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Elden's honored at fall food show

Contributed photo Elden's Food Fair owners Elliot (left) and Dennis Christensen show the awards they received at the Affiliated foods Midwest Fall Food Show.

Elden's Food Fair in Alexandria was recently honored with an award in Omaha, Nebraska at the Qwest Center in conjunction with the 78th annual Affiliated Foods Midwest (AFM) Fall Food Show.

Elden's Food Fair was recognized among a crowd of fellow retailers, vendors and AFM management and staff.

Elliot Christensen and Dennis Christensen, owners of Elden's, were also honored with an AFM "Stewardship Award" in recognition of their willingness to go above and beyond their normal activities to help the cooperative grow - either by being a steward for AFM, promoting its business model to other members or helping recruit new owners to AFM.

Affiliated Foods Midwest is a member-owned cooperative providing independent grocers with a full range of foods, supermarket supplies and services throughout several states in the Midwest.