South Brunswick, NJ (Nov. 6, 2019)
– Saker ShopRites today opened its newest store, the ShopRite of South Brunswick, located in Heritage Plaza at 4154 US Route 1, Monmouth Junction. The state-of-the-art, 72,000-square-foot World Class ShopRite supermarket will employ approximately 300 full- and part-time associates.
“We are excited to bring a World Class shopping experience to our customers. Shoppers will enjoy all the amenities and benefits our new state-of-the-art store has to offer. We look forward to becoming the supermarket destination of choice for South Brunswick and the surrounding areas,” said Richard Saker, President and CEO of Saker ShopRites, Inc., who greeted the first customers as they entered the store Nov. 6.
The new ShopRite of South Brunswick includes:
- A freshly prepared fine foods selection with over 1,000 items
- A 2,500-square-foot nutrition center with more than 3,000 items, including an assortment of natural, organic, gluten free and allergy friendly foods. The center will be staffed with Nutrition Associate experts with knowledge of all the products
- A World Class Patisserie and specialty bakery where French pastries and cakes are sold
- Hundreds of World Class Bakery items
- A wide assortment and selection of famous Artisan Breads
- Expanded selections of international food items
- Extensive selections of domestic and imported cheeses from around the world
- A beautiful floral department with associates who can help design custom bouquets on site
- Full-service custom meat counter with trained butchers
- Fresh seafood counter
- Online ShopRite From Home pickup and delivery options
The new store is outfitted with the latest energy-saving and sustainable technologies in refrigeration, lighting and recycling. Some of these features include glass doors on the dairy and freezer cases, LED and T-8 lighting, as well as a state-of-the-art bio-digester for reducing waste.
Richard Saker noted that the family-owned Saker ShopRites has a strong commitment to Middlesex County, as well as a history of becoming an integral part of each community where their stores operate.
“I’m very proud of this store and the 300 new associates we’re welcoming to the Saker ShopRite team. We look forward to becoming the local neighborhood grocer and place for our neighbors to enjoy shopping.”
Those interested in positions at the South Brunswick ShopRite can apply in store or check out the careers section at https://www.shoprite.com/careers
Saker ShopRites operates 32 ShopRite supermarkets, 30 pharmacies, two liquor stores, and Dearborn Market and Garden Center in New Jersey. In addition, the company owns four local commissaries which supply their stores with over 1,000 unique freshly made products every day. The fourth and fifth generation family-owned company employs over 9,000 associates and maintains a century-long family tradition of giving back to the communities in which they work and live. Over 1,300 Central Jersey organizations have benefited from the company’s charitable donations. Additionally, Saker ShopRites supports ShopRite Partners in Caring, ShopRite’s year-round hunger-fighting initiative. Since its inception in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated $48 million to food banks that support more than 2,100 charities.
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 275 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Since the program began in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated $48 million to food banks that support more than 2,100 worthy charities. As a title sponsor of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, ShopRite has donated $34 million to local organizations, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.shoprite.com
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