Mackenthun’s

SUPERVALU INC. recently announced that Mackenthun’s Fine Foods in Waconia has been named the winner of its national “Beef Stampede” contest. The “Beef Stampede” is an annual month-long in-store grocery merchandising program, designed to showcase beef as a dinner plate staple. The contest recognizes the best “Beef Stampede” campaign from among hundreds of participating stores [...]

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The 11th annual Stuff-A-Truck campaign organized by Mackenthun’s Fine Foods in Waconia was a tremendous success, as area citizens donated almost 20,000 pounds of food destined for the Waconia United Food Shelf, Carver Southwest NYA Food Shelf and the Watertown Friends for Life Food Shelf. “I would like to take this opportunity to reward each [...]

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The Minnesota Grocers Association held its 25th annual statewide Best Bagger Contest on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Mall of America. The first place winner was Chelsea Retzer of Lunds – Normandale, Bloomington, winning $500 cash, a trophy and a trip to Las Vegas to represent Minnesota at the National Best Bagger Championship on Feb. [...]

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By Greta Sowles In a summer full of exciting events, don’t forget about the 3rd annual Extreme Events MN Championship Rodeo held by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). The rodeo, which will be held at the Carver County Fairgrounds, is sure to please children and adults of all ages. The rodeo gates open on [...]

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Shoppers may or may not have noticed but Mackenthun’s Fine Foods in Waconia turned into a television set for a few hours last week. A team from martFIVE, a marketing company based in Plymouth, was at the store to film an infomercial for one of its products, the HurryCane, during the morning of Thursday, June [...]

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For decades, Mackenthun’s Fine Foods in Waconia has offered locally grown products such as produce, eggs, dairy items and other products. For the second consecutive year, Mackenthun’s commitment to offering local products has earned the store recognition from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). At the annual Minnesota Grocers Association’s industry luncheon held on May [...]

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