Through The Years

The Fresh Market Community


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The Fresh Market began with our founders Ray and Beverly Berry, who opened their first store in Greensboro, North Carolina in March of 1982. In the past 30+ years, the company has grown to 180+ locations, building on the original vision of a better grocery store with the feeling of open European-style markets and a strong emphasis on customer service. Our mission is to make everyday eating extraordinary and our core belief is to make every day at work a great day.

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  • Named Best Bulk Foods Retailer by the Bulk is Green Council, a non-profit organization committed to educating customers about the benefits of buying food in bulk.

  • Grocery Headquarters Magazine Natural and Organic Retailer of the Year

  • 2013 JDRF Directors' Award


  • The Fresh Market Baking Line – GDUSA American Package Competition


  • The Fresh Market All Natural Dry Dressing Mixes – HOW Magazine In-house Design Awards

  • Outstanding Specialty Food Retailer Award – National Association for the Specialty Food Trade


  • The Fresh Market Multigrain Instant Oatmeal – GDUSA American Package Competition

  • The Fresh Market Moravian Cookie Tin – GDUSA American Package Competition


  • The Fresh Market Frozen Pizzas – Private Label Buyer Packaging Awards

  • The Fresh Market Organic Jam – Private Label Buyer Packaging Awards

  • The Fresh Market Honey Bears – GDUSA American Package Competition

  • Private Label Buyer Packaging Awards

  • The Fresh Market Canned Vegetables – Private Label Buyer Packaging Awards and HOW Magazine In-house Design Awards

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