The Newark renovation celebrated a major milestone with the opening of ShopRite yesterday.
The grand opening began yesterday with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Lt. Governor, Kim Guadagno, the Alderman, Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins and other local dignitaries.
Addressing the crowd of excited shoppers, Governor Guadagno said, “This was a food wasteland, we don’t have to go to East Orange or Elizabeth anymore. Mothers had to take a bus or taxi with their children to go shopping. That day is over in Newark today! “
Located in the heart of the Central Ward, the state-of-the-art ShopRite is owned and operated by the Greenstein family who have long owned and operated the Brookdale ShopRite in Bloomfield for Essex County.
In addition to empowering the community and improving the quality of life in Newark for generations to come, ShopRite 360 brings full and part-time jobs to Newark, offering a wide variety of groceries and fresh produce, as well as features and services for stores that ShopRite customers have come to Expect including a fresh bakery shop from scratch selling bread, cakes, and pastries from the store. a butcher’s shop; Halal department; Seafood and produce departments that store fresh supplies every day; On-site nutritionist who offers his customers free one-on-one consultations, shop tours or meal planning; and a wide range of freshly prepared dishes, including starters, sides and soups from ShopRite Kitchen, for customers to take home or enjoy in the shop café.
Newark is celebrated throughout business, from meat straight from a butcher on Ferry Street to signage reflecting Newark’s streets and destinations.
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