Hy-Vee announces Best of Local Brands Summit
Hy-Vee Inc. will host its Best of Local Brands Summit in November to expand and enhance the product offerings at its more than 285 retail stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Since the Best of Local Brands summits began in early 2021, more than 125 new brands have been selected and are available to Hy-Vee customers.
This year, Hy-Vee continues to elevate its efforts of identifying suppliers with diverse backgrounds and encourages minority-owned and women-owned businesses to apply for the quarterly summits.
The summit will consist of 15- to 30-minute virtual presentations from selected suppliers and will take place Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Hy-Vee will accept submissions for its Best of Local Brands Summit online starting now at https://www.rangeme.com/hyveebestoflocal23q4 in the following categories of retail-ready products: grocery, produce, deli, general merchandise, frozen, dairy, and health and beauty care. Submission deadline is Monday, Oct. 2.