Meijer To Expand Local Produce Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Hank Meijer, co-chairman and chief executive officer of the Meijer supercenter chain, yesterday announced plans to expand the company’s sourcing of local produce through its “Home Grown” initiative.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Hank Meijer, co-chairman and chief executive officer of the Meijer supercenter chain, yesterday announced plans to expand the company’s sourcing of local produce through its “Home Grown” initiative.

The chain currently handles more than 75 varieties of locally grown fruits and vegetables, which keeps an estimated $50 million within local communities surrounding the chain’s 189 locations, according to company estimates.

“Meijer has always been one o

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