For Immediate Release
October 12, 2017

Nancy Mengler
(203) 270-7500 ext. 29  

Caraluzzi’s Markets Receives the Independent Retail Marketer of the Year award from the Certified Angus Beef Brand®


BETHEL – Caraluzzi’s Markets attended the Certified Angus Beef ® Annual Conference in Nashville, TN in September to receive the Independent Retailer of the Year award. The CAB annual conference honors retailers and distributors for leadership in quality, marketing and sales.  

“Quality and integrity unite their focus on delivering the finest beef” says John Stika, the beef brand’s president. “They are stars in their markets for bringing the Certified Angus Beef® brand’s ranching heritage and focus on quality and integrity to their customers, and ultimately, consumers.”

Caraluzzi’s has carried the CAB® brand of beef in their stores for 20 years. A brand sometimes sold at chain stores as the more expensive upgrade but Caraluzzi’s offers CAB® as their primary brand for prices compared to other stores lesser quality product. “When Top Quality Meets Low Prices You’re at Caraluzzi’s” is one of our moto’s says Mark Caraluzzi, President and CEO for Caraluzzi’s Markets.

Over the last 20 years Caraluzzi’s has expanded their offering of the brand to include CAB Prime®, the best of the best beef served in the finest restaurants and steakhouses in the world. Then in response to customer demand for an all natural product with no antibiotics, no hormones, and fed an all vegetable diet, Caraluzzi’s offers CAB Natural® brand.

Having such great success with this premium product in the meat department it led to the expansion into the deli department as well. Caraluzzi’s offers the CAB® brand as their primary roast beef, corned beef & pastrami. “Offering a 3 tiered CAB® beef program in our meat department and the highest quality CAB® deli products is one of the many things that sets Caraluzzi’s apart from the competition”. “Caraluzzi’s Markets consistently ranks in the top 10 retailers in their category in the country and has for years now” says Caraluzzi.


About Caraluzzi’s:  

Started in 1949, family owned and operated for over 69 years, Caraluzzi’s Markets has supermarket locations in Bethel, Wilton, and Newtown CT and wine & spirits superstores in Bethel and Danbury CT. Caraluzzi’s maintains an outstanding level of service, quality, and competitive prices for a pleasing shopping experience that keeps customers coming back. For more information go to


About the Certified Angus Beef® brand  

Founded in 1978, the Certified Angus Beef® brand is the original, and the best, brand of Angus beef, which got its start when a group of family ranchers set out to create a brand of beef that delivers superior taste and tenderness. Today, the Certified Angus Beef® brand remains true to its roots, providing consumers with superior beef through a gate-to-plate network of family ranchers, chefs and retailers worldwide. Renowned for its exceptional quality, each cut meets 10 exacting standards to make it more selective than USDA Choice and Prime. For more information, visit, or look for the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn.