Welcome to Thompson’s IGA
We invite you to experience our commitment to excellent customer satisfaction and a wide variety of high quality products at great values. From the freshest produce and bakery items to photo service, lottery, Money Orders and more - we specialize in personalized IGA service and convenience.
IGA is short for Independent Grocers Alliance. This means we are independently owned and can provide you with the benefits of our partnership with thousands of independently owned grocery stores across the country. We have a long history of serving customers with highest quality brands.
We want to be your Hometown Proud Supermarket and look forward
to the opportunity to serve you!
Since 1977 Mark and Trish Thompson have owned and operated your supermarket in Cuba City.
Mark was a store manager for a prominent IGA retailer in the La Crosse area.
Mark is UW La Crosse graduate with an Education Degree and Vocal Music major. Trish graduated
with a Business Degree from UW La Crosse also. Mark worked his way through high school and college
in the grocery business leaning from the ground up.
In 1977 he was given the opportunity to purchase the struggling IGA Store in Cuba City,Wi. For the next fifteen years they worked hard to upgrade the small 6,000 sq. ft. store adding a small Bakery/Deli Dept.
that was managed by Mark’s mother Therese, who also moved down from La Crosse. In 1992 they were approached by Sentry Foods Company to take over the Sentry Store in Cuba City. It was a huge move
mainly because they had to leave the IGA group, which was all Mark had known. After the purchase of
Sentry Foods many changes in the business started happening. Buyouts and bankruptcies of warehouses finally left Thompson’s as a Supervalu Store.
Finally in 2008 the Thompsons were able to break free from the 25-year franchise agreement that kept
them from choosing who they wanted as a grocery supplier. After looking at three different companies,
Mark and Trish choose Affiliated Foods in Norfolk, Nebraska. It was a long way from home but three
things cemented the deal.
1.) Affiliated was going to build a new warehouse in Kenosha, Wi.
2.) It is a Coop Company owned by the stores it supplies
3.) And most important – It was a IGA Supplier
IGA was coming home to Cuba City. The response from customers when the store became
Thompson’s IGA in August 2006 was overwhelming. Along with the IGA label Thompson’s IGA also offers ShurFine, ShurFresh, ValuTime, and Topcare labels giving our customers a great variety to choose from.
Our Meat Dept. Manager, Bill Becker has vast experience and can help you with any of your
and questions. We carry only USDA Choice and Angus Beef and Bill is a fanatic for quality and freshness.
Star Ranch Angus Beef Website; Click image above
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Our Produce Dept. offers a much larger variety of top quality produce. Affiliated Foods supplies us
with smaller quantities of slow moving produce so we can offer these items to our customers.
Our Fresh in store Bakery has a reputation that draws customers from area towns all around us.
Our bakery manager Natalie and the girls are here early in the morn when we’re all in bed getting
our home baked breads, buns, and sweets ready for our early morning customers.
Our Deli puts together a fresh array of sandwiches, salads, and hot deli that attract our
ever-growing dinner crowd. From hot chicken to sub sandwiches, we do it all.
Other specialty departments include a large Cold Beer section along with a big selection of Wine
Joy Thompson does a fantastic job with cakes, from picture cakes, specialty cakes,
whipped, or sugar frosted.
We invite you to experience our commitment to excellent customer satisfaction and great everyday
values. We do not want to be second to anyone when it comes to customer service. Our son Casey
is our Store Manager. He and his wife Joy will carry that commitment to our customers into the
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