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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. 

Big Y Opens New Location in Brookfield, CT

BROOKFIELD, CT (June 6, 2024) – Big Y’s newest family market is open in Brookfield, CT at 14 Candlewood Lake Road. The new market is the first of three new markets coming to the state this year. 

The location offers a bakery, full-service butcher and seafood department with six deliveries of fresh, sustainable seafood every week. The kitchen and deli feature Ready to Heat, Eat or Cook Big Y Quick, Easy Meals including, hand-tossed pizza available by the slice or whole pie, freshly made sushi, made to order subs and paninis with Boar’s Head Premium meats and cheeses. Also available by slice or pre-packaged in the deli. 

It will also have a wide assortment of quality products and specialty items from local partners, including; Arethusa Farm specialty cheeses, Liuzzi Italian specialties in the deli, Bear’s seasoned wings, Hummel products and Lamberti sausage in the butcher shop, Deep River chips in the kitchen, Lyman Orchards in produce and Gina Marie Bakery and Chabaso Bakery artisan breads in the bakery. 

"This is a wonderful opportunity for us to bring our legendary customer service and quality products to the Brookfield community,” said Michael P. D’Amour President and CEO of Big Y. “We have had the pleasure of serving many neighboring communities for years. Now we’re excited to get to know our customers in Brookfield,” he added. 

In addition to quality products and unmatched customer experience, the family market is bringing 100 part-time and full-time job opportunities. All interested applicants should apply at www.bigy.com/careers. 

Grand opening festivities will take place from June 6-26 and include giveaways, offers and sample tastings. New myBigY members will receive 500 myBigY Rewards points just for signing up. Discounts are available every day for myBigY members using their Big Y Membership, based upon their grocery purchases. 

New locations are also underway in Middletown and Westport, CT and Uxbridge, MA. These locations will bring Big Y’s total number of supermarkets to 77 stores.