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  • Grocery workers union reach agreement with Giant and Safeway

    Grocery workers union reach agreement with Giant and Safeway
    Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote. A collective bargaining agreement for Local 400...
  • Fresh & Green's to close stores in Maryland, Washington

    Fresh & Green's to close stores in Maryland, Washington
    Downtown Baltimore will lose one of its few grocery stores when six Fresh & Green's markets in Maryland and Washington close by the end of the month Natural Markets Food Group announced the closings Monday. The stores, former Superfresh markets, opened...
  • Ethnic markets reflect Laurel's 'hybrid diversity'

    Ethnic markets reflect Laurel's 'hybrid diversity'
    Slowly, steadily, the Laurel area is being transformed into a global grocery village. Along with a rich array of eateries featuring international flavors, the local landscape is now a destination for more exotic supermarkets whose shelves brim with hard-...
  • Zany promotions put Laurel Shopping Center in spotlight

    Zany promotions put Laurel Shopping Center in spotlight
    Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Giant Food stuck to their own marketing and, as a rule, did not participate in promotions sponsored by the shopping centers where its stores were located. In a recent interview, however, Dennis Berman, son of Laurel...
  • Giant, Safeway workers to picket outside new Giant Food in Washington

    Giant, Safeway workers to picket outside new Giant Food in Washington
    Giant Food and Safeway workers, who are negotiating with management over a labor contract that expires Dec. 20, plan to picket Thursday outside a new Giant store in northwest Washington. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, one of two UFCW...
  • Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys

    Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys
    While Butterball, the nation's largest turkey producer, said it was facing a shortage of fresh, large birds weeks before Thanksgiving, Maryland's poultry giant Perdue said it would have no trouble meeting demand. "Perdue is not experiencing any...
  • Visionaries broke new ground with Laurel Shopping Center

    Visionaries broke new ground with Laurel Shopping Center
    Laurel Shopping Center was a pioneer in local retail, and the men behind its development were visionaries who turned a then-radical idea into a successful enterprise that helped change the face of retail in the Baltimore/Washington area. Brothers Melvin...
  • Berman Enterprises founders moved from dairy to retail

    Berman Enterprises founders moved from dairy to retail
    In 1932, after his father went broke during the Great Depression, 17-year-old Melvin Berman hitchhiked from Florida to Baltimore to work in his uncle's dairy store. In a few years he had made enough contacts to strike out on his own, and he started a...
  • Giant Food, Safeway workers authorize strike against chains

    Giant Food, Safeway workers authorize strike against chains
    Workers for Giant Food and Safeway in parts of Maryland, Virginia and Washington voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the supermarket chains, saying management has refused to offer a fair labor contract. Members of United Food & Commercial...
  • Giant and Safeway workers may consider labor contract Wednesday

    Giant and Safeway workers may consider labor contract Wednesday
    Workers for Giant Food and Safeway supermarkets in the Baltimore-Washington area could vote on a new labor contract as early as Wednesday. Negotiations continued Monday between management for the two chains and union representatives for 28,000 Giant...
  • Giant, Safeway and union agree to extend workers contract through Dec. 20

    Giant, Safeway and union agree to extend workers contract through Dec. 20
    Giant Food and Safeway and the union representing grocery workers in the Baltimore-Washington area agreed Tuesday to extend the labor contract through Dec. 20, while negotiators wrangle over issues such as health benefits. Workers had been expected to...
  • FDA moving to ban trans fat from processed foods

    FDA moving to ban trans fat from processed foods
    After buying Fractured Prune Doughnuts in January, Dan Brinton switched to an oil without trans fats to fry the chain's hand-dipped glazed doughnuts. "It's a little more expensive, but it's certainly worth it as far as I'm concerned," said Brinton,...