New Price Chopper Seeks LEED Certification

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Price Chopper [3] opened a new store here Tuesday that will seek Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED [4]) certification.

The 50,000-square-foot store includes full-service meat [5] and seafood [6] departments; a Central Market Florist [7]; a bakery [8] offering made-from-scratch doughnuts and an assortment of Hispanic items; a deli [9] featuring Dietz & Watson cold cuts; and foodservice [10] offerings, including slow-roasted all-natural rotisserie chicken, Bella Roma pizza, subs and fried chicken, along with a full-service coffee shop.


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The store also features the NuVal [12] nutrition-labeling program for products.

“We are so pleased to offer a brand-new, state-of-the-art supermarket here in Marshalls Creek,” said Jerry Golub [13], president and chief executive officer. “We look forward to providing Price Chopper quality, value and customer service to all who enter our doors and relish the opportunity to become a valued neighbor by supporting and nourishing the community around us.”

Read more: Price Chopper Gives Electric Cars Free Charge [14]

The chain began seeking LEED certification for all newly constructed stores a few years ago. Its corporate headquarters in Schednectady is also LEED-certified.

Among the features Price Chopper often seeks to include in LEED stores, according to local reports, are auto-dimming lights, materials made from recycled content, locally sourced building materials, high-efficiency refrigeration, natural lighting and a cool-roof design.

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