Lancaster Colony CEO on what Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods means for the industry

By July 6, 2017 News

David Ciesinski knows grocery stores like a cop knows a neighborhood.

In a recent conversation with Columbus Business First, the new CEO of food manufacturer Lancaster Colony Corp. expertly relayed the layout of a typical grocery store, including what parts are doing well and which ones aren’t.

More than half of the company’s sales of its products like Marzetti salad dressing come from retail outlets – so when the transformative Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) bought Whole Foods Market Inc.…