JASPER, Ind., March 11, 2021 – Schnuck Markets, Inc. BB #:105541 today announced plans to bring a new format grocery store to Jasper, Indiana in the summer of 2021.
The leased 18,000-square-foot “Schnucks Fresh” store will include a heavy focus on fresh departments such as produce, meat, seafood and bakery. The store will add approximately 30 jobs to the local economy and will be located in the former Cash Saver building in the Germantown Shopping Center at the corner of North Newton Street and West 36th Street.
“We’re excited to expand into the Jasper community and to be able to continue on our company’s mission to Nourish People’s Lives in an area new to Schnucks,” said Schnucks Chairman and CEO Todd Schnuck. “As a new format for us, ‘Schnucks Fresh’ will be a store that customers will be able to quickly and easily navigate where they will find an extensive selection of the same fresh products for which Schnucks is known throughout the Midwest.”
The Jasper location will mark Schnucks’ seventh Indiana store joining six others in the Evansville area that currently employ 795 teammates.
Hiring at the new store will begin approximately six weeks ahead of the store’s opening. More details on the hiring process will be shared once the company finalizes the store’s opening date.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third and fourth generation, family-owned grocery retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. Schnucks operates 111 stores, serving customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin and employs 13,000 teammates. According to Forbes’ 2020 rankings, Schnucks is the 149th largest privately-owned company in the United States and the 14th largest privately-owned grocer. Schnucks is committed to helping communities thrive and as a champion for reducing hunger, the company annually donates more than $12 million in food to pantries that help those in need.