Breaking the Rules

Breaking the Rules

Mahomet IGA, Giant Eagle and Nature's Best won SN's Sustainability Excellence Awards by doing things differently

THIS YEAR'S SN SUSTAINABILITY EXCELLENCE AWARD winners all have one thing in common — doing something that has rarely if ever been done before in the food retailing business.

For example, Mahomet IGA, winner in the independent category, has implemented a geothermal system that uses well water to cool refrigerant gas and ease the burden on compressors — unprecedented for a supermarket. The well water is also used to heat and cool the store by mean

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