COMMERCE, Calif. -- Unified Western Grocers has recognized Ben Schwartz with its first Retail Grocery Visionary Award.
d Grocers of California. He also served on the board of Certified for more than 40 years.
In addition, Schwartz held several leadership positions at Food Marketing Institute and other national retail and wholesale associations.
Schwartz owned and operated the Foods Company, a chain of supermarkets in Los Angeles founded in the early 1900s by his fath