USA Today Announces Best Grocery Store in America

The Fresh Market has been honored with the title of Best Grocery Store in America for the third consecutive year in the USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The specialty food retailer attributes its success to an extensive range of restaurant-quality meals, premium baked goods, high-quality meat and seafood, gourmet cheese, fine wines, seasonal produce, and fresh-cut flowers, coupled with exceptional customer service. Jason Potter, the President and CEO of The Fresh Market, expressed gratitude for the recognition and highlighted the dedication of their team members to excellence and impeccable guest service. He emphasized that The Fresh Market remains committed to maintaining their outstanding service, curated product selection, and community-focused initiatives. Recently, The Fresh Market welcomed its innovative and experiential store in Port St. Lucie, Florida. This 23,424-square-foot establishment represents the 47th location in Florida and is part of their expansion plans to open as many as 22 more stores in the U.S. over the next two years. In addition to the Best Grocery Store title, The Fresh Market also received accolades for having the Best Grocery Store Bakery and the Best Grocery Store Deli in the USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The award winners were determined by a panel of 10Best local experts and contributors who nominated their favorite American grocery stores based on value, selection, and service. Readers then voted for the top 10 winners in each category over a 28-day period on the 10Best website. The Fresh Market, headquartered in Greensboro, NC, currently operates 161 stores in 22 states and is ranked No. 76 on Progressive Grocer’s 2023 list of the top food and consumables retailers in the country.