Food Industry Hall Of Fame 2016 Inductee: Super A Foods’ Lou Amen

Lou Amen at Super A headquarters in Commerce, California.

Lou Amen at Super A headquarters in Commerce, California.

Super A Foods founder Lou Amen is being inducted into the Food Industry Hall of Fame as his company celebrates 45 years as a strong Southern California independent.

Amen began his career in the industry as a teenager and today, at 87 years old, the chairman of Super A Foods is still at it, working from about 6 a.m. to noon before heading home to tend to his 50 rose bushes or spend time with his wife, Dorie, or maybe some of their massive extended family of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Read more about Amen and Super A Foods’ 45th anniversary in The Shelby Report’s special section below, as well as in the September print edition of The Shelby Report of the West.

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A former newspaper editor and publisher who has handled digital duties for The Shelby Report since 2011. She once enjoyed leisurely perusing the grocery store aisles but, since having a baby in 2016, is now an enthusiastic click-and-collect shopper.

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