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ShopRite brings state-of-the-art supermarket to New York

ShopRite opened a state-of-the-art, full-service supermarket in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, earlier this week. The existing retail space was completely renovated to make way for a new ShopRite with a convenient shopping format, and the new store offers a large selection of organic, local and gluten-free foods and fresh produce.org

The 45,000-square-foot supermarket is operated by the Gallagher family. To celebrate the store opening, the family joined ShopRite Partners In Caring, ShopRite’s community-based, hunger-fighting initiative, in making a donation to Long Island Cares food bank.

The store was outfitted with the latest energy-saving and sustainable technologies, including LED lighting and environmentally friendly refrigerant systems. The parking lot was refreshed with newly installed landscaping and lighting. The store will employ approximately 250 people, many of them local residents.

Visitors to the store will find favorite ShopRite departments such as the from-scratch bake shop with special occasion cakes and freshly made bread; meat department with trained butchers; full-service seafood department with daily, fresh catch deliveries; a floral shop; full-service deli with Boar’s Head products and prepared foods department with grab-and-go items, freshly prepared hot entrees, salad and olive bars, and made-to-order sandwiches.

“We are very excited to bring ShopRite to Lake Ronkonkoma with the opening of this state-of-the-art shopping destination. The new supermarket will be dedicated to providing low prices and outstanding service to the local community,” said Charles Gallagher, president of Gallagher Family Markets.