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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, we operate almost 80 stores 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:

  • From Local Field to Plate - November 16, 2017 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 70 markets.
  • Free Fruit for Kids at Big Y Big Y looks to make raising healthy children easier with the launch of their Kid’s Fruit Club program, where any child 12 and under can select a free piece of fruit to enjoy during their family’s shopping experience at special displays in every Big Y Produce Department and their Fresh Acres Market.
  • Big Y Opens New Fuel Station in South Hadley On Saturday, November 4, Big Y celebrated the opening of their newest Big Y Express fuel station and convenience store at 467 Newton Street in South Hadley, MA.
  • Sack Hunger in Your Town For the 8th year, all Big Y Supermarkets are working to help feed the hungry within their local communities through Care To Share Sack Hunger – a large reusable grocery bag filled with staple non-perishable food items for local food banks.
  • From Local Field to Plate - November 8, 2017 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 70 markets.
  • Kingston and Norwell Big Y Stores Are Reborn Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the renovations at their Kingston, MA store at 182 Summer Street as well as at their Norwell, MA store at 10 Washington Street.
  • Big Y to Donate $200,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief Big Y will present $200,000 to American Red Cross Massachusetts representatives in support of Red Cross Hurricane Disaster Relief from September 1st- September 23rd, 2017.
  • From Local Field to Plate - October 12, 2017 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 70 markets.
  • From Local Field to Plate - October 5, 2017 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 70 markets.
  • Big Y Looks to Combat Opioid-related Deaths Big Y Pharmacy and Wellness Centers now offer naloxone without a prescription in all 39 of its pharmacy locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
  • Big Y Turns Pink In order to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer, all Big Y Supermarkets will be donating proceeds from various departments throughout the store to 31 local breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.
  • From Local Field to Plate - September 27, 2017 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 70 markets.
  • Big Y and Tea Guys Team Up to Unveil New Purple "Supertea" Line Working with master tea blender Oliver Rich, founder of the Tea Guys, Big Y Foods is debuting one the newest, healthiest teas in recent memory.
  • From Local Field to Plate - September 20, 2017 Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to offer this week's harvest from native farms throughout their 70 markets.
  • Big Y Produce Manager Wins National Award United Fresh Produce Association has chosen Big Y World Class Market Produce and Floral Sales Manager Lou Kwisnek as one of 25 winners in its 2017 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program.
  • Got Flu Shots? In anticipation of another year of strong interest amongst their customers, Big Y World Class Markets are offering walk-in flu shots in all of their 39 pharmacies this year.