about 40 percent of the supermarket industry in the Baltimore-Washington area, according to Food World, a Columbia trade publication.
Millman said that despite Giant's dominance, the uncertainty of the chain's future is giving its competitors an edge and the ability to drive into the market.
www.washtimes.com /business/20031105-104028-9673r.htm   (632 words)

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 Public Citizen | Press Room - Groups File False Advertising Complaint Against Giant Food for Irradiated Ground Beef ...
The complaint (click here to view) says that Giant is making false and misleading claims in its advertising pamphlet provided near the irradiated meat case.
The pamphlet claims that food irradiation is endorsed by the Mayo Clinic, when, in fact, the Mayo Clinic has never made such an endorsement and the clinic does not endorse any products or processes.
On packages, irradiated food must be labeled as "treated by irradiation" or "treated with radiation," according to Food and Drug Administration regulations.
www.citizen.org /pressroom/release.cfm?ID=1462   (491 words)

 Giant Food Ice Cream Processing Plant Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans in Private Label Chocolate Chip Ice ...
The recalled Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, manufactured by Giant's ice cream processing plant, was distributed to Tops Markets, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., to their stores in Ohio and New York.
The product was also distributed to Giant Food Stores, based in Carlisle, PA, to their stores in Pennsylvania, and their Martin's Food Stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Consumers who have purchased Giant or Tops brand ice cream in 1/2 gallon containers with mixed labeling are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
www.fda.gov /oc/po/firmrecalls/giant06_05.html   (351 words)

 Public Citizen | Press Room - Public Interest Groups Denounce Giant Food’s Decision to Sell Irradiated Meat
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Giant Food’s decision to sell irradiated ground beef is irresponsible because of the potential harm to consumers, the environment and animal welfare, public interest groups said today at a press conference outside the Giant store in Cleveland Park.
The irradiated meat is produced by Carneco Foods LLC (in partnership with the world’s largest beef producer IBP), in Columbus, Neb., and is irradiated by SureBeam, the largest irradiation company.
The expansion of irradiated foods in supermarkets is an out-of-control experiment using millions of Americans as guinea pigs," said Jenkins.
www.citizen.org /pressroom/release.cfm?ID=1271   (845 words)

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 Koninklijke Ahold nv and Giant Food Inc. (10/98)
Giant is headquartered in Landover, Maryland, and is the 15th largest supermarket chain in the United States and one of the nation's premier regional supermarket chains.
Giant operates supermarkets under the "Giant" trade name in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, and under the "Super G" trade name in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
According to the FTC complaint outlining the charges, Ahold and Giant are direct competitors in and near Bel Air, Eldersburg, Frederick, and Westminster, Maryland, and Norristown, Warminster, and Yardley, Pennsylvania.
www.ftc.gov /opa/1998/10/ahold.htm   (1090 words)

 giant food information at Business.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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“GIANT’s leadership gift will allow us to positively impact the lives of thousands of children and their families in the years to come.” GIANT Food Stores supports the Penn State University, giving primarily to Penn State Hershey Medical Center, including year-round involvement with Children’s Miracle Network (CMN).
GIANT Food Stores, LLC, headquartered in Carlisle, Pa. is one of the retail operating companies under Ahold USA, one of the leading supermarket operations in the United States.
GIANT currently operates 99 stores as GIANT Food Stores, 161 stores as Tops Markets, 18 stores as Martin’s Food Markets along with a 204 convenience store chain.
www.hmc.psu.edu /news/pr/2005/jan/giant.commits.doc   (504 words)

 US Wellness partners with Giant Food to offer health screenings - Drug Topics
The next time you are in a Giant Food store, don't be surprised if you see a Wellness Center adjacent to the pharmacy.
Giant Food has formed a partnership with Gaithersburg, Md.-based US Wellness, formerly Medica.
Cresswell explained that since the average consumer visits Giant Food more than twice a week, the Wellness Center has the opportunity to help patients with food selections.
www.drugtopics.com /drugtopics/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=116542   (667 words)

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