Big Y in the News
Headquartered in Springfield, MA, Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England, Proud to be family owned and operated, they currently operate over 60 locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 10,000 employees. Big Y has been named a 2015 Employer of Choice by the Employers Association of the Northeast. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D'Amour, the store was named after an intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge to form a "Y".
Big Y in the News contains excerpts from press releases that have been sent to local media.
Our Most Recent Releases:
- 2016-08-24From Local Field to Plate - August 24, 2016 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 63 markets.
- 2016-08-23Big Y Employees Add over 1,500 Volunteer Hours As part of Big Y's 80th Anniversary, employees participated in their 5th Annual Employee Community Service Days.
- 2016-08-17From Local Field to Plate - August 17, 2016 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 63 markets.
- 2016-08-10Big Y Produce Manager Wins National Award United Fresh Produce Association has chosen Big Y World Class Market Produce and Floral Sales Manager Jennifer Ratkiewicz as one of 25 winners in its 2016 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program.
- 2016-08-10From Local Field to Plate - August 10, 2016 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 63 markets.
- 2016-08-08Big Y Store Director Wins National Award Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has chosen Big Y World Class Market Northampton, MA store director, Piotr Soja, as one of 5 top grand prize winners for 2015 in their 17th Annual Store Manager Awards.
- 2016-07-20From Local Field to Plate - July 20, 2016 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 63 markets.
- 2016-07-14Big Y Adds 8 Stores in Eastern MA Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the operating assets of 8 Massachusetts Hannaford Supermarkets being divested in connection with the proposed merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group.
- 2016-07-07From Local Field to Plate - July 7, 2016 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 63 markets.
- 2016-06-29OVER 29,000 WORN AMERICAN FLAGS PROPERLY RETIRED For the fifth year in a row, in honor of Flag Day, Big Y collected worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled American Flags for proper retirement from May 26th to June 15th. Almost 29,100 worn American flags since the program began, including 5,561 collected this year.
- 2016-06-29Big Y Plans New Store in Marlborough, CT Big Y Foods, Inc. has announced plans to open a World Class Market located at 1 Independence Drive and Route 66 in Marlborough, CT.
- 2016-06-14Johnson Memorial Hospital Begins Renovations for Fastcare Walk-In Clinic at Big Y in Stafford Springs Johnson Memorial Hospital, a Trinity Health - New England provider, is getting ready to open its first retail health clinic at Big Y World Class Market at 87 West Stafford Road in Stafford Springs.
- 2016-06-07Big Y Announces Community Partnership and Support of Local Farmers Big Y Foods, Inc. today officially announced the launch of an expanded partnership with local milk processor HP Hood at an event held at Hood's milk processing facility in Agawam, MA. Big Y also announced an in-store campaign designed to support local farmers from the Berkshires to the Pioneer Valley region through the purchase of milk at participating Big Y store locations.
- 2016-06-01Holden Big Y Is Reborn With a Table & Vine Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the renovations at their Holden, MA World Class Market at 160 Reservoir Street (Route 31).