Festival Foods - Fresh produce and dairy
Festival Foods is a grocery store chain that operates in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The retailer has a deli counter where prepared foods like sandwiches and rotisserie chickens are sold, as well as catering and party foods, like fruit and vegetable trays, deli meat platters and chips and dips. The bakery offers made-from-scratch rolls, baguettes, and muffins. They also offer a wide variety of custom cakes and other desserts. Produce selections vary by season and feature regionally grown fruits and vegetables. The company offers a home grocery delivery service called Festival Express. The dairy section carries yogurt, milk, and sour cream. A specialty cheese counter carries imported European cheeses as well as your favorite American cheddar. There is also a meat and seafood counter where steaks, chicken breasts and fish fillets are sold.
Festival Foods - Grocery store innovation
Festival Foods is a grocery retailer that operates exclusively in Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1946 by Paul and Jane Skogen in Onalaska, Wisconsin. The retailer began as Skogen's IGA and ownership of the company is still retained by the family. Today there are 16 full service locations that employ over 3,500 people. The current CEO of the company is Mark Skogen, who assumed leadership of the company in 2006.