Hy-Vee Inc. recently announced it will start hosting quarterly “Best of Local Brands” summits this year to expand products offered at more than 275 stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The company is accepting online submissions for its “Best of Brands” summits. Retail-ready products are sought for grocery, produce, deli, general merchandise, frozen, dairy, and health and beauty care.

Summits will be organized by the eight states in which Hy-Vee operates and will consist of 15- to 30-minute virtual presentations from selected suppliers. Dates include Feb. 10-12, May 11-13, Aug. 4-6 and Nov. 3-5. For details, click here.