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Hold a Best Bagger Contest - NOW

 

Why should you hold a Best Bagger competition?

 

Retailers: Increase employee motivation and spirit, highlight excellence in customer service, and positive recognition for employees

 

Wholesalers: Supports your retailers efforts to acknowledge good service, encourages youth to consider a career in the food industry resulting from positive experiences, and increases your public image.

 

Now is the time for stores to hold their own event. It is open to any store that groceries. Single store operators can hold their own competition among baggers. Chain stores can have in-store competitions followed by a company-wide competition.

 

Your final winners will participate in the NH State competition held in September 2016 at the Food Bank in Manchester, NH. The state winner wins a trip to Las Vegas to compete at the NGA Best Bagger Contest; and a chance at $10,000 cash!

 

For more information about holding your own Best Bagger Contest contact NHGA via email or at (603) 669-9333.

 

 

Brief History of Best Bagger Contest

In 1983, the American Paper Institute sponsored its first annual bag-packing contest, with the winner receiving the coveted Charles Stillwell award plus $1,883. The amount is in honor of the year that Charles Stillwell invented the paper-bag machine. With the contest being central to the Grocery Industry, NGA took over as sponsor of the Best Bagger contest in 1987 and has run with the idea ever since. [READ MORE...

 

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EVENTS

Download our [2016 Tentative Schedule] *subject to change without notice.

NHGA BOD Invitational Golf Tournament

July 20, 2016

Held at Stonebridge Country Club, Goffstown, NH

NHGA Day at the Seacoast

August 2016

TBA - One Day, three great activities. Annual Fishing Tournament or Family Seacoast Excursion followed by a New England Lobster Dinner 

 Coming Soon!

Ultra-Violette Golf Classic

September 8, 2016

NH Best Bagger Competition

September 2016

TBA- Ready, Set, GO! NH State Bagging Competition is held at the New Hampshire Food Bank in Manchester, NH. One winner will represent NH In Las Vegas at the NGA Show in Feb. 2017

Coming Soon!

NHGA Fall Conference & Expo

October, 2016

at Mt. Washington Omni Resort, Bretton Woods, NH [learn more]

Coming Soon!

NHFIEF Scholarship Snow Day

February 23, 2016

Held annually at Mt. Washington Omni Resort, Bretton Woods, NH 

Farm to Retail Collaborative

February 18, 2016

Held Amoskeag Beverages Warehouse in Bow, NH from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. This is a FREE event for exhibitors and attendees who are buyers representing the grocery, restaurant, food manufacturing and distributor sectors. 

NHGA Government Relations Day

April 26, 2016

Held in the state capitol at the Holiday Inn in Concord. Get updates on state and local legislature and regulations that effect how you do business in New Hampshire and more... 

Download our [2016 Tentative Schedule] *subject to change without notice.

Get to Know Your Association

READY. SET. GO!

Hold a Best Bagger Contest  

 

Why should you hold a Best Bagger competition?

 

Retailers: Increase employee motivation and spirit, highlight excellence in customer service, and positive recognition for employees

 

Wholesalers: Supports your retailers efforts to acknowledge good service, encourages youth to consider a career in the food industry resulting from positive experiences, and increases your public image.

 

Now is the time for stores to hold their own event. It is open to any store that groceries. Single store operators can hold their own competition among baggers. Chain stores can have in-store competitions followed by a company-wide competition.

 

Your final winners will participate in the NH State competition held in September 2016 at the Food Bank in Manchester, NH. The state winner wins a trip to Las Vegas to compete at the NGA Best Bagger Contest; and a chance at $10,000 cash!

 

For more information about holding your own Best Bagger Contest contact NHGA via email or at (603) 669-9333.

 

 

Brief History of Best Bagger Contest

In 1983, the American Paper Institute sponsored its first annual bag-packing contest, with the winner receiving the coveted Charles Stillwell award plus $1,883. The amount is in honor of the year that Charles Stillwell invented the paper-bag machine. With the contest being central to the Grocery Industry, NGA took over as sponsor of the Best Bagger contest in 1987 and has run with the idea ever since. . .[Read More] 

 

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