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United Supermarkets 21 United Supermarkets, parent company of Market Street, recently introduced allnatural cake and frosting options for shoppers searching for healthier alternatives in the bakery. Market Street’s all-natural cakes contain no preservatives, additives, chemicals, artificial flavors or colors. The product is also trans-fat free. Customers can choose from all-natural white or chocolate cake and vanilla buttercream icing. Vegetable and plant based decorative colors that are 100% natural are available in eight different shades, including blue, brown, green, orange, pink, plum, red and yellow. “Our cakes have always been beautiful and delicious, but we are excited to now offer another healthy option in the cake category for our guests who seek ingredients that are simple and easy to understand,” says Tammy Kampsula, United Supermarkets’ business director of bakery. Market Street bakeries offer other all-natural items including artisan breads, cookies, French croissants, muffins, dinner rolls, selected pan breads, pretzels, dessert pastries and specialty cakes. Guests can expect all-natural buttercream frosting at United Supermarkets bakery locations throughout west Texas. Annual Sales: $1.2 billion Number of Stores: 51 Store Banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos United Address: 7830 Orlando Ave., Lubbock, TX 79423 Web: Phone: (806) 791-0220 Key Personnel: Diane Earl, business director of deli-foodservice operations; Tammy Kampsula, business director of bakery Brookshire Grocery 22 Work’s already begun, but a recent groundbreaking made the new expansion official. A new 37,400-sq-ft Brookshire’s at 2300 West Ennis Avenue, Ennis TX is about to go up and is expected to open in early summer 2013. A crowd of excited Ennis officials as well as local business leaders joined the Brookshire’s executives at the seven-acre site to talk about the store plans and pose for a ceremonial photograph. BGC stores sold $1 paper “mobiles” to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association from June 27-July 27. All together, they raised an amazing total of $66,840. Store managers in various markets throughout the Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas region ARLA-TX region presented donation checks on local segments of the MDA’s nationally televised Show of Strength on Sept. 2. The top-performing stores were in the following locations: West Monroe, LA; Tyler, TX; Anna, TX; Carencro, LA; Springtown, TX; Pineville, LA; Daingerfield, TX; Greenville, TX; Forest Hill, TX; and Lake Worth, TX. Annual Sales: $2.2 billion Number of Stores: 152 Store Banners: Brookshire’s, Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy, Brookshire Grocery Co. Address: 1600 W. Southwest Loop 323, Tyler, Texas 75710 Phone: (903) 534-3000 Web: Key Personnel: Bradley W. Brookshire, chairman, John Rose, bakery category manager; Rick Rayford, president, CEO | inStorebuyer | November 2012 | 35 |

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inStorebuyer - November 2012
Editor's Note - Innovation & Information
Table of Contents
Front line news - RBA Roadshow in Chicago
Cedar’s Launches T.G.I.FRIDAY’S Dips
Meiko Launches Unique Washer
Stop & Shop Opens LEED Store
The Innovators
Profiles - Ahold USA
Profiles - Walmart
Profiles - Safeway
Profiles - H-E-B
Profiles - Trader Joe's
Profiles - Wegmans
Profiles - Whole Foods Market
Profiles - Giant Eagle
Profiles - Hy-Vee
Profiles - Target
Profiles - Publix
Profiles - Kroger
Profiles - Schnucks
Profiles - Fresh & Easy
Profiles - Kings Food Markets
Profiles - The Fresh Market
Profiles - Harris Teeter
Profiles - Roundy's
Profiles - Meijer
Profiles - Fairway Market
Profiles - United Supermarkets
Profiles - Brookshire Grocery
Profiles - Cavier & Bananas
Product Trends
Product Showcase
Marketplace Network

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