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   New Shoprite Opens In Somerville, New Jersey
by ShopRite
Posted: Friday, October 7, 2011 at 3:17PM EDT

Keasbey, NJ – ShopRite announced today that its newest store will open in Somerville, New Jersey on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 7 AM. A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Friday, October 14th at 11 AM. Scheduled to attend are Mayor Brian Gallagher, local dignitaries and community leaders.

Located at One South Davenport Street, the new 70,000 square foot ShopRite of Somerville will be operated by Saker ShopRites, Inc., a family-owned business. Comprised of third and fourth generation grocers, the Saker family also owns and operates 28 additional ShopRites in New Jersey. With this new store, they will bring more than 300 jobs to the community.

In addition to a broad array of groceries and fresh produce, this store will have several services that ShopRite customers have come to expect including: a fresh bake shop, fresh meat cut to order, fresh seafood delivered daily and a floral department, as well as a broad selection of natural and organic products in every department. All “World Class” Saker ShopRites also offer customers a wide variety of freshly prepared hot foods, entrées and gourmet delicacies, including an authentic Chinese buffet, fresh-baked pizza, fresh-made sushi, a salad bar, Mediterranean olive bar and cheeses from around the world.

The ShopRite of Somerville will have a pharmacy, an in-store café, a specialty Cigar Shoppe and a full-service catering department to provide anything from an intimate dinner for two to a full-scale gala event.

The ShopRite of Somerville was built from the ground up with the latest energy-saving and sustainable technologies in refrigeration and lighting, including glass doors on the dairy and freezer cases, LED and T-8 lighting and environmentally-friendly refrigerant systems.

“Our family-owned ShopRites have long-served the people of New Jersey, delivering the value, variety and excellent service that our customers need and have come to expect from the ‘World Class’ ShopRite name,” said Richard Saker, President of Saker ShopRites, Inc. “We look forward to serving the unique needs of our new neighbors and having a positive impact on the community.”

The ShopRite of Somerville: One South Davenport Street, Somerville, NJ 08876. Tel: (908) 231-8100. Stores hours: 6 AM – Midnight daily.

About ShopRite

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 228 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated more than $27 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $23 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit

Source: ShopRite

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