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Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association Awards 2019 Grocer, Producer, and Associate of the Year

AUGUSTA, MAINE  – October 11th, 2019  – The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association is proud to announce their respected 2019 award recipients. Will’s Shop ‘n Save of Dover-Foxcroft as the 2019 Grocer of the Year;  Coastal Maine Popcorn Co. of Boothbay Harbor as the 2019 Food Producer of the Year; and C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. of Keene, NH as the 2019 Associate of the Year.

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Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association Awards 2018 Grocer, Producer, and Associate of the Year

AUGUSTA, MAINE  – October 11th, 2018  – The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association (MGFPA) is proud to announce their respected 2018 award recipients.  Brackett’s Market of Bath is the 2018 Grocer of the Year; Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections of Freeport is the 2018 Producer of the Year; and Associated Grocers of New England in Pembroke, NH is the 2018 Associate of the Year.

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Maine’s Best Grocery Bagger Wins Trip to San Diego and Chance at $10,000

Congratulations to Amy Taylor of Shaw’s in Rockland! We hosted Maine’s Fifth Annual Best Bagger Championship to honor our state’s “best” grocery checkout bagger. Bagging is a critically important step for many grocery stores as it is the last impression of the store’s attention to detail, emphasizes the employee and store’s dedication to exceptional customer service and helps ensure customers’ food gets home in perfect condition.

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Sept. 19th – Recipe to Market (One Day Intensive) Event

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018, 9am-3:30pm
UMaine Regional Learning Center, Falmouth, ME
$50.00 (lunch included)

Thinking about starting a food business in Maine?
Learn all the ins and outs to go from concept to success in this full day deep dive into starting a food business.

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