June 3rd, 2015

Farm Boy™ to open first fresh market store in Kitchener, Ontario

Ottawa – June 3, 2015 – Ontario-based Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy™) today announced plans to open its next fresh market store located at 385 Fairway Road South (Fairway Plaza) in Kitchener, late fall 2015.

The new 22,000 square foot store marks the 19thFarm Boy location in Ontario. “We’re very excited to open Farm Boy’s doors to the Kitchener 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 store and want to thank city officials and our neighbours at Fairway Plaza for their support.” Along with the 150 newly created jobs, Kitchener 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 promises to 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, Kitchener residents can look forward to an unparalleled selection of wholesome, preservative-free, fresh meals, made from scratch in the Farm BoyKitchen, ready to eat at home or in the Farm Boy in-store eating area. The store will feature an incredible 50-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 Kitchener 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 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 in Cornwall in 1981 to 19 stores located throughout Ottawa, Cornwall, Kingston and London, with Whitby opening this summer and Kitchener this fall.  The company announced plans to continue its fresh market expansion across Ontario with more stores planned for 2016. Learn more by visitingfarmboy.ca and be sure to keep in touch by liking us onFacebook, e-book following us on Twitter and joining our e-newsletter.


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