The Fresh Market Voted Best Grocery Store, Bakery and Deli

The Fresh Market, a leading specialty food retailer, has once again received, on behalf of their guests, the USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards as the “Best Grocery Store in America.”

This is the third year the store has been voted “Best Grocery Store in America.”

The Fresh Market currently operates 161 stores in 22 states across the U.S., and it is a destination for guests to discover unique ingredients from around the globe.

A panel of 10Best local experts and contributors nominated their favorite American grocery stores based on value, selection, and service.

The top 10 winners were determined by popular vote over 28 days through the 10Best website. The Fresh Market took the number one spot for “Best Grocery Store in America,” along with “Best Grocery Store Bakery” and “Best Grocery Store Deli.”

“We’re grateful that our guests have recognized us as the best in America,” said Jason Potter, President and CEO of The Fresh Market.

“This honor also highlights our team members’ dedication to excellence and impeccable guest service. We’re committed to continuing to provide outstanding service, a curated selection of premium products and exceptional offerings, and community-focused initiatives that have made The Fresh Market a beloved destination for food enthusiasts, home cooks, and those seeking top-notch ingredients,” said Potter.

Second and Third Place

According to USA Today, readers chose Hy-Vee in second place and Stew Leonard’s in third place.

Hy-Vee is an employee-owned supermarket chain. Charles Hyde and David Vredenburg founded it in 1930 in Beaconsfield, Iowa. Now, the store chain has more than 240 supermarkets in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin.

Stew Leonard’s started as a dairy shop in 1969 and is now the biggest dairy store in the world. It offers a variety of groceries, and its lively atmosphere has earned it the nickname “Disneyland of Dairy Stores.”

The list of the top 10 supermarket winners can be found online here.

Remaining Winner

The Fresh Market was voted the “Best Grocery Store in America” by USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards in 2023, 2022, and 2021. Also, it has been “America’s Best Customer Service 2021” by Newsweek and Statista.

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Another recognition was to be a top 5 most trusted grocery retail brand for specialty and natural/organic foods in the 2022 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards.