The Fresh Market unveils enhanced shopping experience in Memphis and Germantown May 17

The Fresh Market unveils enhanced shopping experience in Memphis and Germantown May 17

Specialty grocer introduces new look, increased product offering and store refresh to better serve guests

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 — The communities of Memphis and Germantown will soon discover more of what they love at The Fresh Market. The specialty grocer is set to unveil a new store experience this month that stays true to its roots in offering the freshest ingredients in the neighborhood. Love of food is at the heart of The Fresh Market, as well as a commitment to inspiring guests with a curated offering of tasty, healthy, fresh fare and effortlessly delicious meal solutions every day. On Wednesday, May 17, The Fresh Market will unveil its new look and enhanced shopping experience at the following three stores: 

  • 2145 Union Ave., Memphis, Tenn.
  • 835 S. White Station Road, Memphis, Tenn.
  • 9375 Poplar Ave., Germantown, Tenn. 

Guests will be greeted by inviting aromas from the bakery; a full service meat counter with the finest cuts of beef ground daily; premium seafood arriving fresh several times a week; and an impressive selection of farm-fresh produce. Foodies will discover a curated shopping experience offering the best of its kind in each aisle. Updated signage throughout the store will now clearly designate departments; guide those shopping with dietary restrictions or food allergies; highlight organic products; and inspire guests to explore new tastes.  

“The refresh of our Memphis and Germantown stores will place an emphasis on delicious, fresh food and innovative meal ideas,” said Rick Anicetti, president and CEO of The Fresh Market. “The company is investing in what our guests love most about The Fresh Market, while adding new, requested categories such as personal care items, leading baby products and household essentials. We hope our neighbors enjoy the convenience and leave inspired to eat special more often.”

Beginning May 17, the Memphis and Germantown communities are invited to shop fresh, eat fresh and explore new experiences at The Fresh Market:

Delicious, Fresh Food – Fresh has always remained top priority at The Fresh Market, with a bountiful selection of crisp, seasonal produce, and exceptional quality meat and seafood selectively sourced from the best providers across the globe. The Memphis and Germantown locations will provide an abundance of fresh produce items, hand-picked at their peak from local Tennessee farms such as Tanimura & Antle Farms, Americus Bean Company, Southern Valley, Lipmann, Tennessee Vegetable Packers and Akin Produce Company.

Meal Solutions – Dedicated, interactive sampling stations at the Union Avenue and White Station Road locations will now offer guests the chance to taste flavors from across the store, including the weekly dish from The Fresh Market’s signature Little Big Meal program and flavorful Meals in Minutes. On-the-go shoppers can also conveniently pick up satisfying salads and ready-to-eat Bistro Comfort Bowls available in the deli.

Grocery Essentials – Guests will find an expanded selection of grocery essentials including baby, household essentials and personal care products to supplement The Fresh Market’s premium, gourmet and specialty items.

Health & Wellness – Aisles will be specially labeled to guide those shopping with dietary restrictions or food allergies to a robust selection of health-conscious products across the store including thousands of organic items, certified gluten-free items and certified non-GMO items.

The Fresh Market invites the Memphis and Germantown communities to celebrate refreshing updates with in-store events at its three area locations on Wednesday, May 17 beginning at 8 a.m. with giveaways and in-store promotions. Festivities will continue through Sunday, May 21 with not-to-miss cooking demonstrations, in-store sampling, live entertainment, special deals and giveaways.

Wednesday, May 17

  • FREE meal for four from The Fresh Market’s signature Little Big Meal program for the first 50 guests at each store
  • FREE reusable shopping bags for the first 250 guests at each store
  • Cooking demonstrations* featuring The Fresh Market’s signature Little Big Meal
  • Food sampling throughout the stores, including  The Fresh Market’s Roasted Chicken Salad from the deli department and farm-fresh strawberries and peaches from the produce department

Thursday, May 18 – Friday, May 19

  • Food sampling throughout the stores, including favorites from the deli and bakery departments

Saturday, May 20

  • FREE 16-ounce bag of The Fresh Market’s Organic Blue Tortilla Chips and a 16-ounce jar of its signature “Nom Nom” medium salsa for the first 50 guests at each store
  • FREE reusable shopping bags for the first 250 guests at each store
  • Celebratory mini cupcake sampling from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Grilling demonstrations featuring The Fresh Market’s gourmet beef burgers and a variety of Italian sausages
  • Cooking demonstrations* featuring The Fresh Market’s signature Little Big Meal
  • Food sampling throughout the stores, including favorites from the bakery department and The Fresh Market’s Pear Broccoli Salad from the deli department
  • Live jazz musicians from 1-5 p.m.
    • 2145 Union Ave., Memphis, Tenn.: David Collins
    • 835 S. White Station Road, Memphis, Tenn.: Carmon & Page
    • David Collins 9375 Poplar Ave., Germantown, Tenn.: Sarah Rector Jazz Quartet

Sunday, May 21

  • Food sampling throughout the stores, including favorites from  the bakery and deli departments and The Fresh Market’s signature gelato

*Guests may enjoy cooking demonstrations at the 2145 Union Ave. and 835 S. White Station Road stores locations.

The Fresh Market is also committed to enriching the lives of people within the communities it serves by engaging its neighbors to help relive hunger insecurity.   These stores proudly partner with Germantown Baptist Church, CAAP, Inc. and MD-South Food Bank by providing regular food donations. In addition, The Fresh Market is a proud partner of No Kid Hungry®. Together, they are dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America by surrounding children with healthy food where they live, learn and play.

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