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Q&A – The Fresh Market

The Fresh Market Q&A

What is the goal of The Fresh Market stores?

The Fresh Market was founded with one simple goal in mind: to bring friends, family and neighbors high-quality perishable products in a warm and friendly atmosphere with a high level of customer service.

What makes The Fresh Market unique from other stores?

The Fresh Market’s inviting atmosphere is reminiscent of old-world European markets.  Customers enjoy shopping in an environment appealing to all the senses. The smell of freshly brewed coffee and bread right out of the oven, the sound of classical music, soft lighting with antique décor in an intimate setting, and the ability to select and taste fresh, high-quality products all work together to create the feel of several “fresh” markets all under one roof.

How many stores does The Fresh Market currently operate?

The Fresh Market currently operates 99 stores in 19 states, located in the Southeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, with plans for continued expansion throughout the country.

What is the significance of The Fresh Market store opening in St. Petersburg?

The Fresh Market store in St. Petersburg will be the company’s 100th store location.

How many jobs will this Fresh Market location create for the St. Petersburg area?

The Fresh Market in St. Petersburg will bring approximately 90 new jobs to the area, most of which will be filled locally.

What type of products will the St. Petersburg Fresh Market provide?

The new St. Petersburg store will house approximately 22,000 square feet of culinary specialties, including a bakery that produces 30 freshly baked breads and 14 different varieties of pie daily. The store also will feature a full service meat counter with freshly ground beef, a wide selection of ready-to-serve entrées, fresh seafood delivered to the store several times per week, and more than 200 imported and domestic cheeses, as well as a bountiful produce department with more than 400 items and a large organic selection.

Where is the St. Petersburg Fresh Market located?

The St. Petersburg Fresh Market is located at 2900 4th Street North.

When will the St. Petersburg Fresh Market open to the public?

The St. Petersburg Fresh Market will open to the public at 9 a.m. on June 20, 2020.

What activities are planned for the grand opening?

Special 100th store grand opening activities will include live music, outdoor grilling, chef demonstrations and food sampling stations. A reusable shopping bag and sample-sized bag of the company’s gourmet coffee will be free to the first 1,000 customers.

How can customers win free products from The Fresh Market?

Customers attending the grand opening will be invited to enter a drawing to win The Fresh Market Pantry. Valued at approximately $1,000, the Pantry is a collection of The Fresh Market’s own TFM-branded favorites, including spices, stocks, pastas, pancake mixes, gourmet sauces, jams and more to fill the lucky winner’s kitchen cupboard.