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‘Merican Mule Expands, Launches Southern Style Mule

NORWALK, Conn. -- 'Merican Mule, one of America's fastest growing canned cocktail brands, has announced the expansion into new states in the Northeast and Southern U.S. The company designs new age variations of the Moscow Mule cocktail, made with premium spirits, ginger, and fruits, in 12oz cans.

Consumers in following states can now find the craft, "Moscow Mule in can" varieties for purchase:
* California
* Connecticut
* Georgia
* Maine
* Massachusetts
* New Hampshire
* New York (Long Island)
* Rhode Island
* Tennessee

The expansion marks a key milestone of growth for the brand, which is sold in thousands of retailers, including select Total Wine & More, Whole Foods and Target locations. Despite the challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, 'Merican Mule has seen an unprecedented rise in sales.

"We anticipated challenges due to the pandemic, especially being a higher quality, premium brand," explained Dean Mahoney, 'Merican Mule's Founder and CEO. "But customers are still discovering our liquid, and once they try it, they are sharing with family and friends more than we ever could have imagined. We're excited to be expanding to new regions."

Mahoney also commented that humble beginnings might be resonating with customers. "We really appreciate that our story is being shared. Back in 2015, we were just three young professionals that decided to do something innovative with our lives savings. Now we're at the forefront of the new frontier with canned cocktails." Mahoney met his cofounders while working in the technology sector.

In addition to the geographic expansion, 'Merican Mule has launched a new canned cocktail, the Southern Style Mule. Typically referred to as a 'Kentucky Mule' on bar menus across the country, the 'Merican Mule - Southern Style is made with bourbon whiskey, natural ginger, refreshing orange and a hint of cherry. The bold beverage resembles a cross between an Old Fashioned and a Moscow Mule, standing strong at 7% ABV.

The new flavor is the fourth release to join a lineup that includes the classic Moscow Style Mule, made with vodka, ginger and lime, the Mexican Style Mule, made with tequila, ginger and lime, and the Tropical Style Mule, made with rum, ginger and pineapple.

'Merican Mule plans to announce additional states where their beverages will be distributed, later this year.

For more information, connect socially on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or visit the company website: https://mericanmule.com/.

About 'Merican Mule

'Merican Mule is a premium, canned cocktail brand that delivers convenient, bartender-quality Moscow Mules made with real, premium distilled spirits, ginger, and all-natural ingredients (instead of malt or alcohol from cane sugar like most hard seltzers). Since coming to stores in 2017, 'Merican Mule now distributes in nine states and thousands of retail locations, offering four flavors at 7% ABV: their flagship Moscow Style Mule (with vodka), the Mexican Style Mule (with tequila), the Tropical Style Mule (with rum), and the Southern Style Mule (with bourbon whiskey).

For media queries, contact: 'Merican Mule Public Relations - press@mericanmule.com

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Kroger, Mattress Mack and Mayor Sylvester Turner Announce Partnership on Senior Needs Drive for 10,000 Seniors

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) along with Mattress Mack of Gallery Furniture and Mayor Turner announced their partnership to feed over 10,000 seniors in need.

"There is an extremely large number of housebound seniors in our community who don't have access to the food and supplies they need," said Joe Kelley, President of Kroger Houston. "While many people can make a weekly trip to the grocery store, this specific group of individuals cannot. We want to make sure that our seniors are taken care of by ensuring they are fed and their pantries are full. These are people's parents and grandparents - and they need our help. That's why we wanted to get involved in the senior drive alongside Mack and Mayor Turner. Together, we can make a bigger impact in fighting hunger in our communities."

Customers can donate non-perishable food at any Houston area Kroger store or at Gallery Furniture 6006 N. Freeway or Gallery Furniture Grand Parkway every day from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gallery Furniture is also accepting donations of cleaning supplies and toiletries.

"We are living in an unprecedented time that is affecting various areas of our communities in different ways. Many Houstonians are asking - what can we do to help?" said Mayor Sylvester Turner. "This is one easy way you can support those in need within our local community, whether it's through donating food and supplies or volunteering your time. We are Houston Strong, and helping is what we do best."

"Gallery Furniture would like to personally thank Kroger and the City of Houston for the incredible donations and continued support," said Mattress Mack. "Thousands have already benefited from the generosity of amazing Houstonians and we will continue to do our best to lead these efforts. Stay strong, stay safe, and remember the essence of living is giving!"

About The Kroger Co.

At The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are Fresh for Everyone(TM) and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit(R). We are, across our family of companies, nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and investor relations site.

Kroger newsroom: https://www.thekrogerco.com/newsroom/

About Gallery Furniture

Mattress Mack and the Gallery Furniture Family believe in hard work and community outreach. Jim McIngvale "Mattress Mack" and his wife Linda arrived in Houston in 1981 with $5000 and a dream. With great work ethic and perseverance, the couple became Houston's favorite furniture and mattress retailer. Houston has come to know that Mattress Mack has their back, and not only will he SAVE YOU MONEY but continues his calling to provide for his beloved city. Learn more: https://www.galleryfurniture.com/

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The Kroger Co:
Clara Campbell (936) 777-0442

Gallery Furniture:
Angelica Folliard (713) 552-3461

City of Houston Press Office:
(832) 393-0830

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Leonard Lombardi Named AVA Companies CEO

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- AVA Companies of Hicksville, N.Y., case-ready manufacturer and distributor to the supermarket and food processing industry of private label pork, beef and other protein products, has announced the appointment of Leonard E. Lombardi, Jr. as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Lombardi, a Villanova University alum, succeeds AVA's founder, Albert L. Girgenti, who recently passed away.

Lombardi has been affiliated with AVA for over 22 years, moving from sales trainee in its Pennsylvania butchering plants in the 1990's, to plant and regional sales, marketing and operations positions, then to various corporate positions, including Director of Operations and Executive Vice President, before his appointment as Company President in 2004.

A resident of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., Lombardi describes himself as "a family man and an avid outdoorsman," finding respite in sailing and offshore fishing, with a dose of motorcycle touring through Westchester County, N.Y., "for a little excitement."

He describes his vision for AVA as, "a continuum of what Albert (Girgenti) started, revved up with some exciting new products and presentations we've been working on, to hit our customers' shelves early next year."

About AVA Companies

Founded in 1985, AVA Companies of Hicksville, N.Y., is a case-ready manufacturer and distributor to the supermarket and food processing industry of private label pork, beef and other protein products. Its ownership and management spans a combined 150 years of experience in all sides of supply for retail and foodservice. AVA's very essence has been developing solutions for retail. It is privately held, nimble, and an ever-evolving organization that can adapts easily to the ever-changing demands on the retail business.

AVA's plant provides the highest standards in quality control and exceeds the United States Department of Agriculture's inspection methodology with HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) and SQF (Safe Quality Food) level 2. AVA is certified to process USDA Organic meats and is an approved vendor for various major retailers. For more information, visit: http://www.avapork.com/.

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MONA Brands, LLC Wins ‘Deodorant Product Of The Year’ Award In The 2019 Beauty Independent Innovation Awards Program

TAUNTON, Mass. -- MONA Brands, LLC, a company dedicated to offering innovative green, natural, clean, safe, and effective products to health and beauty conscious customers, announced today their all-natural deodorant product line has won the "Deodorant Product of the Year" award.

The award is presented by the Independent Innovation Awards program-the industry's most robust recognition platform for innovators and leaders of the beauty industry.

Since its inception, MONA Brands has been committed to providing a healthy alternative to deodorant products that use harsh ingredients, such as parabens, aluminum, artificial fragrance and more. Unlike other companies, MONA Brands Deodorant implements a tested pH balance.

More than 2,000 companies from around the world submitted nominations to the 2019 Beauty Independent Innovation Awards. The 75 winners were chosen to honor their outstanding services and/or products in the rapidly expanding beauty industry. The award submission process is intentionally streamlined, focused on how a product, company or organization distinguishes itself in the booming world of beauty products and services. MONA Brands stood out for their innovative, safe and effective all-natural deodorant product line.

"We are pleased our product was selected for the 'Best Deodorant Product of the Year' award," said Pinaki R. Majhi, President and CEO of MONA Brands. "As an organization, we provide safe and ecologically friendly alternatives to our customers."

The key differences for MONA Brands Deodorants are unique, waterless, all-natural, mineral enriched, cosmetically elegant (with and without baking soda), aluminum-free, propylene glycol-free, parabens-free, non-GMO, and vegan formulas that not only address body odor, but to tackle related concerns like skin irritation, skin pH imbalance, pore clogging, clothing stains and more. All MONA Brands Deodorant products are handcrafted in the USA with the finest globally sourced ingredients.

"We believe that consumers should not have to choose between having a safe ecologically friendly deodorant and smelling fresh all day," Majhi said. "MONA Brands is excited to introduce our all-natural deodorant products to the customers who are looking for natural, healthy and effective products for their body care needs."

About MONA Brands, LLC

Headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts, MONA Brands, LLC offers all-natural, safe, scented and unscented deodorants that are made with ingredients from mother nature. All Mona Brands products are free from Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Parabens, artificial fragrances and other harsh ingredients. Founded by Dr. Pinaki Majhi, Ph.D., in 2017, MONA Brands is dedicated to being a leading provider of natural and herbal Aluminum-free deodorants, skincare, and other herbal solutions.

Dr. Pinaki R. Majhi is a highly experienced product development professional with strong background in pharmaceutical and colloid chemistry with over 24 years of combined research and product development experience nationally and internationally. With his over sixty-five publications, and more than one hundred and twenty product development, reformulation, scale-up or manufacturing projects, Dr. Majhi's record of success in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries speaks for itself.

All Mona Brands products are available at https://www.monabrands.com/

About Independent Innovation

The Independent Innovation Awards program is devoted to recognizing and honoring the most innovating companies, services and products. The Beauty Independent Innovation Awards provides public recognition for the achievements of beauty industry companies and products including Bath and Body, Make-up, Skin, Retailers and Services and more. For more information visit https://beautyinnovationawards.com/

Please visit MONA Brands Social media profiles:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/MonaBrandsNatural/
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/MonaBrandsNatural/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MonaBrandsNatural/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MONABRANDS
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mona-brands-llc/

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Dr. Pinaki Majhi, Ph.D.
MONA Brands, LLC
Phone: (508) 659-7002 (Office); (415) 260-4096 (Mobile)
Email: info@monabrands.com
Web: https://www.monabrands.com

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Award-Winning Natural Energy Support: BEE&YOU Royal Jelly Bee Pollen Propolis Tablet

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- BEE&YOU's Ultra Strength Tablet was awarded "the Sustainable New Product" by Sustainable Food Awards, in Amsterdam in June 2019. The tablet is a natural mixture of propolis, royal jelly and pollen without added sugar, fat, preservatives or any chemical additives. Recommended amount is two tablets daily preferably between meals. It has also a "chewable" form flavored with cocoa, especially developed for children.

Propolis is a resin-like bee product with high antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory and antitumor effects that the bees collect from the leaves, stems, and buds of the plants. It is a natural immune support. Royal jelly is a another valuable bee product which is excreted by worker bees to feed baby bees and the queen bee in the hive. The queen bee, the only one on an exclusive diet of royal jelly in the colony, grows two times bigger and lives 30 times longer than other bees.

Scientific studies show that royal jelly supports brain activity, the health of female and male ovaries, cardiovascular health, immune system, increases collagen synthesis, enhances energy and physical performance. Besides, pollen is referred to as reproductive cells of plants. It is a natural source of protein, vitamin and minerals.

Since raw propolis is not suitable for human consumption, it is subjected to an extraction process. In BEE&YOU Ultra Strength Tablet, propolis is extracted with innovative award-winning extraction method, which creates at least three times higher biological activity than that of similar products. Also, BEE&YOU produces this product with "Contracted Beekeeping Model." In this model, a contract is signed with beekeepers which eliminates the need for distributors acting as middlemen between honey packagers and the beekeepers, that provides "Fair Trade."

BEE&YOU Ultra Strength Tablet is sold in U.S.-based e-commerce site (https://www.bee-and-you.com/) and also at major online retailers of Amazon & eBay, Walmart and 3,000 CVS and 1,500 natural & organic sale points. In total it is in 13 different countries globally.

About the Company:

BEE&YOU was founded by Mrs. Asli Elif Tanugur, an experienced Food Scientist whose motivation is to seek the cure from nature. As a female entrepreneur, she started the journey by finding a cure in propolis for her own child's auto immune disease. She perfected the production method for propolis to retain its high biological antioxidant content. Her company now produces 100% natural and healthy innovative bee products containing propolis, royal jelly, raw honey, pollen and bee bread harvested from all parts of fascinating flora of Anatolia through 2000 contracted beekeepers and from 300,000 beehives.

Founded in 2013, available in 14 countries globally, BEE&YOU was honored with 29 awards in the last 6 years with its innovative, natural and healthy line of bee products.

The biggest advocate of beekeepers, BEE&YOU implements a unique Contracted Beekeeping Model to protect the bees and bee keepers' rights and safety. This business model allows the production agreements signed directly by the beekeepers without the middlemen or distributors. In addition to 3500 retail outlets in the United States, BEE&YOU is also sold globally in South Korea, Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, Qatar, Dubai and Cyprus.

Learn more: https://www.bee-and-you.com/

Follow BEE&YOU on: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

"BEE&YOU Naturally Protects You and Your Loved Ones!"

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Melike Ayan
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Disclaimer: Caution: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat,cure, or prevent any disease.

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Keto and Co Launches Wholesale Program at Fancy Food Show

BOSTON, Mass. -- Keto and Co, maker of the #1 best-selling brownie mix on Amazon, announces the launch of its grocery wholesale program. With this expansion, Keto and Co will bring its popular line of delicious, delightfully low-carb foods right to the grocery store shelf.

"We've been very successful at selling online, directly to consumers," says Keto and Co CEO, Ted Tieken. "But most food today is still purchased at the grocery store. Our new wholesale program will bring our expanding line of keto products to where people are looking for them."

Since 2014, Keto and Co has been the premier producer of foods for the low carb, ketogenic lifestyle. While the keto diet offers life changing results, adherence can be hard and requires forgoing many conveniences and pleasures. Keto and Co's mission is to make keto easy and delicious with delightfully low-carb foods that replace what people miss.

The Keto and Co product line includes fudge brownie mix, pancake and waffle mix, Truly Zero liquid sweeteners, flatbread, hot breakfast cereal, and more. In addition to being ultra-low carb, Keto and Co products are gluten-free, no sugar added, and naturally sweetened.

"Consumers are passionate about our products," says Tieken. "Our brownies became the best-selling mix on Amazon just three months after they launched. Given our rapid online growth, expanding into wholesale makes sense. The move into grocery lets us bring our products to even more consumers who are looking for a way to get carbs and sugar out of their diet without sacrificing flavor or convenience."

The Keto and Co wholesale store debuts June 23, 2019 at the Summer Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center in New York City. Find Keto and Co at Booth #6240 (in the Massachusetts Pavilion).

To learn more or place an order, please visit https://wholesale.ketoand.co. Free shipping on orders over $500.

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DiNoci Natural Foods Announces Whole Foods Colorado Launch and Plans to Exhibit at Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, June 14-16

BOULDER, Colo. -- DiNoci Natural Foods, creator of revolutionary almond milk-based frozen desserts, today announced plans to exhibit at the 2019 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado June 14-16, 2019. The company also announced the launch of four flavors - Salty Caramel, Lemon, Chocolate and Mint Ganache - at 15 Colorado Whole Foods Stores.

DiNoci Natural Foods was founded by longtime natural food chef Scott Emeson and former Crocs, Inc. executive Erik Rebich. The company produces artisan almond milk-based frozen desserts through a proprietary process that allows it to forego the use of gums, binders, emulsifiers and additives. In addition, all DiNoci products are plant-based, dairy free, gluten free, soy free and non-GMO.

"We are very ingredient focused," stated Emeson. "When I switched to a dairy free diet, I was shocked by the number of dairy free products that used gums and binders. It was virtually impossible to find any ice cream, dairy free or not, that used additive-free ingredients. I decided to make it my mission to create products that are as good or better than their dairy-based counterparts without compromising my requirement that they be free of the additives that are so common in today's products."

"Having Whole Foods decide to carry our product is a dream come true," continued Emeson. "We are thrilled to finally be able to bring our artisan desserts to our fellow Coloradans."

Rebich spent more than 5 years as Vice President and General Counsel for Colorado-based Crocs, Inc. Since leaving Crocs in 2009, Rebich has been involved in a number of early stage companies as an investor and advisor. "I've looked at a number of opportunities over the last ten years but this was one I just couldn't pass up," said Rebich. I researched this rapidly growing market segment thoroughly. When I compared Scott's creations to other products on the market, I felt like a real competitive advantage existed and we had the unique opportunity to revolutionize the dairy free ice cream category."

"We can't wait to get to Aspen and share our products with the discerning pallets that attend this great event," continued Rebich. "We believe this can be a launching pad for our retail business as well as our food service initiative, which we are just beginning to roll out."

DiNoci will be offering samples of its Salty Caramel, Lemon, Chocolate and Mint Ganache almond milk-based desserts at the Grand Tasting sessions during the 3-day event.

More information on DiNoci can be found on the company's website https://dinoci.com/.

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Instagram: @dinocidairyfree
Facebook: @itsdinoci
Twitter: @dinocidairyfree

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Brands Within Reach announces launch of innovative and best tasting FLASH BREWED ready-to-drink teas for the Nestea brand in the United States

MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Brands Within Reach (BWR) announced today the introduction of a new line of 17.6 ounce ready-to-drink natural black and green teas offered in four flavors: Black Tea lemon, Black Tea Peach, Green Tea Raspberry, Green Tea Lime and Mint.

Using ground breaking and enhanced quality aseptic bottling standards which removes the need for preservatives or extended heat treatment, the new Nestea(R) FLASH BREWED(TM) products offer the ultimate fresh flavor taste profile while allowing to help preserve nutrients in the products.

The new 17.6 ounce line is offered in a proprietary shaped bottle with easy grip for consumption, using tea leaves sourced from the high altitude Nilgiri region in India known for its high-quality tea plantations.

Tea sources are certified by the Rainforest Alliance which provides ongoing work to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods for tea growers.

"The new Nestea FLASH BREWED line is introducing a new fresh taste standard in the RTD tea category while benefiting from a strong brand awareness, and high measures of trust and expertise in tea," comments Olivier Sonnois, BWR's CEO. "Consumers are demanding higher quality, consciously sourced natural products from brands they trust in a category which is poised for a shakeup. Most established brands of RTD Teas are currently flat or declining in sales highlighting an increased disconnect between consumers aspirations and product offering."

Sonnois added, "We believe the new Nestea FLASH BREWED(TM) product line can immediately offer a disproportionate contribution to category growth by meeting all consumer aspirations: ultimate fresh taste, attractive packaging, fair consumer price at $1.29 a bottle, Rainforest Alliance Certified, 100 percent clean ingredient list and innovative process allowing better nutrients content and flavor."

The new Nestea FLASH BREWED(TM) products will be introduced and sampled at the Natural Products Expo West, Booth #1566.

*Notes
The RTD Iced Tea market in the United States is currently worth $4.55 billion, according to Nielsen Total XAOC+C for the latest 52 weeks and stable.

About Nestea RTD Teas:
With over 70 years of tea heritage and 89 percent brand awareness across the country, Nestea is an iconic, well-known, and trusted global brand which consumers consider as a tea expert.

About Brands Within Reach:
Since 2003, BWR has focused its attention and efforts in building a unique and entrepreneurial expertise in marketing and distributing brands with strong consumer appeal and enhanced product attributes in North America. For more information: http://bwrgroup.com/

For more information about Nestea - https://www.nestea-usa.com/ - or e-mail nestea@bwrgroup.com

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Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding "Fill-A-Truck" Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies - All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) - will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

Nearly 1.5 million people in Michigan, including 1 in 6 children, are food insecure. Meanwhile, 40-percent of all the food produced in the United States each year is wasted. Each of the participating moving companies are members of Move For Hunger's nationwide network of relocation professionals. In addition to assisting with local food drives, members of the Move For Hunger network provide their customers with the opportunity to donate unopened, non-perishable food during the moving process and delivers it to a food bank, free of charge.

"We are so excited to be partnered with Move For Hunger with our upcoming food drives to support our Zero Hunger Zero Waste initiative," said Rachel Hurst, Corporate Affairs Manager for The Kroger Co. of Michigan. "We are committed to donating more meals each and every day in the communities we live and serve."

The participating Kroger locations and the moving company that will be assisting with each event are as follows:
* Ann Arbor (400 S. Maple Road) | University Moving & Storage
* Clarkston (5990 Sashbaw Road) | University Moving & Storage
* Plymouth (44525 Ann Arbor Road) | University Moving & Storage
* Roseville (20891 East 13 Mile Road) | Palmer Moving Services
* Royal Oak (2200 12 Mile Road) | Palmer Moving Services
* Saginaw (4762 State Street) | Stevens Worldwide
* Shelby Township (14945 23 Mile Road) | Palmer Moving Services
* Southgate (16705 Fort Street) | All Around Moving
* White Lake Twp. (10951 Highland Road) | Stevens Worldwide.

About Move For Hunger:

Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. In addition to collecting food from people who are moving to new homes, Move For Hunger helps companies and individuals across the United States and Canada organize successful food drives. To date, they have collected more than 10 million pounds of food. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit http://www.moveforhunger.org/.

About The Kroger Co. of Michigan:

Incorporated in Michigan in 1909 and headquartered in Novi, The Kroger Co. of Michigan operates 123 Kroger stores, 75 fuel centers, 104 pharmacies and the Michigan Dairy. Michigan Kroger's 19,000 associates are dedicated to the Kroger Purpose: to FEED the Human Spirit, by serving the region through food, inspiration and uplift, and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.

Twitter: @MoveForHunger @KrogerNews #ZeroHungerZeroWaste #MichiganFoodDrive #FillATruck

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ScriptDrop and Albertsons Hurricane Relief Efforts To Be Covered on ‘The Success Files’ with Rob Lowe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- ScriptDrop, a healthcare technology company providing medication reminders and deliveries while fighting prescription abandonment and abuse, today announced that it will be featured on "The Success Files" hosted by Rob Lowe, airing on MSNBC and PBS in 2018.

The segment will show how ScriptDrop teamed up with Albertsons Companies to provide relief to Hurricane Harvey victims prevented from picking up their prescriptions in the aftermath of the storm. "We're delighted that 'The Success Files' decided to tell the story of how technology helped to alleviate at least some of the pressure on families in need," said ScriptDrop CEO Nicholas Potts.

"After Hurricane Harvey, we had patients who were struggling to meet their basic needs, so partnering with ScriptDrop to deliver their prescriptions to their homes was an easy decision and allowed our patients to stay healthy and focus on recovery efforts," says Mark Panzer, Albertsons Companies Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Health and Wellness.

"Our data showed that people were either unable to reach the pharmacy or dealing with other priorities," added ScriptDrop's Potts. "By offering our expertise in prescription delivery with Albertsons Companies, we could help people by bringing prescriptions to them and assisting with copays." Albertsons stepped in to cover the cost of the deliveries and the copays were paid for by funds raised.

"The Success Files" is an award-winning program that highlights new stories and innovative concepts through groundbreaking short-form and long-form documentary presentation. The hurricane provided an opportunity for ScriptDrop to test its systems in a high pressure environment. ScriptDrop connects patients, pharmacies and physicians to ensure that patients properly adhere to medication protocols prescribed by their physicians, and that healthcare providers and pharmacies are informed if there are problems.

The complex system or reporting and notifications is implemented through the use of cutting edge blockchain technology, ensuring both the security and accuracy of the process.

The Success Files will tape the segment in Houston on November 14, and it will run on MSNBC and PBS stations throughout 2018.

About ScriptDrop:

ScriptDrop offers a prescription delivery service that makes the delivery process easier for both pharmacists and patients. Once a prescription is ready, ScriptDrop sends a courier to pick up the delivery and tracks the delivery until the patient signs for it. The pharmacist can then view the signed delivery receipt in their ScriptDrop account. ScriptDrop is designed to fit into the pharmacist's workflow, enabling patients to have easy access to medicines and pharmacists to streamline processes as well as access reporting and analytical insight.

Learn more at: http://www.scriptdrop.co/.

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