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Big Y in the News

Big Y Foods, Inc. is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Big Y operates 84 locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut including 70 supermarkets, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Liquors and 13 Big Y Express gas and convenience locations with almost 12,000 employees. Big Y has been recognized by Forbes as a Best-in-State Employer in Massachusetts and Connecticut, as well as 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.


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May 20, 2024 -  Summer Grilling Safety

As everyone is gearing up for summer and outdoor grilling season, it’s essential to prioritize food safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish.


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