Loading…

Bozzuto's holds 2019 awards gala and trade show

bozz6149MASHANTUCKET, CT — Bozzuto's Inc. held its 2019 Independent Retailer Conference March 5-6 at Foxwoods, here. The event featured the annual Excellence Awards gala as well as a trade show representing all areas of the supermarket, with fresh produce exhibitors from all over the United States well represented, as always.

Among the coveted awards presented at the gala, David Nolan of the Lake Region IGA in Hawley, PA, was named Bozzuto's Inc.'s Produce Manager of the Year. The award was presented by Greg Veneziano, vice president of perishables at Bozzuto's.

Wholesale grocer Bozzuto's Inc., headquartered in Cheshire, CT, was established in 1945 and is headed by Michael A. Bozzuto, the company's chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Emerging trends to watch
As we continue to navigate this coronavirus world, we find ourselves in limbo. Some counties and states are optimistic about re-opening, using a phased approach and strict guidelines to ensure the safety of employees and patrons. Other regions find themselves in the same position they were in a month ago, grappling with this Read More ...
Strong season for Summer Citrus from South Africa
Summer Citrus from South Africa anticipates a strong 2020 season as the first vessel of the year makes its way to the United States this week. Easy peeler clementines will be the first fruit to arrive this month at the New York port. More easy peelers and some Navel oranges will follow with the first conventional vessel Read More ...
Gold Coast produce boxes keep things fresh while consumers shelter in place
In response to shelter in place orders due to COVID-19, Gold Coast Packing, a leading grower, shipper and processor of fresh produce, partnered with sister winery Costa de Oro to offer local residents produce boxes as a convenient and safe way to pick up essential produce. Since mid-March, Gold Coast has sold over 600 Read More ...
Alberto Obregon joins Vision Import as director of global procurement
Vision Import Group, an Importer of fresh produce servicing North America and specializing in limes, lemons, mangos and pineapples, as well as various other seasonal offerings, announced the hiring of Alberto Obregon as director of global procurement, where he will manage and maintain relationships with the company’s Read More ...
Giant Food announces new president
Ira Kress has been appointed president of Giant Food, effective immediately. “Ira has been a dedicated leader for Giant Food for 36 years and we are proud to appoint him to this role,” said Kevin Holt, president of Ahold Delhaize USA. “Ira has been serving as interim president of Giant Food since last summer, and he has Read More ...

Market Watch

the source pro-act

Western growing regions getting hit by rain, cooler temps

floral pulse