SuperValu Inc and The Fresh Market Inc have reached a long-term supply agreement for SuperValu to serve as a grocery wholesaler and distributor to The Fresh Market.
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Greensboro NC, The Fresh Market is a specialty retailer focused on providing delicious and healthy food and a high level of service to customers.
In its role as grocery wholesaler, SuperValu will supply The Fresh Market with traditional and signature grocery products across a range of categories including meat, deli, bakery, grocery, frozen foods, and dairy. The parties intend for SuperValu to become The Fresh Market’s primary distributor upon the transition of The Fresh Market’s current distributor relationships. SuperValu anticipates it will begin serving some of The Fresh Market’s stores in autumn 2016 and will take on additional stores as the transition continues.
Founded in 1982, The Fresh Market currently operates 176 stores in 24 US states. Go to www.thefreshmarket.com for more information.
One of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SuperValu serves customers through a network of 3,342 stores composed of 1,773 stores operated by wholesale customers serviced primarily by the company’s food distribution business. Headquartered in Minnesota, it has approximately 40,000 employees. For more information, see www.supervalu.com.