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Company News: Super 1 Foods’ Mandy Aniciete Receives Grand Prize in Industry Awards Program


TYLER, Texas, June 27, 2018 – Mandy Aniciete, Certified Produce Manager at the Super 1 Foods store located at 602 Jefferson Ave. in Mt. Pleasant, has been named one of five grand prize winners in the United Fresh Produce Association’s Retail Produce Manager Awards Program.

Mandy was among hundreds of produce managers from the U.S. and Canada who were nominated for the Retail Produce Manager Award, and he was one of 25 selected to receive the honor. In addition to accepting the award at the United Fresh convention June 25-27 in Chicago, Mandy was announced as one of five honorees to receive the grand prize.

The Retail Produce Manager Award honors outstanding produce managers who set a standard of excellence in the produce department and are committed to serving customers and their communities. A 15-year employee-partner at the Super 1 Foods store in Mt. Pleasant, Mandy was promoted to produce manager there in 2008.

“We are very proud of Mandy for receiving this prestigious and well-deserved recognition,” said Ronny Hurst, Senior Vice President – Division Manager for Brookshire Grocery Co. “He is an exceptional leader who works hard to ensure outstanding quality. Mandy truly embodies our Company’s commitment to going above and beyond to serve our customers.”

This marks the 13th consecutive year that a Brookshire Grocery Co. produce manager has been honored with the United Fresh Produce Association’s Retail Produce Manager Award.

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Company News: BGC Introduces ‘Super 1 Foods Curbside’ at Tyler Location


TYLER, Texas, June 14, 2018 – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) has announced that online ordering with curbside pickup is now available at the Super 1 Foods store in the Village at Cumberland Park, located at 172 Centennial Pkwy. in Tyler. The Company plans to expand the service to the other Super 1 Foods and Brookshire’s locations in Tyler later this year.

BGC first launched curbside service in late 2017 at the FRESH by Brookshire’s store on Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. The Super 1 Foods store in the Village at Cumberland Park is the first of the company’s 47 Super 1 Foods locations to offer curbside service.

Customers can order, pay and schedule pick-up times at these two Tyler locations using the respective Super 1 Foods or FRESH by Brookshire’s websites or new mobile apps. Thousands of products are available, including fresh meats, local produce and the stores’ own brands of products, at the same prices as in the stores. Customers can save $10 on their first online order of $50 or more by using the promotional codes “SAVE” at Super 1 and “SUMMER” at FRESH.

The stores’ personal shoppers fill the orders, selecting the freshest products available and asking for recommendations when needed from the experts in the market, deli, bakery and produce departments. Personal shoppers then deliver orders to customers at the scheduled pick-up time in the designated curbside parking area.

Service hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, with same-day service available. To place an order for pickup at one of these two locations, customers can visit the respective websites, super1foods.com or freshbybrookshires.com. They can also use the new “Super 1 Foods” or “Fresh by Brookshire’s” mobile apps, available in the App Store or Google Play. There is a service fee of $4.95 for orders under $50 and no fee for orders of $50 or more.

“Online ordering with curbside pickup has been very popular with customers at FRESH, and we are excited to add this convenience for customers at Super 1 Foods,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “Our company was founded 90 years ago in Tyler on the principle of ‘service,’ and we are thrilled to be including the option of curbside service for our customers.”

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Company News: Local students awarded scholarships from Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market


 

 

 

 

 

 

TYLER, Texas, June 4, 2018 – Four high school seniors from the Shreveport-Bossier area have been named winners in the “Because

History Matters” scholarship program, sponsored by Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market stores.

Olivia Davis, a senior at Caddo Magnet High School, was named the first-place winner in Louisiana and will receive a $5,000 scholarship for her original essay about Charlotte Forten Grimké and her impact on history. Second place and a $3,000 scholarship were awarded to Kennedi Watts from Word of God Academy for her essay on author Langston Hughes. Dorcas Brown from C.E. Byrd High School placed third, receiving a $1,500 scholarship for her essay on Frederick Douglass.

Lainey Smith from Caddo Magnet High School was awarded a $3,000 scholarship as a recipient of Brookshire Grocery Co.’s Employee Scholarship for her essay about Harriet Tubman.

$38,000 in scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the three states where Brookshire Grocery Co. operates stores (Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas), including separate scholarships for Company employees. Recipients were selected based on the content of their essay, along with their academic achievement, financial need and demonstration of leadership including awards, achievements, extracurricular activities and community service. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher was required to apply.

“Our Company is proud to offer this scholarship program that celebrates history and spotlights outstanding students in communities we serve,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “We are excited to recognize these deserving recipients for their accomplishments as student leaders in our communities and provide support as they further their education.”

 

 

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Company News: Brookshire Grocery Co.’s WWII Heroes Flight to Depart for Washington, D.C.


TYLER, Texas, May 25, 2018 – Brookshire Grocery Co. will escort 23 World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran to Washington, D.C., May 28-30 on its 16th Heroes Flight. BGC provides the all-expenses paid trip for veterans to honor them for their service and sacrifices.

In addition to visiting the WWII memorial, the group will tour the U.S. Capitol and the Air and Space Museum. Other points of interest will include Arlington National Cemetery and memorials honoring the U.S. Marines, Navy, Air Force, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., and Vietnam and Korean War veterans.

BGC has taken 415 veterans from Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas to Washington, D.C, since establishing the Heroes Flight program in 2010. Veterans who will be going on this next trip are primarily from the Lafayette, Louisiana-area. Several BGC employees will also accompany the group to assist the veterans.

“Our Company is proud to take this deserving group of veterans to Washington, D.C., on the BGC Heroes Flight,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “We are incredibly thankful for our veterans’ service and sacrifices, and we consider it a privilege to honor them through this trip.”

 

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Company News: Brookshire Grocery Co. and Instacart to offer grocery delivery in Shreveport-Bossier stores


Tyler, Texas, May 17, 2018 – Brookshire Grocery Co. has announced a partnership with Instacart to offer same-day grocery delivery at select Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods stores in the Shreveport-Bossier area.

Customers can use the Instacart service to order and pay for an assortment of grocery, household, health and beauty, pet and consumable baby items from participating Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods stores.* An Instacart Personal Shopper will visit the customer’s selected store to fulfill the order and then deliver the groceries directly to the customer during their scheduled delivery window.

To place an order, customers can visit brookshires.com/grocery-delivery , super1foods.com/grocery-delivery or download the “Instacart” mobile app available in the App Store or Google Play. Instacart requires a $10 minimum on all orders, along with a delivery fee of $5.99 for purchases of $35 or more or $9.99 for orders under $35. A monthly or annual “Express Membership” can be purchased from Instacart and includes free delivery for all orders over $35.

Instacart grocery delivery is currently available at the following locations:

  • Brookshire’s, 5828 Line Ave., Shreveport, La.
  • Brookshire’s, 388 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, La.
  • Brookshire’s, 9250 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport, La.
  • Brookshire’s, 510 Kings Hwy., Shreveport, La.
  • Brookshire’s, 4918 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City, La.
  • Super 1 Foods, 2640 Waggoner Ave., Shreveport, La.
  • Super 1 Foods, 3705 Jewella Ave., Shreveport, La.
  • Super 1 Foods, 745 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport, La.
  • Super 1 Foods, 1870 Airline Dr., Bossier City, La.

Instacart will deliver orders within a 20-30-minute radius of each participating location. Customers can check to see if their address is within the delivery area at instacart.com/locations.

For more information and frequently asked questions, please visit brookshires.com/grocery-delivery or super1foods.com/grocery-delivery. To seek assistance or report an issue with ordering through Instacart, please contact help@instacart.com or (888)2-INSTACART.

*Alcohol, tobacco, lottery tickets, gift cards and other select items are not available on Instacart.

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Company News: Brookshire’s and Instacart to offer grocery delivery in Dallas-Fort Worth area


Tyler, Texas, May 17, 2018 – Brookshire Grocery Co. has announced a partnership with Instacart to offer same-day grocery delivery at select Dallas-Fort Worth area stores.

Customers can use the Instacart service to order and pay for an assortment of grocery, household, health and beauty, pet and consumable baby items from participating Brookshire’s stores.* An Instacart Personal Shopper will visit the customer’s selected store to fulfill the order and then deliver the groceries directly to the customer during their scheduled delivery window.

To place an order, customers can visit brookshires.com/grocery-delivery or download the “Instacart” mobile app available in the App Store or Google Play. Instacart requires a $10 minimum on all orders, along with a delivery fee of $5.99 for purchases of $35 or more or $9.99 for orders under $35. A monthly or annual “Express Membership” can be purchased from Instacart and includes free delivery for all orders over $35.

Instacart grocery delivery is currently available at the following Brookshire’s locations:

  • 1400 E. Main St., Midlothian, Texas
  • 105 E. Ovilla Rd., Red Oak, Texas
  • 5118 E. I-20 Service Rd. S, Willow Park, Texas

Instacart will deliver orders within a 20-30-minute radius of each participating location. Customers can check to see if their address is within the delivery area at instacart.com/locations.

For more information and frequently asked questions, please visit brookshires.com/grocery-delivery. To seek assistance or report an issue with ordering through Instacart, please contact help@instacart.com or (888)2-INSTACART.

*Alcohol, tobacco, lottery tickets, gift cards and other select items are not available on Instacart.

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Company News: Brookshire’s, Gatorade Team Up to Help Local First Responders


TYLER, Texas, May 16, 2018 – Brookshire Grocery Co. and Gatorade have partnered for the sixth consecutive year to help local emergency first responders throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas stay hydrated as they work to keep communities safe this summer.

Through June 12, customers who shop at Brookshire’s Food Stores will receive 150 bonus yourpoints for every five Gatorade Thirst Quenchers, Gatorade Chews or Propel Fitness Water purchased in a single transaction (see store for eligible products). Customers are encouraged to donate some or all of the products purchased in specially marked bins at each store. All products will be donated to local firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians who serve communities where Brookshire’s Food Stores are located. As bins are filled throughout the promotion, all donated products will be distributed to the organizations predetermined by each store.

“Our Company values our first responders for their bravery and commitment to keeping our communities safe,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “We are proud to partner with Gatorade to help provide some relief to our first responders during the hot summer months ahead.”

Customers are encouraged to visit their local Brookshire’s store for more information on the promotion and the benefiting organizations in their area.

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Company News: Annual Brookshire’s golf tournament raises record-breaking $575k for charities



The 30th annual Brookshire’s Benefit Golf Tournament April 30 – May 1 raised a record-breaking $575,000 for charities, with more than 600 golfers competing on three Tyler golf courses. Brookshire Grocery Co. donates tournament proceeds each year to more than 100 nonprofit organizations in the 150 communities served by Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market stores. The Company focuses its charitable giving on hunger relief, education, family wellbeing, and military/first responders.

Participants were primarily representatives from more than 200 vendor companies, along with BGC leaders and other business associates. Course locations were The Cascades, Eagles Bluff and Hollytree. BGC also hosted a dinner and charity auction Monday evening at the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler.

“We are very excited to be celebrating 30 years of giving back through the Brookshire’s Benefit Golf Tournament,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “Our Company is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve, and the proceeds from this event will help us support organizations that do a lot of good and enhance lives.”

This year’s donation brings the total funds raised to more than $5.5 million since the tournament’s inception in 1988.

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Company News: Super 1 Foods announces opening dates for acquired Winn-Dixie stores


Brookshire Grocery Co. has announced details for the opening of Super 1 Foods stores in former Winn-Dixie locations in Breaux Bridge, Crowley, New Roads, Franklin, Rayne, Abbeville and Eunice. BGC and Southeastern Grocers announced the companies had entered into an agreement for the acquisition in February.

The Winn-Dixie stores closed on Saturday, April 21, and are being incorporated into the Super 1 Foods banner. The locations in Breaux Bridge, Crowley, Franklin, New Roads and Rayne will reopen as Super 1 Foods stores on Thursday, April 26, at the following locations:
• 924 Rees St., Breaux Bridge
• 2004 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley
• 204 Northwest Blvd., Franklin
• 420 Hospital Rd., New Roads
• 1411 The Blvd., Rayne

The Super 1 Foods stores in Eunice and Abbeville will continue to operate in their existing locations until Thursday, May 3, when they will reopen at 2210 Veterans Memorial Drive in Abbeville and 1800 W. Laurel Avenue in Eunice.

The pharmacies in Crowley, Breaux Bridge, New Roads, Eunice and Abbeville will continue to operate daily in their original locations during the brief conversion process.

The Winn-Dixie store in New Iberia has consolidated with and relocated to the Super 1 Foods store at 939 S. Lewis Street. Prescriptions from Winn Dixie have been transferred to Super 1 Foods.

Official grand opening celebrations are being planned for this summer and will include special promotions and events. The new locations will remain open during renovations later this spring, which will be scheduled to have minimal impact on customers.

“We are very excited to welcome the employees who have joined us from Winn-Dixie, and we look forward to serving customers in these stores,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for BGC. “Customers will recognize many friendly faces, and we truly hope they will enjoy our everyday low prices, unexpected value, great variety of quality fresh meats and produce, and clean stores.”

The Super 1 Foods stores will operate from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. For pharmacy hours and additional information, visit super1foods.com.

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Company News: Brookshire Grocery Co. hosts Texas Department of Public Safety’s Trooper Challenge



Brookshire Grocery Co. hosted the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Region 1 Trooper Challenge April 5 at the Company’s distribution center in Tyler.

Close to 30 troopers and other law enforcement officials representing 52 counties in northeast Texas competed in the event, which includes evaluations on commercial vehicle inspections and written exams. Brookshire Grocery Co. provided the testing equipment and served lunch to the law enforcement officials.

“We take great pride in having the opportunity to host the Region 1 Trooper Challenge each year,” said Brent Nelson, Director – Transportation for Brookshire Grocery Co. “This event allows us to show our support for law enforcement, increase our knowledge and build relationships.”

“Without the work of the Brookshire Grocery Company transportation staff putting together this day and allowing us to use their equipment, we could not pull off this competition,” said Lieutenant Wade Kimble with Texas Highway Patrol. “Brookshire’s has always been beneficial in executing this event for us and bringing our troopers together.”

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