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New Center of Excellence designated at Geneva’s agricultural station (access required)


Geneva’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station is being designated a state Center of Excellence, bringing additional funding and attention for research and development aimed at job creation in  agriculture and food production. State Sen. Pam Helming announced on Wednesday ...

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Wegmans continues to grow, just not locally


While the third-largest employer in Rochester has grown its total workforce by nearly 4,000 employees in the last three years, Wegmans has actually shrunk its Rochester-area workforce by several hundred. Expansion is the company’s overall plan, however, not shrinking. Employees ...

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Perry’s Ice Cream marks 100th anniversary with lots of ‘the good stuff’ (access required)

Perry's new flavors are actually old favorites.

In marking its 100th anniversary, Perry’s Ice Cream is rolling out new and retro flavors of ice cream, planning special events and expanding its territory. The flavors came out this week, events will last through the year and the territory ...

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Wegmans named to best-for-diversity list (access required)


Wegmans is in the top 10 of a brand new national list celebrating best companies for diversity. Forbes and Statista created the new America’s Best Employers for Diversity award, which involved interviewing some 30,000 employees across the country about their ...

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Geneseo’s Wegmans store celebrates 50 years (access required)


Special events are scheduled Saturday,  Dec. 16, at the Wegmans store in Geneseo to celebrate its 50th anniversary. A cake will be cut at 11 a.m. at the store, 4287 Genesee Valley Plaza. Music will be played by a brass ...

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Wegmans celebrates Holt Road store’s renovation (access required)


Wegmans is holding a grand re-opening celebration Nov. 11 for its Holt Road location in Webster, marking the end of a four-year renovation and expansion project. “Our employees and our customers have been patient as we’ve worked through this exciting ...

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Check Out Hunger begins at Wegmans (access required)

Starting on Sunday, Oct. 29, Wegmans is offering shoppers the ability to donate to Foodlink, the regional food bank, while paying for their groceries. Through Dec. 3, shoppers will be able to contribute to the Check Out Hunger campaign at ...

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Wegmans defying assumptions

Danny Wegman interacts with employees inside a Wegmans store.

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. For over a century, Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has been an integral part of Rochester’s DNA. But these days, it’s far more ...

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Wegmans’ organic focus pays dividends


Tucked away on a hill overlooking scenic Canandaigua Lake is a 168-acre agricultural gem. Wegmans Organic Orchard is home to dozens of varieties of organic fruits and vegetables including apples, table grapes, peaches, strawberries, leeks and others. Wegmans Food Markets ...

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Fill the Bus food drive begins

Foodlink Inc. has rolled out its annual “Fill the Bus” campaign that aims to put a dent in childhood hunger. The Fill the Bus food drive, which is organized through a partnership with Wegmans Food Markets Inc., 13WHAM ABC, FOX ...

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