March is a busy time of the year with a host of food trade shows. Don’t miss out on these exceptional business opportunities. Hope to see you there!
March 3-4 C & S Wholesale Grocers Show
March 4-5 Imperial Distributors Fall Seasonal Show
March 10-11 Bozzuto’s Independent Retailer Conference
March 18 NECSA Annual Trade Show
March 18 AG of New England Food Show
March 24 & March 26 Pine State Trading Co Savings Expos
The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association are accepting applications fo the 2015 Scholarship Program. “Three Maine students who have successfully completed requirements for graduation from an accredited high school and have been accepted by a college or university will receive $1,000 scholarships,” said Shelley Doak, Executive Director. “We feel so fortunate to able to provide this assistance to aspiring Maine college bound students.” For an application, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MGPFA member Lambert Coffin is hosting an informational seminar entitled “Managing Legal Risk While Scaling Up Your Farm or Food Production Business” on March 13 at the University of Maine Orono.
Janessa Plummer, Plummer’s Shop’n Save, located in Buxton, Maine’s Best Bagger Champion, represented Maine at the NGA 2015 National Best Bagger Contest in Las Vegas. Although she didn’t win the overall contest, she had a great time! Be sure to visit our Facebook Page for more photos and videos! Congratulations, Janessa!
On Tuesday, February 3, Governor LePage presented the State of the State Address.