Noddle Honored by MGA

The Minnesota Grocers Association has inducted Jeff Noddle, executive chairman of Minneapolis-based Supervalu, into its Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions over an extensive career in the food industry. Noddle, who stepped down as chief executive officer earlier this year, launched his career at age 15 as a bagger at a Central Market store. Pictured, left to right: Noddle;

BRAINERD, Minn. — The Minnesota Grocers Association has inducted Jeff Noddle, executive chairman of Minneapolis-based Supervalu, into its Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions over an extensive career in the food industry. Noddle, who stepped down as chief executive officer earlier this year, launched his career at age 15 as a bagger at a Central Market store. Pictured, left to right: Noddle; Jamie Pfuhl, president, Minnesota Grocers Association; Kim Mackenthun of Mackenthun's Fine Foods and MGA chairman; and Janel Haugarth, executive vice president of Supervalu, and president and chief operating officer of its supply chain services division, who presented the award at a ceremony here.