In-Store Dietitian Brings Free Health and Wellness Services to ShopRite Customers
Keasbey, NJ - (March 10, 2015)
– To help customers live healthier lifestyles, ShopRite of Hainesport, NJ will now provide the free services of an in-store dietitian.
Eickhoff’s Supermarkets, a family business which owns and operates the ShopRite of Hainesport, along with four other ShopRite stores in Burlington County, announced today that Barbara Trunk, Registered Dietitian, has joined the organization. Ms. Trunk received her Bachelor’s of Science from Pennsylvania State University. She completed her dietetic internship at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
“We are excited to add Barbara to our team at the ShopRite of Hainesport, as part of our commitment to find new ways to better serve our customers and help them live healthier lives,” said Geoffrey Eickhoff, Director of Operations for the company. “ShopRite is about families serving families. We are happy to add Barbara as a valuable resource for our associates and customers, to provide expert advice and support for their nutrition and health needs.”
As the new Retail Dietitian for the ShopRite of Hainesport, Ms. Trunk can guide customers on a range of issues, from learning how to shop and prepare healthy meals, to proper nutrition for specific health conditions and dietary needs. Ms. Trunk will host a series of in-store healthy cooking classes, provide tips on upgrading shopping lists and recipes with healthy alternatives, hold seminars on pantry makeovers, and even navigate the aisles with shoppers to decipher food labels and find ways to improve their diet.
As part of ShopRite’s Retail Dietitian team, Ms. Trunk is one of more than eighty Registered Dietitians who service ShopRite stores in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland. Together these Dietitians offer nutrition advice, meal planning, and diet modification for specific medical conditions.
All nutritional services are available to customers free of charge. To make an appointment, customers can call (609) 518-5200.
ShopRite of Hainesport is conveniently located at 1520 Route 38 East. The store is open Monday-Friday, 7am-12am; and Saturday-Sunday, 7am-12am. The Pharmacy is open Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm; Saturday, 9am-6pm; and Sunday, 9am-3pm.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $37 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $27 million for local organizations, hospitals and community groups. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com