INFRA Announces 2023 Brix Award Winners

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Meggie Smith
INFRA, Communications Manager

Press Release – For Immediate Release
INFRA Announces 2023 Brix Award Winners

St. Paul, Minnesota – June 30, 2023 – The 2023 INFRA Brix Awards Winners were announced at the 2023 INFRA Annual Conference. Each year, the INFRA community comes together to recognize and celebrate retailers and partners who have made significant impacts on the industry and/or the communities they serve.

This year was the second year of the recently rebranded INFRA Brix Awards. “How lucky are we to be a part of an industry that is making the world a better place?!” said INFRA VP, Member Success Danelle Rydel. “I love that INFRA celebrates our members and partners for the critical role they play in the ecosystem of change in the good food movement. Congratulations to our 2023 INFRA Brix Awards Winners! Thank you for all you do.”

I am thrilled to be part of a community that celebrates excellence and recognizes the people trying to make a difference,” shared Nick Auzenne, INFRA Director of Purchasing. “Our 2023 Brix Award winners are a testament that hard work and dedication still mean something in the world today. I truly appreciate the partnership and look forward towards stewarding a better tomorrow.”

2023 Cheryl Hughes Leadership Award – John Pittari, New Morning Market, CT

2023 Debra Stark Service to the Industry Award – Michael Kanter, Cambridge Naturals, MA

2023 Partnership Award – Helena Suarez, KeHE

2023 Community Engagement Award – Sunrise Health Foods, IL

2023 Trailblazer Award – Pilgrim's Market, ID

2023 Collaboration & Contribution Award – Lovey's Market, NC

2023 Equitable Access Award – Kindred Market, OH

2023 Member Growth Award (Small Store) – Diane's Natural Market, FL

2023 Member Growth Award (Medium Store) – New Morning Natural Foods, ME

2023 Member Growth Award (Large Store) – Cardiff Seaside Market, CA

2023 Member Champion Award – Frontier Co-Op / Simply Organic

2023 Member Champion Award – Dr. Bronner’s

2023 Leading Innovation Award – MegaFood

2023 Leading Innovation Award – Alter Eco

2023 Sustainability Stewardship Award – Lundberg Family Farms

2023 Sustainability Stewardship Award – Ancient Nutrition

2023 New Partner Award – Partake Foods

Congratulations to this year’s Brix Award winners!

INFRA is a cooperative of more than 300 independent natural food retailers serving hundreds of communities in 45 states plus DC & Puerto Rico. Through collective buying power, operational support and exchange, and innovative marketing programs, we help member businesses thrive in step with their values and communities, a fast-changing industry, and the planet we share. @infretailers


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