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New Price Chopper Seeks LEED Certification

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

The 50,000-square-foot store includes full-service meat and seafood departments; a Central Market Florist; a bakery offering made-from-scratch doughnuts and an assortment of Hispanic items; a deli featuring Dietz & Watson cold cuts; and foodservice 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 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, 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

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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