Welcome to the Food Industry Hall of Fame

The Food Industry Hall of Fame was established to recognize those select individuals who have provided leadership, fostered innovation, and dedicated themselves to excellence in the food industry. The Hall of Fame honors contributions to the entire food industry across all segments and selects individuals who clearly have the recognition and respect of industry peers for their contributions and commitment.

Inductee affiliations and biographical data are chronicled along with achievements and contributions to the industry.

 Brad Wise

Brad Wise, retiring president of Hannaford Bros.

Brad Wise, retiring president of Hannaford Bros.

Brad Wise, retiring president of Hannaford Bros, known for his human resources and team building skills, is the recent inductee to the Food Industry Hall of Fame.

The Food Industry Hall of Fame was established to recognize those select individuals who have provided leadership, fostered innovation, and dedicated themselves to excellence in the food industry. The Hall of Fame honors contributions to the entire food industry across all segments and selects individuals who clearly have the recognition and respect of industry peers for their contributions and commitment. Read more…


 

Voni Woods

Voni Woods, senior director of deli, bakery, & specialty cheese at Giant Eagle

Voni Woods, senior director of deli, bakery, & specialty cheese at Giant Eagle

Voni Woods, senior director of deli, bakery, and specialty cheese at Giant Eagle and chairman emeritus of the Int’l Dairy Deli Bakery Assn (IDDBA) is the 2014 inductee to the Food Industry Hall of Fame.

Ms. Woods is well known and liked in the industry. IDDBA President/CEO Mike Eardley noted, “The IDDBA would like to congratulate Voni Woods for this well-deserved recognition of her dedication to the industry.” Read more…

 


 

 Karl Schroeder

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Karl Schroeder of Safeway

Safeway’s Karl Schroeder hasn’t always been a West Coaster, but he has always been involved in the grocery business.
Schroeder, president of the Pleasanton-based company’s Northern California Division, grew up in New York—the son of an Air Force veteran who, upon emerging from World War II, opened a corner store.
“We, for part of my life, lived above the corner store in upstate New York,” Schroeder says. “It can’t get much more typical than that. It was, literally, a corner store.” Read More…

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