SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets on Monday opened the doors to its newest supermarket on Route 206 in the Hillsborough Promenade shopping center in Hillsborough, N.J.
Weis said it invested $7 million in the new supermarket that will employ 250 full- and part-time workers.
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“This is our fourth location in New Jersey and we’re excited to offer customers a friendly and inviting shopping experience featuring outstanding fresh departments and excellent variety in every department,” Kurt Schertle, executive vice president, sales and merchandising for Weis Markets, said. “We strongly believe in giving back to the communities we serve and look forward to becoming an active member of the Hillsborough community.”
During the grand opening ceremony Weis donated a combined $15,000 to local community organizations.
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The 55,200-square foot unit features an expansive produce department with more than 700 varieties of fresh produce, including organic and ethnic products. The store also features an in-store pizza kitchen, a meat department offering hand cut choice Black Angus beef, a seafood department featuring sustainably harvested fish fillets and a full service pharmacy. It also offers online shopping.
The store also has advanced refrigeration and climate control technologies designed to lessen its impact on the environment and global warming, Weis said. These technologies will reduce the store’s refrigerant usage by 60% compared to a conventional supermarket. As a result, it is expected to achieve the U.S. EPA’s GreenChill Gold-Level Certification.
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