Purchase several Michigan-made brands at the Shelby Township store and the company donates a portion of the price to help feed needy families.
ACO Hardware is partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank to raise funds that will help feed hungry families in Michigan. From now through Feb. 24, customers who purchase Faygo pop, Better Made snacks and Dearborn Brand sausage – all Michigan-made products – at ACO stores across Michigan will be helping Gleaners deliver millions of pounds of emergency food to soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. According to the ACO Hardware website, the company will donate 5 percent of the purchase price of each item sold to Gleaners. There is one ACO store in Shelby Township, 52891 Shelby Rd.
Through television commercials and in-store promotions, Kroger is bringing Michigan Made products to the forefront of its shelves in response to consumer demand for local products.
Visit the dairy case at any Kroger store in the state this week and you’ll see the first feature of the company’s partnership with Pure Michigan to promote locally raised and made foods. Kroger brand milk is the star of the newest Pure Michigan television commercial and the first consumer packaged good to be featured in the state’s iconic advertising campaign. As Kroger customer communications representative, Dave Hollandsworth, explains, there are three components to the new campaign: promote local brands through Pure Michigan, work with Michigan State University’s Product Center to bring smaller brands to Kroger shelves and clearly identify those products that are “Michigan Made" throughout the store. “In some cases, I have felt almost …