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Big turnout at Bozzuto's Independent Retailer Conference

By
Gordon M. Hochberg, editor emeritus and vice president

A large crowd turned out for the Bozzuto's Independent Retailer Conference, held March 1-2 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, a new venue for the event. As always, a great many produce vendors from all over the country were on hand to display the latest products.

"It drew a lot of interest," said Greg Veneziano, vice president of perishables at the wholesaler grocer. "We had a great turnout, and it was a great show."

Headquartered in Cheshire, CT, Bozzuto's Inc. is a total service wholesale distributor of food and household products to retailers in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Established in 1945, the company is headed by Michael A. Bozzuto, who is chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Gordon Hochberg

Gordon Hochberg

About Gordon M. Hochberg  |  email

Gordon M. Hochberg was born in New York City, and grew up in Westchester County, NY. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Lafayette College in 1973.

He started his career at The Produce News in the late 1970s, and has been with the publication ever since.

He served on the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Agricultural Society from 2012 to 2018. He currently serves on the Southeast Produce Council’s Board of Governors.

He enjoys music, theater and reading (American and ancient history are his favorites). And he’s been a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees since attending his first game in the late 1950s. He and his wife, Kathi, have been married since 1974.

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