ShopRite was awarded a $100,000 job-training grant from the state of New York, state officials said Thursday.
The grant was among $709.2 million in regional economic development funding projects announced by the state.
ShopRite Supermarkets Inc., a division of Wakefern Food Corp. based in Florida, N.Y., will use the grant to train 120 workers in National Registry for Food Safety professional food safety management, National Retail Federation customer experience, and National Retail Federation retail management, according to the state. The company operates 32 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey.
Other food related grants announced by the state Thursday included $100,000 to help fresh produce subscription company Field Goods to construct a new facility in Greene County.
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