The Fresh Market opens in Ghent

The newest grocery store in the Ghent section of Norfolk had its grand opening Wednesday. (Photo credit: The Fresh Market)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — 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.

PHOTOS: The Fresh Market opens in Ghent 

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

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