The fresh food market expands throughout Ontario, setting the standard for Ontario grocery shoppers
Ottawa, ON (June 12, 2019) – FARM BOY, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer announced today that it will bring its popular fresh-market shopping experience to Burlington, ON. Set to open late 2019, the new 25,483 sq. ft. store, located at 3061 Walkers Line, will create 120 new jobs in the city.
True to Farm Boy roots, the location will deliver local shoppers a world-class food experience with exceptional customer service and an abundant selection of the freshest foods. In addition to plentiful farm fresh produce, the store will showcase butcher quality meats, artisanal cheese and fresh dairy. Customers can also look forward to a terrific selection of locally made products and plant-based foods, as well as sweet and savoury treats made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen. For busy shoppers looking to eat well on the run, Farm Boy will be serving up their fresh, delicious chef-inspired meals with a hot bar, salad bar, and fast-casual restaurant experience that includes mouth-watering, gourmet pizzas and freshly rolled sushi.
The store will also include a made-to-order grilling station that will offer restaurant quality breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily features, all ready to take home or enjoy hot in the store’s comfortably designed, Wi-Fi-enabled seating area.
“Fresh, wholesome foods and friendly service are the heart and soul of our business,” says Jeff York, Farm Boy co-CEO. “After opening locations in Toronto, Oakville and Hamilton, we’ve received many requests from residents of Burlington asking us to bring Farm Boy to their city. We’re thrilled to share the news today with the Burlington community and we’re excited for the opportunity to earn their lasting business.”
The store will be hiring for all positions, accepting applications immediately. See www.farmboy.ca/about-us/careers for positions and details.
About Farm Boy:
One of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, Ontario-based Farm Boy is the unique provider of a friendly, fresh-market shopping experience. Signature farm-fresh produce and organic, natural and locally sourced foods are the cornerstone of the business, bolstered by their popular private label brands and wholesome, chef-prepared meals that are made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen. With leagues of loyal customers, Farm Boy has grown from a small produce stand that began in Cornwall in 1981 to a 28-store household name, growing all across Ontario. With the Burlington location opening late 2019, the company plans to continue its fresh market expansion in coming years.
Jim Empey, Advertising Manager
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