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FreshDirect Head Jason Ackerman Joins Hart Dairy Advisory Board

September 5, 2018

AUGUSTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--Hart Dairy, the largest single-source producer of 100 percent free-range, grass-fed milk in North America, is proud to announce FreshDirect CEO and Founder Jason Ackerman as the newest member of their Advisory Board.

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Jason brings a wealth of experience to Hart Dairy as a seasoned leader of FreshDirect, the leading online grocer, for nearly 20 years. After a decade in the banking industry, he has since paved the way for continuous innovation around technology, merchandising, delivery, marketing, analytics and supply chain to deliver the freshest food available to its customers.

“Hart Dairy presents the unique opportunity to be the leader in the free-range, grass-fed dairy category,” said FreshDirect CEO and Founder Jason Ackerman. “I’m excited to join their Advisory Board to support their continued US growth as pioneers in better-for-you products, along with exceptional animal welfare standards and practices.

“We are delighted to have Jason Ackerman join the Hart Dairy advisory team,” said Hart Dairy Chief Executive Officer Tim Connell. “Jason’s vast expertise in supermarket and specialty retail categories is invaluable to support Hart Dairy as we continue to grow into the future.”

About Hart Dairy

Hart Dairy has redefined the grass-fed dairy standard through its production of premium “Grass 365” dairy products including fresh milk, yogurt, cheese and butter varieties. Located near Augusta, Georgia, Hart Dairy sits on more than 4,000 acres of pristine farmland and is the largest single-source producer of 100 percent free-range, grass-fed milk in North America. The farm boasts more than 3,500 happy cows that roam free, are never confined and are grass-fed 365 days a year in a certified, non-GMO environment. Under the direction of Dr. Richard Watson, a pioneer in world-class grazing and pasture-based techniques, Hart Dairy passionately combines animal welfare and better-for-you dairy products with truly free-range, grass-fed cows. For more information, visit www.hartdairy.com.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA GEORGIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE ENVIRONMENT RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE SUPERMARKET

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