M2 EQUITYBITES-March 19, 2014-KonaRed's beverages now available in over 100 Overwaitea Food Group
locations in Canada
Overwaitea Food Group
will buy 15 grocery stores in British Columbia and Alberta, Sobeys said, and Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Churcott joined Pharmasave from Overwaitea Food Group
Pahlad has previously held positions with Overwaitea Food Group
, Ocean Fisheries and Osram Sylvania.
Most recently, he held senior management positions with Tibbert & Britten Group North America beginning in 1993, the Overwaitea Food Group
in Alberta from 1989 to 1993, and from 1980 to 1989 with its predecessor company, Associated Grocers Ltd.
7%), A&P Canada (6%) and Overwaitea Food Group
(4%), according to Standard & Poor's, Toronto.
It is part of the Overwaitea Food Group
(OFG), Canada's largest Western grocery chain and operates more than 120 stores under the Save-On-Foods, Overwaitea Foods, Urban Fare, Cooper's Foods and PriceSmart Foods brands.
Prior to joining Pharmasave, Churcott spent more than 15 years with Overwaitea Food Group
, where she held such positions as vice president of merchandising, marketing, media relations, and customer loyalty, as well as vice president of e-commerce, technology and communications.
Churcott, who spent the previous 15 years with Overwaitea Food Group
and was most recently that company's vice president of e-commerce, technology and communications, took the reins at the 485-store chain on May 1.
Patricia Chuey, a registered dietitian and industry consultant who helped Canadian grocer Overwaitea Food Group
develop an award-winning well-being platform, sees consumers looking to wellness programs to address general health concerns such as weight management and aging.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is expanding its perishables warehouse at Abbotsford to serve the Langley-based Overwaitea Food Group
under a long-term supply agreement announced in August.