Manufacturing

Safely Manufacturing Quality Products

As an operator of 35 food manufacturing facilities across America, we’ve spent the past several weeks focused on actions to help flatten the curve and protect our more than 7,000 manufacturing employees.

Every decision we make prioritizes the safety of our employees and our commitment to supply Americans with quality products at an exceptional value.

To help manufacturing facilities prepare to reopen safely, we’re sharing the steps we’ve taken to safeguard our employees while supporting a demanding production schedule.

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“Staying true to your values, supporting your associates and always maintaining the highest level of safety and sanitation will allow you to meet the needs of your customers and promote the well-being of your workforce.”

-Erin Sharp
Group Vice President of Manufacturing

First Steps


Evaluate production model and identify opportunities to enhance safety protocol


Develop guidelines and educate employees on thorough sanitation protocol for all manufacturing locations


Promote a safe work environment by educating employees on personal safety and healthy habits


Ensure you have infrastructure and policies in place to support the physical and mental health of your employees, including appropriate paid time off

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Nothing herein constitutes legal advice or other formal direction or guidance of any kind. The information herein is offered for general informational purposes only.

The Kroger Family of Companies

As America’s grocer, our most urgent mission is to be here for our customers when they need us most, with open stores and openhearted hospitality. We’re taking proactive steps to protect the health and safety of our associates, customers and communities, including adjusted store operating hours, enhanced cleaning procedures, physical distancing precautions and?expanded associate benefits.

For more information about Kroger’s Sharing What We’ve Learned: A Blueprint for Businesses resource guide, visit here.