Press Room Archive
The Fresh Market Unveils Top Five Most Delicious Trends for 2023
With every new year comes unique possibilities of food and flavors that catch the attention of The Fresh Market. While there are many new food trends for 2023, the specialty retailer, voted as the “Best Supermarket in America” by USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 and 2021, focuses on what is the most delicious! The company is encouraging food lovers everywhere to lean into their epicurious spirit with the top five most delicious trends for next year...
The Fresh Market Announces Thanksgiving Meal Deals and Solutions
The Fresh Market, Inc. is helping its guests create special memories over food this Thanksgiving with a variety of options. The specialty food retailer is a one-stop-shop for those looking to cook their holiday meal at home, with tried-and-true recipes that use all ingredients found in its stores. In addition, The Fresh Market also offers several fully prepared, heat-and-eat meals that are great options for those who want a gourmet feast for an incredible value, but don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen...
The Fresh Market Asks its Loyalty Members to be a Force for Good This Black Friday Weekend
The Fresh Market is inviting its one million plus Ultimate Loyalty Experience members to help make a difference this Black Friday weekend by participating in the Members Helping MillionsSM Initiative —with the goal of helping to provide over one million meals* to people in need this holiday season. Traditionally, Black Friday weekend is all about shopping the big sales for gifts for oneself, family and friends. This year, The Fresh Market is empowering its more than one million loyalty members to have a much bigger impact when they shop by donating to Feeding America® on their behalf.
The Fresh Market Surges Past One Million Loyalty Club Members in Less than a Year
The Fresh Market, Inc. is celebrating a huge milestone: In less than a year, the specialty food retailer’s loyalty program has reached more than one million members. The Ultimate Loyalty Experience (ULX) launched in March 2022 and has seen rapid increases, resulting in even more weekly satisfied shoppers at the company’s 160 stores and saving them thousands of dollars. This week marks the milestone of reaching its One Millionth member—in less than seven months.
The Fresh Market Supporting World Central Kitchen to Provide Fresh Meals to People Impacted by Hurricane Ian
In support of the communities it serves and all those affected by the devastation of Hurricane Ian, The Fresh Market today launched a fundraiser to benefit the volunteer work of World Central Kitchen (WCK), a nonprofit organization that is first to the frontlines to provide meals to people impacted by humanitarian, natural and community crises. On Wednesday, October 5, The Fresh Market will launch a three-week register roundup fundraiser and has committed to match all donations up to $100K where 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to WCK...
The Fresh Market Hiring for More than 1,600 Jobs
The Fresh Market, Inc. is hosting several national hiring events throughout October. The specialty retailer will be holding open walk-in interview days every Wednesday and Saturday during the month, with the goal of adding 1,600 team members and creating jobs in the 22 states where it is located—approximately 10-15 jobs per store. Interested applicants can apply at one of the company’s 160 stores during the events or can learn more, search open jobs or apply online anytime at jobs.thefreshmarket.com.
More than 125 Winners of The Fresh Market’s “Win Free Fresh Food and More for 1 Year” Sweepstakes Share Their Life-Changing Stories
More than 125 winners are sharing their stories of winning The Fresh Market, Inc.’s “Win Free Fresh Food and More for 1 Year” Sweepstakes and two unexpected themes came through loud and clear: giving back to others and creating special occasions. From showing kindness to others, to being able to enjoy the specialty food retailer’s unique offerings even more, everyone said they are extremely grateful...
The Fresh Market Strengthens Leadership Through Key Promotions and New Roles
The Fresh Market, Inc. is pleased to announce two key promotions for team members at its corporate office, which will help ensure the company’s continued growth and future success. Effective immediately, the following individuals are serving in their new roles...
10 Things to Love From The Fresh Market During National Organic Month
September is National Organic Month, and The Fresh Market, Inc. is celebrating with 10 food products that are all USDA certified organic– many that are new to its stores. Products will begin rolling into stores on September 1 and throughout the month. While the stores carry a wide variety of organic products year-round, a few on the top 10 list are seasonal and as such, only available for a limited time. That’s why guests are encouraged to look for the following products throughout The Fresh Market stores as they shop:
Limited-Edition Organic Wine Grapes Now Available at The Fresh Market
Beginning today, The Fresh Market, Inc. is offering three varieties of wine grapes for an extremely limited time: Organic Carignane, French Columbard, and Granache. While typically grown in the regions in Europe where they are used in wine, these organic grapes are grown in small batches in California, where the arid climates are comparable to the vineyards where they are grown overseas. They typically go into wines commonly used in delicious blends and provide interesting flavor notes when mixed with other grape varieties. The grapes can be juiced, paired with charcuterie and cheese boards, or be eaten on their own and simply appreciated for the flavors each specific grape is known for. The Fresh Market anticipates selling out of them by mid to late September, so guests should be on the lookout now while they shop!
The Fresh Market Continues its Mission to Fight Hunger
September is Hunger Action Month®, and The Fresh Market, Inc. (TFM) is partnering with Feeding America to support the nonprofit’s annual nationwide campaign designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of hunger in the United States. Beginning on September 1 and running through the 30th of the month, TFM is encouraging guests to “round-up at the register,” which will help people in their local communities who may otherwise go hungry.
The Fresh Market Kicks off July with 40th Anniversary Celebration
The Fresh Market, Inc. is kicking off the best summer celebration ever and marking a milestone in the company’s history. The company will commemorate its 40th anniversary beginning on July 1 with an array of special deals, a 4th of July meal, and exclusive products for its guests – including a chance to win the golden ticket and a $40 gift card through two anniversary chocolate bars...
Amazing Color-Changing Command Performance Peonies From France Are Back Again at The Fresh Market!
The Fresh Market, Inc. invites guests to take a peek into the future of flowers. Beginning Thursday, May 12, the specialty food retailer will be carrying Command Performance Peonies for a limited time. This hybrid peony variety changes color every day.
Cencosud to Acquire Majority Stake in The Fresh Market Holdings from Apollo Funds
The Fresh Market Holdings, Inc. (‘The Fresh Market’ or the “Company”), a premium specialty retailer competing in the food retail industry in the US, today announced that leading South American retailer Cencosud (BCS: CENCOSUD) has entered a definitive agreement with funds managed by Apollo (NYSE: APO) to acquire a 67% stake in The Fresh Market. Existing Company shareholders, including the Apollo Funds, the Berry family, and Company management, will retain a minority equity interest in The Fresh Market.
The Fresh Market Invites Guests To Win Free Fresh Food And More For A Year
Being a Member of The Fresh Market’s Ultimate Loyalty Experience just got sweeter as the specialty food retailer launched its “Win FREE Fresh Food and More for 1 Year” Sweepstakes. Inviting guests to “Sign up & Save” takes on a new meaning from May 4 – June 28, 2022, as each transaction a Loyalty Member makes will count as an entry to win. The Fresh Market will select 160 members, one from each store, to be the winner of FREE fresh food for one year...
The Fresh Market is Your Mother’s Day Headquarters
Pamper the person who takes care of everyone else—it’s time to celebrate all the moms in your life! This Mother’s Day, The Fresh Market, Inc. is your one-stop-shop destination for this special holiday to help celebrate your mom, grandmother, sister, Mom Squad—and yourself...
The Fresh Market Offers Guests An Array of Options to Celebrate Easter
The arrival of spring brings a fresh perspective and a renewed zest for life and all its joyous possibilities. Among those joys: gathering family together for Easter. The Fresh Market, Inc. offers ways to make sure this year’s celebration is remembered as much for the happiness it brings as for how deliciously easy it is to pull off—saving time and money. America’s Easter Destination is offering several options to make the holiday easier for guests at an incredible value...
The Fresh Market Opens 160th Store in Palm Beach Gardens
The Fresh Market, Inc. opened its 160th store in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., now totaling 47 locations in the Sunshine State. As a destination for epicurean discovery, The Fresh Market differentiates itself from the competition with an unmatched assortment of hard-to-find delicious specialty fresh foods and ingredients sourced locally and from around the world...
The Fresh Market Launches The Ultimate Loyalty Experience
The Ultimate Loyalty Experience is here, and guests of The Fresh Market can join the company’s first rewards program to “Sign up & Save”, receiving exclusive savings on high quality products, rewards and a free slice of birthday cake during their birthday month—just to name a few of the member benefits! Available in all 159 stores and on the company website, The Ultimate Loyalty Experience boasts many features including automatically loaded and clippable curated member-only Loyalty offers, digital coupons and “The Club Hub” purchase frequency programs, which allow guests to earn free items or dollars off favorite items...
The Fresh Market Joins Together With World Central Kitchen to Provide Fresh Meals to Ukrainian Refugees
The Fresh Market launched a four-week fundraising campaign where 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to World Central Kitchen (WCK) a nonprofit organization that is first to the frontlines to provide meals to people impacted by humanitarian, natural, and community crises. WCK is currently providing meals to those fleeing their homes in the Ukraine...
The Fresh Market Voted the Best Supermarket in America for a Second Year in a Row
USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has once again recognized The Fresh Market as the “Best Supermarket in America”. A panel of 10Best local experts and contributors nominated their favorite American supermarkets based on value, selection and service. The top 10 winners were determined by popular vote over a 28-day period through the 10Best website...
No Reservations Required: The Fresh Market Offers Cupid-Curated, Valentine’s Day Dining Experiences at Home
It will be love at first bite this Valentine’s Day when guests of The Fresh Market select their favorites from a collection of savory appetizers, sizzling dinner and sweet dessert options that make every effort to impress. With everything from the scent of velvety roses to the sound of steak on the stove and the pop of the champagne cork, The Fresh Market creates a memorable, at-home ambiance for the most romantic day of the year.
The Fresh Market’s Annual Holiday Round-Up donates 6.5 million meals* through Feeding America
The Fresh Market’s Holiday Round Up campaign raised $653,562 for Feeding America® this holiday season, enough to fund 6.5 million meals for families in need. As part of the specialty grocer’s dedication to hunger-related causes, store team members asked customers to round up their purchases, with the option of adding an additional donation, from November 3 through December 28...
The Fresh Market, Inc. Announces Appointment of Adrian Bartella as Chief Financial Officer
The Fresh Market, Inc. (“The Fresh Market,” “TFM” or the “Company”), today announced that it has appointed Adrian Bartella as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective January 17, 2022...
The Fresh Market Reveals Its “Top 5 Best Tasting Food Trends to Try” for 2022
The Fresh Market prides itself on carrying the freshest food from around the world to make ordinary eating extraordinary every day. Global food trends have never been more popular, and consumers can expect to see more of them in 2022; both in stores and on restaurant menus. For years we’ve looked to world class chefs to inspire us with their newest global flavor discoveries and frequently these inspirations create fads; but more often, they transform into craveable food trends that we love to incorporate into our everyday eating...
Santa to visit curbside shoppers at The Fresh Market
The Fresh Market is creating a joyful experience for guests this holiday season as Santa joins the Friendliest Curbside Experience in America. From 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on December 9-12, Santa will accompany curbside pickup elves at participating stores as they deliver guests’ orders to their vehicles...
The Fresh Market Has Reinvented the Food Shopping Experience
For the last 40 years, The Fresh Market has aspired to make every day eating extraordinary. Today, the company has taken its original Greensboro store on Lawndale Drive to a new level of innovation with the debut of a carry out fresh made-to-order restaurant concept and exclusive new “Just Roasted, Just Brewed, Just for You” in-store coffee by the cup experience from Roasting Plant Coffee®...
The Fresh Market's Kevin Miller Named CMO Innovator of the Year by The Millennium Alliance
Selected by the Advisory Board and Keynote Speaker Faculty as the winner of The Millennium Alliance’s CMO Innovator of the Year award, The Fresh Market’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kevin Miller, accepted the award on behalf of his team’s outstanding efforts for this past year. During a year when marketers were challenged to find new ways to reach target audiences and drive ROI, The Fresh Market’s marketing group launched several key initiatives including developing a world-class gourmet food magazine, allowing them to meet customers in-home during the pandemic, with QR codes integrated with their ecommerce platform...
North Carolina Football Club Announces Multi-Year Partnership with The Fresh Market
The North Carolina Football Club has partnered with The Fresh Market in a multi-year agreement through the 2024 season, the club announced today...
The Fresh Market® and Feeding America® Join Together in Hurricane Ida Relief
After Hurricane Ida made its way up the Gulf Coast affecting parts of Louisiana and Mississippi, The Fresh Market quickly reached out to its mission partner, Feeding America ®, to assist and provide aid to communities impacted by the hurricane. Now through September 28, shoppers in all the company’s 159 stores will have the opportunity to participate in the fundraiser by rounding up their store purchase at the register. The Fresh Market will match donations up to $250,000 with 100% of funds collected benefiting Feeding America with 90% redistributed back to local Feeding America member food banks in the affected areas...
The Fresh Market Launches “Free Premium Chocolate Mondays” With Curbside Orders
The Fresh Market knows that Mondays can be tough sometimes so beginning August 30, all curbside order pickups will have one extra item-- a free sample of premium chocolate. Adding a decadent layer to The Fresh Market’s recently launched “Friendliest Curbside Experience in America” program, The Fresh Market Personal Shoppers will provide each curbside guest a free sample of The Fresh Market’s new 0.3 oz square of Himalayan Pink Sea Salt Dark Chocolate. Combining The Fresh Market’s Chocolate Lovers Monday promotions with a free premium chocolate sampling at curbside pickups could transform Mondays into the best day of the week!...
Four Leaders From The Fresh Market Honored As ‘Top Women In Grocery’
Every year, Progressive Grocer Magazine recognizes outstanding women across all parts of the North American food retail and grocery industries with their ‘Top Women in Grocery’ awards. The national, prestigious award is the industry's longest running program that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of women at all levels...
It’s Oh-Fish-Al: Wild Salmon Season Is Back At The Fresh Market For A Limited Time
From the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest, three coveted varieties of wild salmon are arriving at The Fresh Market. As a seasonal catch, wild salmon is typically only available through early fall, so buying it at the peak of its season ensures the freshest fish and widest variety. The Fresh Market will be one of the first retailers on the East Coast to offer the season’s first, fresh-off-the-boat catch at the pinnacle of its freshness, so each fillet is wholesome, rich, and delicious...
Hello, Summer: The Fresh Market Heats Up For A Sizzling Season
Whether you are firing up the grill for a cookout, packing the cooler to hit the beach or simply looking for a sweet treat to beat the heat with, specialty grocer The Fresh Market is helping guests make the most of this beloved season. While the first day of summer isn’t until June 20th, new flavors, nostalgic favorites, ready-to-cook meals and more are already hitting stores so guests can savor the tastes of summer all season long...
Peonies That Pop: Color-Changing Variety Of Flower Available Exclusively At The Fresh Market For A Limited Time
On any given day, The Fresh Market’s floral department is blooming with seasonal and year-round flowers and plants from best-selling, fresh orchids to premium long-stemmed roses, bright bouquets, potted bulbs and more. The specialty grocer’s careful curation strategy allows them to bring in the freshest, most vibrant florals throughout the year including new Command Performance Peony flowers for the Spring that are so exclusive, they will only be available at The Fresh Market for an extremely limited time...
Fire Up The Grill For A Mouthwatering Memorial Day
As families look for ways to honor and celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, The Fresh Market is making it easy to gather around the grill for the ultimate cookout with a convenient grilling meal complete with premium steaks, tender chicken, and delicious side dishes including dessert. The specialty grocer’s Memorial Day Grilling Meal is ready-to-cook for an easy, memorable holiday, and can be ordered online for pick-up in store...
The Fresh Market Raised Funds For The American Red Cross Following Natural Disasters In The Southeast
After a wave of tornadoes and floods struck the southeast region of the United States last month, The Fresh Market partnered with the American Red Cross to establish a “round-up at the register” to offer guests and team members a way to assist people affected by the devastation...
The Fresh Market Voted The Best Supermarket In America
USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has recognized The Fresh Market as the “Best Supermarket in America” for 2021. A panel of 10Best local experts and contributors nominated their favorite American supermarkets based on value, selection and service. Readers could then cast their vote for their favorite supermarket once per day for a 28-day period through the 10Best website. The list of the top 10 winners can be found online here...
Make Mom’s Day With Ready-To-Cook Meals From The Fresh Market
Specialty grocer The Fresh Market is helping guests celebrate the moms in their life all day long from morning to evening (and treats in between) with all-in-one brunch and dinner meals. The complete meals are ready-to-cook and can be conveniently ordered online for pick-up in store...
The Fresh Market Holds National Hiring Event
Specialty grocer The Fresh Market is holding a national hiring event for both full and part-time team members. The event will take place at all 159 store locations on April 16th from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM and on April 17th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, with qualified applicants receiving on-the-spot interviews...
The Fresh Market, Inc. Appoints Gerald L. Walden, Jr. As Its First Head of Diversity
The Fresh Market, Inc. (“The Fresh Market” or the “Company”), announced today that Gerald L. Walden, Jr. who currently serves as the Vice President, Head of Legal, has been appointed to serve as the Company’s first Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Diversity...
Easter Made Easy With The Fresh Market’s Complete Meals
Over the past year, The Fresh Market has continued to elevate their restaurant quality meals to accommodate gatherings of all sizes so guests can celebrate holidays with a delicious meal. As guests gear up for a second Easter celebration during the pandemic, The Fresh Market’s complete, ready-to-cook Easter meals are a convenient option for those who want to spend less time in the kitchen this year...
Women-Owned Food Companies Featured At The Fresh Market Throughout The Month Of March
Women-owned and operated food companies will feel the love throughout the month of March at specialty grocer, The Fresh Market, in honor of Women’s History Month. The more than 100 products from women-owned companies will be highlighted throughout the store with signage, as well as in social media. All women will be celebrated on International Women’s Day, March 8th with free cupcakes for women guests...
The Fresh Market Serves Up Seafood For The Lenten Season
With the season of Lent upon us, specialty grocer The Fresh Market is helping guests make the most of fish Fridays with their robust selection of seafood. On any given day guests can expect to find over 15 varieties of fish from sea bass and grouper to swordfish, tuna and halibut. Before arriving in stores, every fish is cut to order and expedited to be delivered to stores the very next day for optimal freshness...
The Fresh Market Launches “TFM The Magazine” -- Its First-Ever Monthly Publication
The Fresh Market’s new monthly magazine is so mouthwatering, it should come with a suggestion to ‘please wear a lobster bib and have lots of napkins before reading!’...
Serve Up A Taste Of Romance (At Home) This Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is typically one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants and while it may look different this year, specialty grocer The Fresh Market is helping couples celebrate at home with a variety of restaurant quality meals and festive treats and gifts.
The Fresh Market Launches “The Friendliest Curbside Experience In America” Customer Service Platform
To make it easier and more convenient to pick up the $2.99/lb ground chuck or chicken on Tuesdays, a celebratory dessert or bouquet, or the weekly Little Big Meal and your favorite Market Meal Kits, The Fresh Market is rolling out the green carpet for their Curbside Pickup guests...
The Fresh Market’s Top 10 Specialty Food Trends To Try In 2021
The past year has certainly impacted the way we eat, with mandatory quarantines necessitating cooking from home more than ever before. This has also given rise to people becoming more confident in the kitchen and the desire to try new cuisines or put new twists on traditional favorites...
The Fresh Market Named Among Top Five Supermarkets Offering The Best Customer Service
Newsweek and Statista, a global data research firm, have recognized The Fresh Market, Inc. with their Best Customer Service award for 2021, based on an independent survey of more than 25,000 U.S. customers. The full list and article appears online, and will also be included in an upcoming print edition of Newsweek...
Brian Johnson Joins The Fresh Market, Inc. As Senior Vice President Store Operations
The Fresh Market, Inc. (“The Fresh Market,” “TFM” or the “Company”), today announced that it has appointed Brian Johnson as Senior Vice President, Store Operations, reporting to Jason Potter, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately...
The Fresh Market Pledges Financial Support To National Civil Rights Organizations Promoting Racial Equity And Social Justice
In the wake of the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others, The Fresh Market is taking an active role to promote racial equity and social justice in their communities...
The Fresh Market, Inc. Announces Appointment Of Kevin Miller As Chief Marketing Officer
The Fresh Market, Inc. (“The Fresh Market,” “TFM” or the “Company”), today announced that it has appointed Kevin Miller as their Chief Marketing Officer, reporting to Jason Potter, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective May 12, 2020...
The Fresh Market Announces Temporary Store Operating Hours
In order to best serve our guests, The Fresh Market will temporarily change their hours of operation for stores that currently have extended hours. All stores will be open between 8 AM – 9 PM, seven days a week. Additionally, on weekdays the first shopping hour of 8 AM – 9 AM will be reserved for seniors and other individuals most at risk (those with chronic health conditions such as heart disease or diabetes). We ask that our other guests who do not fall into these categories respect these special hours for those who fall into the higher risk categories as outlined by the CDC, so they can feel more comfortable shopping in our stores...
The Fresh Market Statement On Coronavirus Preparation
The health and safety of our team members and guests, as well as the cleanliness of our stores, remains a top priority at The Fresh Market. We are actively working with our safety experts, vendors and suppliers to ensure we are taking all precautionary measures and adhering to recommendations from public health officials to prevent the spread of germs...
About THE FRESH MARKET
Since 1982, The Fresh Market, Inc. has helped guests make everyday eating extraordinary with time-saving meal solutions, unique ingredients and delicious food for any occasion. From fresh produce and exceptional meat and seafood, to signature baked goods and thousands of organic options, this specialty grocery retailer has something to please every palate. The Fresh Market currently operates 159 stores in 22 states across the U.S., inspiring guests to discover new flavors and cook with confidence. For more information, please visit www.thefreshmarket.com or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.