Stop & Shop promotes local produce

PURCHASE, N.Y. — Stop & Shop is relaunching a program designed to promote locally grown produce, the chain said.

Stop & Shop, owned by Ahold USA, said the Local Route program guides customers to locally grown produce while they shop, highlighting local farms and featured fresh items in the produce departments.

The chain also participates in Jersey Fresh, Connecticut Grown, Grown on Long Island and Harvest New England.


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