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The expansion added 3000 square feet to the 15000squarefoot storersquos perishable departments
<p> The expansion added 3,000 square feet to the 15,000-square-foot store&rsquo;s perishable departments.</p>

Renovated N.Y. Foodtown Reopens

ISELIN, N.J. — Allegiance Retail Services here said Friday that the Foodtown of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., has reopened after an expansion.

The store, owned by Esmail Mobarak, was the recipient of $1.6 million in financing from the New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities Fund to assist with a renovation including installation of energy-efficient lighting and equipment and the expansion of the 15,000-square-foot store’s perishable departments by 3,000 square feet to accommodate a greater variety of produce, fish and meat and an improved deli.

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“The Mount Vernon community will be very pleased with the expansion of the store and the new products,” David Maniaci, chairman and chief executive officer of Allegiance, which provides marketing, advertising and operational support to independently owned Foodtown stores. “We look forward to the continued success of the store.”

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