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Festival Foods: Turning a part-time job into a career

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As Festival Foods prepares to open new stores in 2016, we’re talking to a lot of people about working with our great company.

Among the most common we get: “Can I really make a career out of a job at a grocery store?” The answer is a resounding ‘YES!’ You may not think that’s possible, …

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The Great Wisconsin Bag-Off

It’s almost time.

The best baggers among our associates went head to head this summer to determine who moves on to the state competition in Milwaukee. And now the Great Wisconsin Bag-Off, set for Wednesday, Oct. 14, is just days away.

In August, 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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National Dog Day: Let’s celebrate PUPPIES!

It seems you can’t get through the day without seeing a cat video or — at the very least — hearing a joke about a cat video.

Well the dogs are taking over today, Aug. 26! That’s because it’s National Dog Day … yes, it’s actually a thing. And thank goodness because dogs are just about the cutest animals … after baby pandas, of course.

The observance of all dogs comes at a great time …

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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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Bagging the competition

We love making things easy for our guests.

In fact, one of our company’s core values is “recognize and react to guests’ needs.” Seems pretty straight forward, right?

I think one of the most visible ways we do that is helping you get your groceries bagged up and, when needed, taken out to your car. Our baggers know what an important role they play in our guests’ experiences in our stores. And, with so many …

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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® …

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Dairy Days of Summer

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for … milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream! It’s Dairy Month, so let’s celebrate with all the delicious foods that make up the dairy food group. These foods provide important nutrients, like calcium, potassium, vitamin D and protein, that promote bone and teeth health and help maintain …

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Grocery /Nutrition /The Hot Dish
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Chef Julie Andrews: Winner of Nestle recipe contest

We’re excited to tell you that our chef, Julie Andrews, is the grand prize winner of the Nestlé Balance Your Plate Recipe Contest. Her winning recipe put a new spin on the well-known Lean Cuisine® Spinach Artichoke Ravioli.

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After a rigorous scoring and testing process, Julie’s recipe for Spinach Artichoke Mini Layered Ravioli Cups made with Lean Cuisine® Spinach Artichoke Ravioli won …

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Grocery /Natural Foods /Produce
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Construction at our De Pere store

If you shop our De Pere location, you’re likely noticing a few ‘pardon our dust’ signs when you come into the store as well as a large fence in the parking lot.

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That’s because we’ve got a lot of great things on the way.

Our commitment to bringing our guests an excellent …

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