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The survey says: Brett Favre’s Most Memorable Packers Moment

It was that emotional, athletically spectacular Monday Night Football game after the sudden passing of his father.

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That was the winning moment selected by Packers fans in the Festival Foods’ Most Memorable Moment survey on Brett Favre’s time with the Green Bay Packers. And it won by a lot.

Of the nearly 5,500 people took who our online survey, 64 percent — or 3,515 votes …

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Events /Grocery /Natural Foods /Nutrition
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We all scream for ice cream!

We all scream for ice cream! #FestFoods

 

Our Favorite Store-Bought Ice Creams & Frozen Yogurts

The ice cream and frozen yogurt section of our stores is a great place to use the NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System to sort through the endless options! When it comes to ice cream, EDY’S® SLOW CHURNED® Light Ice Cream has less fat and fewer …

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Events /Produce
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Farm to Festival

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It’s early morning across the great state of Wisconsin. You pull yourself out of bed and begin the hustle and bustle of the day. But something’s different this time. Spring has sprung and the smell of fresh rain lingers in the air. You’ve got an urge to visit the Festival Foods parking lot but you’re not sure why.

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Events /Food Safety /Nutrition /Wine & Spirits
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Gear up for Father’s Day Grilling!

The Main Event

The third Sunday in June is a day devoted to dads, and a great barbecue! At Festival, we have ALL your needs covered to host a fun Father’s Day cookout. Fire up the grill, and let’s get cookin’!

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Construction season: Roundabouts in Darboy

How does the saying go? Is it “There are two seasons in Wisconsin: Winter and construction season”?

I may be paraphrasing a bit, but the underlying message is definitely true.

It’s officially summer and our friends — the dreaded orange barrels — are already up and at ’em on roadways across the state. One project we want to make sure our guests have plenty of information about is the Outagamie County project to build two …

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Events /Mark Skogen
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Fireworks in Janesville!

We’re thrilled to announce that our company will partner with the Rock Aqua Jays by sponsoring the Fourth of July fireworks show at the Independence Day on the Rock in Janesville.

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Festival Foods now sponsors 15 fireworks shows throughout Wisconsin including those in Appleton, Darboy, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Fort Atkinson, Green Bay, Kenosha, Madison, Manitowoc, Marshfield, Neenah, Onalaska, Oshkosh, and Sheboygan.

“We have …

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Events /Mark Skogen /Nutrition
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Racing (and fueling) with Festival Foods

With the warm weather finally here, plenty of road races are happening across Wisconsin.

Festival Foods is thrilled to be among the sponsors of many of these great events, including the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon and the Eau Claire Marathon, which were both held in May. (You definitely know we’re there when you see our Big Cart nearby.)

Our company also is a big supporter of the Bellin Run, which is set for June 13, …

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Bakery /Deli /Events /Front End /Grocery
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Not just a job, but a career at Festival Foods

Meet Tia Watermolen, she is one of Festival’s amazing Human Resources associates.

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We’re saying “Hi Tia!” because she’s heading to our store on the west side of Green Bay, 2250 West Mason St., on Friday, May 8, to talk to people who want to work for Festival Foods.

She’ll be at the store from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with …

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Events /Mark Skogen /Uncategorized
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Janesville: Hey neighbor

In April, we told you that we’re heading to Janesville and now here we are, digging right in.

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That’s right, we recently hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony at our future home to get things rolling at 2233 Humes Road, which was previously home to a Kmart. We’re demolishing that structure and building a new store that will open in the fall.

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20 Minute Meals /Eating Gluten Free /Events /Nutrition
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Beans … not just the magical fruit

OK, we’ve all heard the jokes — and that song — about beans.

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Beans are usually pretty boring, right? That is when you’re not singing tooting-related songs about them.

That’s definitely what I thought until the lovely Chef Julie Andrews made me chocolate and peanut butter brownies for my birthday. And what I didn’t know until I had already downed my first was that …

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