The Fresh Market opens in Ghent

The newest grocery store in the Ghent section of Norfolk opened Wednesday.

The 21st Street location opened at 8:00 a.m. with a “Cracking of the Parmesan,” gourmet version of a ribbon-cutting. Other grand opening activities included food sampling, demonstrations, and giveaways.

In a news release, a spokesperson for The Fresh Market said 90 new jobs came to Norfolk with the new store.

The Fresh Market has twelve other stores in Virginia. The Fresh Market is a specialty grocer with 162 stores in the United States. The first store opened 30 years ago in North Carolina.

The Fresh Market
924 West 21st Street
Norfolk, VA 23517

Originally published on wavy.com.