2017 Industry Connects Luncheon

The MGA Industry Connects Luncheon, co-hosted by the Vendor Leadership committee, was held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington-Minneapolis South. This program is a unique concept that extended an invitation to the entire MGA membership to provide valuable networking opportunities to all retail, wholesale, manufacturing, and allied companies. In addition to networking, this luncheon included a relevant educational component given by Retail Food Industry Consultant, Michael Sansolo. Attendees gained valuable knowledge on how to succeed in their business endeavors through this pertinent educational seminar.

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Congratulations to the 2017 Minnesota Grown Award Winners!

Thank you to all the participants of the 2017 Minnesota Grown Retailer of the Year Contest. The winning individual store entries were selected based, by region, on a variety of criteria including the number of Minnesota Grown products and how they were promoted to customers.

2017 Retailer of the Year
Northwest Region:
Baxter Super One Foods

Northeast Region:
Chris’ Food Center – Sandstone

Twin Cities Region:
Kowalski’s Woodbury Market

West Central Region:
Lunds & Byerlys – St. Cloud

People’s Choice Display
Festival Foods – Bloomington

For more information, contact Karly Ackerman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or at 651-228-0973.


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