New ShopRite Debut in Old Bridge

ShopRite has unveiled the opening of its latest full-service store located in the Glenwood Green Shopping Plaza at the junction of Route 9 and Schulmeister Road in Old Bridge, New Jersey. The grand opening festivities, took place on Sunday, March 17th, and commenced with a community celebration and ribbon cutting at 10:00 A.M. This state-of-the-art supermarket replaced the existing ShopRite of Old Bridge. The event featured storewide sampling stations, face painting, raffles, a DJ, Irish step dancers, and a bagpiper to honor St. Patrick’s Day. Doors opened at 8:00 A.M., with the first 200 customers in line receiving a special swag bag, complimentary coffee, and pastries. Additionally, a graffiti artist and caricature artist were on-site for customization and drawings.

The new store, spanning over 80,000 square feet, promises an elevated shopping experience, incorporating feedback from local residents, including 24-hour service and a café named the Knight’s Loft, inspired by Old Bridge High School’s athletic teams. Customers can expect expertly staffed meat and seafood counters, an expanded produce department offering organics and specialty items, chef-prepared grab-and-go options, a Shuk Kosher kitchen, over 600 varieties of cheeses, and specialty coffee and soup bars. Notable features include Ruby Foo’s Asian Fusion meals and sushi, the Fairway Artisanal Cheese Department, the Global Flavors Aisle, and the Fairway Market’s Signature Olive Bar. The store also emphasizes sustainability, with a refrigeration system reducing carbon footprint by half, meeting GreenChill standards, and incorporating energy-efficient lighting and HVAC systems.

The ShopRite of Old Bridge is actively hiring for new full- and part-time positions. The existing ShopRite of Old Bridge closed on Saturday, March 16th, in preparation for the grand opening of the new location.

Village Supermarkets, operating as a family-owned business committed to serving local communities, operates 30 ShopRite supermarkets and four specialty markets under the Gourmet Garage and Fairway Market brands. ShopRite, a registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., is the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States, with nearly 280 stores across multiple states. Through initiatives like ShopRite Partners In Caring, the brand is dedicated to fighting hunger and supporting local organizations.