|DENVER and DENTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage® (NYSE: NGVC) is opening its newest location in Denton, Texas on January 22nd. The Denton store at 110 West University Dr. will be the company’s 12th Texas location, joining stores across Texas including Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Midland and Temple.
Natural Grocers, based in Colorado, offers only natural and organic products on its shelves: shoppers will find only USDA-certified organic produce, meats from animals raised naturally without the use of antibiotics or hormones, as well as other delicious organic and natural groceries free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and hydrogenated oils. The grocery chain also offers an extensive dietary supplement and body care department, and a large selection of gluten-free and other special dietary need products.
For more than 55 years, Natural Grocers has honored the Isely family’s founding principle to provide the highest standards in education and ingredients at every day affordable prices. Natural Grocers will not sell any products that contain artificial ingredients such as colors, sweeteners, flavors, preservatives, hydrogenated oils or produce grown with synthetic pesticides. (See: “What We Won’t Sell and Why.”) Today, the awareness of the benefits of eating natural foods is higher than ever and continues to grow, helping Natural Grocers expand to 12 states and over 60 stores.
“We’re excited to open another location here, and Denton – with its vibrant community and so many colleges in the area – is a great fit for us,” said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers Co-President. “We’re looking forward to bringing our combination of high standards and affordable prices to Denton‘s citizens and getting involved here.”
In addition, Natural Grocers checkout is 100% free of disposable shopping bags (no paper, no plastic). In the event customers forget to bring their reusable bags, Natural Grocers offers free recycled boxes or sturdy affordable totes.
Local sourcing, local community
In addition, the Denton store has a Community Room where residents can come and get a free cup of coffee or tea and use free Wi-Fi access. There is also a demo kitchen for cooking presentations and available meeting space. Contact the store, or visit the Natural Grocers website, for details of the upcoming events in the new demonstration kitchen and meeting space.
Natural Grocers will be opening at 8:56 a.m. and closing at 8:04 p.m. from Monday through Saturday, and on Sunday will be opening at 9:56 a.m. and closing at 6:06 p.m. The store phone number is (940) 387-1100.