Market 5-ONE-5, the natural foods store that is the branchild of Raley’s chairman and CEO Michael Teel, is ramping up for a May 15 grand-opening event in downtown Sacramento.
The grocery store at 915 R St., has been hiring staff and began the grand-opening countdown last week on Facebook. Besides stocking organic foods and various nutritional items, the store promises to be a source of education for customers dedicated to healthy eating habits.
The 11,000-square-foot concept, touted as an indoor farmers market, was proposed in 2016 as a store that would be under the umbrella of Raley’s brand, but operated independently. Since then, the former site of an office furniture store has undergone extensive upgrades and construction. Various city officials have praised the concept as a welcome addition to Sacramento’s R Street corridor.
Since assuming a 92 percent ownership stake in West Sacramento-based Raley’s in 2015, Teel has overseen multiple company-wide initiatives to promote healthier eating habits. Those include in-store “wellness specialists” available to answer customer questions on eco-friendly products, a transition to cage-free eggs, seafood offerings from only sustainable sources, free fruit for shoppers' children under the age of 12 and eliminating private-label brand sodas, including all flavors containing high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors and flavors.
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