Hannaford Secures Paradis Shop ‘n Save Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets is set to expand its presence with the acquisition of Paradis Shop ‘n Save Supermarkets locations in Fort Kent and Madawaska, Maine. The stores, which have been independently owned and operated by the Paradis family since 1947, will transition to operating under the Hannaford banner in spring 2024. This acquisition marks the pinnacle of a longstanding partnership between Hannaford and the Paradis family. Paradis Shop ‘n Save Supermarkets, while independently owned, have been supplied and supported by Hannaford. The Paradis family expressed gratitude to the Fort Kent and Madawaska communities, associates, and customers who have supported them over the past 77 years. They are confident that Hannaford will maintain the personalized service and outstanding products that define the Paradis shopping experience while upholding their commitment to the community.

As part of Hannaford, the Fort Kent and Madawaska locations will continue to offer Hannaford’s well-known products, including unique store-brand offerings such as Taste of Inspirations, Hannaford, and Nature’s Promise. Customers will also benefit from a wide array of products sourced from local farms and producers.

The introduction of My Hannaford Rewards will enable members to earn a 2% reward on all private-brand purchases and receive personalized coupons. Hannaford Supermarkets VP of Retail Operations, Todd Bullen, expressed the company’s commitment to delivering high-quality, fresh products and exceptional service to the Fort Kent and Madawaska communities. The acquisition will bring the total number of Hannaford locations to 189, with 68 in Maine. Paradis Shop ‘n Save Supermarkets operates an additional location in Brewer, Maine, which is not part of the acquisition.

Hannaford, based in Scarborough, Maine, currently operates 180-plus stores across Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont, employing nearly 30,000 associates. The acquisition reflects Hannaford’s dedication to expanding its footprint while maintaining its reputation for quality and community engagement.