Congratulations to Jack and Kathy Jo Goggin, recipients of the 2015 Maine Grocer of the Year. Jack and Kathy Jo are third generation owners, serving the Town of Randolph and neighboring communities with distinction. They provide the Hometown Proud atmosphere that the IGA moniker embodies, by employing the next generation, supporting school and athletic activities, as well as donating to families in need.Read More
Yearly Archives: 2015
Thank you to everyone who made this such a successful event! We’re ever grateful to the participants, vendors who showcased their products and services in the Marketplace, companies who donated food to the menu and to our exceptional sponsors!Read More
News Alert – August 6, 2015 – Maine Supreme Court rules in favor of the Legislature who maintained that the 65 bills the Governor vetoed and sent to the Legislature on July 16 had in fact already become law. There are four bills of interest to MGFPA members that will highlighted in the newsletter.Read More
The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association Scholarship Program recipients. The recipients will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Please join me in wishing them the very best!
Janessa Plummer, Plummer’s Shop’n Save in Buxton and 2014 Maine State Best Bagger Champion wins again in 2015! Janessa proved that practice makes perfect in defending her title. Tanya Odgen, Shaw’s Lewiston placed second overall and Alyssa Brann, Hannaford China placed third. Nine baggers participated in this 2nd Annual Maine State Best Bagging Championship. Janessa will represent Maine at the 2016 National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship. Thank you to all participants and to our very generous sponsors!Read More