Kroger Partners With Murray’s Cheese

In a unique bid to expand its specialty cheese program, Kroger has announced an agreement with Murray’s Cheese, a 67-year-old New York City institution that has been named the Best Cheese Shop in the World by Forbes.com and the Best Cheese Shop in New York by Time Out New York.

CINCINNATI — In a unique bid to expand its specialty cheese program, Kroger here has announced an agreement with Murray’s Cheese, a 67-year-old New York City institution that has been named the Best Cheese Shop in the World by Forbes.com and the Best Cheese Shop in New York by Time Out New York. “We’re thrilled to be pairing with Kroger,” Rob Kaufelt, president of Murray’s Cheese, said in a release. “As one of the nation’s largest retail grocery chains, this opportunity gives Murray’s an unprecedented chance to fulfill our mission, which is, simply, to bring great cheese to everyone.” Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the companies said they expect Kroger to begin offering Murray’s Cheese in select stores beginning in early 2008.

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