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Tops' $1.6 million investment expands produce

It’s a new day for shoppers in the LeRoy, NY, community as Tops Friendly Markets unveiled over $1.6 million in renovations in its hometown grocery store. This investment includes everything from new flooring, energy efficient equipment, and shopping carts, to a whole new interior décor, giving the store a refreshed and warm appearance. tops

Shoppers will find an expansion of Tops’ deli/carry out café areas with a remodeled seating area and bakery as well as finding a wide selection of natural and organic and gluten-free offerings conveniently integrated throughout the main aisles. Throughout the store, shoppers will also see expanded refrigerated produce allowing for more variety and convenience, an increase of antibiotic-free meat and seafood selections, and a much larger selection of beers.

Additionally Tops partners with over 200 local growers. Some of these partners are family farms that have been growing for generations and many have been part of the Tops family for decades. Fenton’s Produce, located in Batavia, NY, brings shoppers everything from corn and potatoes to summer squash and peppers. Tops has also been proud to support product grown by New York State farmers adhere to the New York State Grown & Certified program’s requirements, which includes verification of safe food handling practices and participation in environmental sustainability programs.

“I am so proud of the changes we have made to this store, which will only enhance our customers shopping experience,” said Tom Brigham, store manager of the LeRoy Tops Friendly Markets. “You’ll find the store is designed to bring you more selection, more convenience, more organics, and more grab-and-go meals prepared fresh every day, all at a great value.”