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Baystate Foods

Baystate Foods

(617) 593-9180

Baystate Foods

51 years in business
1418 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446-2003
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (617) 232-2587
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 06/22/2006
Business Started: 01/01/1966
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Marcello Rullo, Manager
Business Category
  • Grocers - Retail
  • NAICS: Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores
  • Fruits & Vegetables - Retail
  • Liquor Stores
  • Wines - Retail
  • Food Products

Alternate Business Names
  • Bay State Food Shops, Inc.
Number of Employees: 


Misuse of BBB Name and/or Logo

On 11/03/2015 BBB wrote to Baystate Foods and asked the business to substantiate the following advertising claims:

per consumer complaint filed with BBB"They should not be able to proudly display your Better Business Bureau accredited sticker on their door...."

BBB found that these claims were in violation of the BBB Code of Advertising. As of 12/14/15  the business has failed to respond to BBB.


Baystate Foods is a supermarket type of store that sells general supermarket foods, groceries, fruit and produce. Baystate Foods also sells beer, wine and liquor. The store is located at the corner of Beacon Street and Summit Avenue in Brookline. The company states they are open seven days a week from 6 AM to 11 PM. The company was established and incorporated in 1966 in Massachusetts.

BBB Reason for Ratings

BBB rating is based on 13 factors: Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Baystate Foods include:

  • Unauthorized use of BBB name or trademarks

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BBB promotes truth in advertising by contacting advertisers whose claims conflict with the BBB Code of Advertising. These claims come to our attention from our internal review of advertising, consumer complaints and competitor challenges. BBB asks advertisers to substantiate their claims, change ads to make offers more clear to consumers, and remove misleading or deceptive statements.

BBB reports on known significant government actions involving the business's marketplace conduct.

BBB reports on a company that is out of business for three years from the date the company closes its doors or ceases to do business.

BBB reports on unauthorized use of the Better Business Bureau's name and/or logo for as long as the business continues to use it in any advertising, or for one year after the business ceases any repeated unauthorized uses.

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BBB reports when mail sent to the business was returned by the Postal Service.

Baystate Foods


Baystate Foods

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