Bozzuto's holds 2014 Independent Retailer Conference

bozzuto824MASHANTUCKET, CT — A large and enthusiastic crowd gathered March 11-12, for Bozzuto's Inc.'s 2014 Independent Retailer Conference, held at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods, here.Vendors from bakery, deli, meat, frozen food, dairy and grocery were all key parts of the annual event, but fresh produce again was front and center, as vendors from the fresh produce sector were situated in the lobby area that leads to the main trade show area.

In addition to the trade show, the Retailer & Supplier Excellence Awards on Tuesday evening provided entertainment and excitement as the Cheshire, CT-based wholesale grocer announced the winners of this year's awards in a variety of categories.
In produce, Perry Santacroce of the East Hampton IGA in East Hampton, NY, was named Produce Manager of the Year, and Cedro Bananas in New Haven, CT, was named Produce Supplier of the Year.