Farm Boy announces first fresh market store in Brantford, Ontario

Ottawa, ON (December 16, 2015) – Ontario-based Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy) today announced plans to open its next fresh market store located at 240 King George Road in Brantford in the spring of 2016.

The new 20,000 square foot store marks the twentieth Farm Boy location in Ontario. “We’re very excited to open Farm Boy’s doors to the Brantford community,” says Jeff York, CEO of Farm Boy. “With us, it’s all about the food – offering the freshest high quality food along with the best customer experience. We look forward to welcoming the community into our stores and want to thank city officials and our neighbours in Brantford for their support.”

Along with the 135 newly created jobs, Brantford residents will soon have the opportunity to experience first-hand the fresh, friendly and convenient fresh market shopping experience that has earned Farm Boy legions of loyal fans in Ontario for over 30 years.

True to its roots, Farm Boy will seek out locally sourced foods and deliver abundant varieties of fresh produce, natural and organic foods and unique specialty items, including artisanal farmstead cheese, butcher-quality fresh meats, eco-friendly sustainable fresh seafood and its popular line of store brand products.

Best of all, Brantford residents can look forward to an unparalleled selection of wholesome, preservative-free, fresh meals, made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen and ready to eat at home or in the Farm Boy in store eating area. The store will feature an incredible 40-foot self-serve food bar selection offering fresh greens, grains, grilled proteins and an array of hot and tasty favourites.

“We have built a solid reputation in Ontario as a top destination for fresh, wholesome food,” said York. “We’re confident this reputation will continue to grow in Brantford and we plan to work hard to earn their business.”

About Farm Boy 2012 Inc.
Selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, Eastern Ontario based Farm Boy provides a unique and friendly, fresh-market shopping experience compared to traditional grocers. Featuring their signature farm-fresh produce and organic, natural and locally sourced foods, plus their popular store brands and wholesome fresh prepared meals, made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen.

With legions of loyal customers, Farm Boy has grown from a small produce stand starting in Cornwall in 1981 to 20 stores located in Cornwall, Ottawa, Kingston, London, Whitby and Kitchener, with Brantford opening this spring. The company announced plans to continue its fresh market expansion across Ontario with more stores planned for 2016.


For more information contact:

Carolyn Trudel
Director of Marketing
Farm Boy 2012 Inc.
1427 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1J 8M7
[email protected]

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