Invermere’s AG Valley Foods wins national award
On October 23, at the 57th annual Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year Awards Ceremony and event gala dinner, awards were presented to outstanding Canadian grocers.
And Invermere’s AG Valley Foods (Sydney-Anne Porter, Eric Lapointe and Greg Lapointe) was presented with a gold award for ‘Small Surface Category.’
Established in 1962, the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) awards program recognizes the success of outstanding independent retailers.
Independent grocery stores from every region in Canada compete for the title awarded annually in each of the Specialty, Large, Medium and Small Surface categories.
Each store entered is evaluated for retail excellence and is rated on its customer service, staff, department management, store layout, merchandising, creativity, cleanliness, and community involvement.