Elden's wins award for displayCrystal Farms’ winning display was at Elden’s Fresh Foods, Alexandria. Statewide, 265 stores and vendors participated in this year’s display contest.
Crystal Farms is one of four companies statewide to be recognized for its exceptional efforts to end hunger in its community. It participated in the October 2012 Minnesota’s Own campaign to end hunger.
Minnesota’s Own raised food and monetary donations to provide more than 6.2 million meals to Minnesota families in need. It was coordinated by the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA).
Participating stores and vendor locations offered multiple opportunities for consumers to contribute to the campaign. All food and monetary contributions collected were distributed to a variety of local food shelves, banks, and support organizations across the state.
Crystal Farms received the Silver Plate Award for Best Single Creative Display - Vendor in the Minnesota’s Own display contest. Crystal Farms’ winning display was at Elden’s Fresh Foods, Alexandria. Statewide, 265 stores and vendors participated in this year’s display contest.
In addition to the award, Crystal Farms presented $1,000 to the food charity of its choice, on behalf of the Minnesota’s Own program.
“We are pleased to receive the Minnesota Grocers Association Silver Plate Award,” said Jim Casey, sales and marketing specialist at Crystal Farms. “We also want to recognize Elden’s Fresh Foods and the Outreach Food Shelf for their support at a time when so many people are in need.”
Elden’s Fresh Foods Store Director JR Christensen said, “The real winners in this effort are the struggling families in our community that will benefit from the contributions our customers made.”
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