GRETNA, La. — Hong Kong Food Market is a one-store retailer here that focuses on Asian specialty items. This retailer was one of four supermarkets on the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit Retail Produce Tour.
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Photos and captions by Jenna Telesca
The produce department is 3,000 square feet.
Bitter melon is a top 5 selling produce item at Hong Kong Food Market, according to Produce Marketing Association materials.
Young coconut is also a top 5 selling produce item there.
Produce department sales are 30% of total store sales.
The retailer carries 200 fresh produce SKUs.
The entire store is 34,000 square feet.
Hong Kong Food Market is the largest Asian supermarket in the state of Louisiana, according to PMA.
Assorted fruit juices sit across from the produce department.
Hong Kong Food Market places tongs next to the crabs for DIY shellfish.
Hong Kong Food Market has a large fresh seafood offering.
Shoppers can purchase tilapia from a tank.