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Big Y in the News

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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 68 locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 11,000 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:

  • 2016-09-21From Local Field to Plate - September 21, 2016 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 63 markets.
  • 2016-09-13Big Y's Final 4 Stores Conversion Almost Complete ince announcing their agreement to acquire the assets of 8 Massachusetts Hannaford Supermarkets being divested in connection with the merger of the Ahold and Delhaize group in July, Big Y has been planning for this transition process.
  • 2016-09-09Big Y's 4 Store Conversion Almost Complete Since announcing their agreement to acquire the assets of 8 Massachusetts Hannaford Supermarkets being divested in connection with the merger of the Ahold and Delhaize group in July, Big Y has been planning for this transition process.
  • 2016-09-08Dear Fellow Longmeadow Neighbors A Note From Charlie
  • 2016-09-06Local Homeless to Benefit from Successful Drive for Socks Representatives of Mercy Medical Center's Healthcare for the Homeless program, working in conjunction with the Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival and Big Y Pharmacies, have wrapped up a successful collection of new, packaged socks for distribution to the homeless.
  • 2016-09-011084 Hired and Counting Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that they have hired 1084 employees for their Hannaford Supermarkets in the Eastern Massachusetts area including 100% of Hannaford's management team including pharmacists.
  • 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.
  • 2016-07-14Big 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.
  • 2016-06-29OVER 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.