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Back to School: General Mills’ Box Tops for Education

Now that we’re into August, the countdown to the new school year is officially underway.

That means shiny new school supplies, a pantry full of snacks as well as breakfast and lunch options and new ways to help your local school.

Our friends at General Mills are turning its products, including its delicious snacks and cereals and other items you’re already purchasing for the new school year, into money for your local school. The General …

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Kellogg’s: Back to School Text-to-Win Sweepstakes

Texting is now a way of life, right?

It’s a quick way to communicate, get information and now it’s a way to win money for you AND your school. We’re teaming up with Kellogg’s to bring you an amazing text-to-win contest that could mean $500 for you and $1,500 for your school.

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We know that the start of a new school year can …

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Bagging competition winners

What a week!

Across the state this week, the best baggers among our associates went head to head to determine who moves on to the state competition in Milwaukee later this year. Four of our stores hosted spirited contests to see who did the best job putting groceries into bags at a quick pace while evenly distributing items with big smiles on their faces.

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Congratulations to …

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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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