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Snapshot: Go Fresh Produce Market - Paramus, NJ

Go Fresh Produce Market Owner:  unknown Opened:  2020 Cooperative:  none Location:  385 NJ-17, Paramus, NJ Photographed:  November 2019 Here's a quick look at a small produce market along NJ-17 in Paramus, just south of the Trader Joe's and Stew Leonard's , and farther south from the Stop & Shop . The store takes up the back half of a newly renovated retail building along the busy retail corridor. It's barely visible from NJ-17, and was not yet open at the time of my photographs. However, it has opened as of April 2020 and it looks very nice inside! See inside on Google Maps here , here , and here . That's all for Paramus, but we're jumping a little east tomorrow to check out a store in Cresskill over on The Market Report .

TOUR: Stew Leonard's - Paramus, NJ

Stew Leonard's Farm Fresh Foods Owner:  Stew Leonard, Jr Opened:  2019 Cooperative:  none Location:  700 Paramus Park Mall, Paramus, NJ Photographed:  November 2019 The gold standard in upscale fresh food retailing with a sense of humor: Stew Leonard's ! The chain has finally arrived here in New Jersey, and The Independent Edition has finally arrived at the store for a full tour of one of the most fun grocery stores in the world. The former Sears at the Paramus Park Mall, one of the largest malls in the retail capital of New Jersey, has been turned into an 80,000 square foot warehouse of fresh foods. The barn design sure is different from most malls, that's for sure! And we'll find that Stew Leonard's inside looks nothing like most grocery stores. On a side note, you can read all about the chain in the founder's autobiography here . Here's a look at the again barn-themed entrance to the indoor mall. Now the layout of this and eve