News Health: Southeastern Grocers Inc. says it’s doing its part to protect the honeybees.
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The parent company of Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Más, and Harveys Supermarket has announced its commitment to protect the health of the world’s essential pollinator populations — not just bees, but butterflies, birds and bats, too — to help ensure food security for future generations.
“At Southeastern Grocers, we are committed to the development of lasting change, especially when it comes to safeguarding the world’s food supply for our future generations,” said Steve Williams, vice president of produce and floral at the Jacksonville, Fla.-based chain. “As a grocer, feeding people is our first priority, and protecting the health of pollinators like honey bees is paramount to ensure we are able to help nourish our communities for years to come.”
SE Grocers operates 423 supermarkets under the Winn-Dixie, Harveys, and Fresco y Más banners in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi.