ST. LOUIS — Schnuck Markets has opened a new store concept called Schnucks Fresh, aimed at offering fresh options in small communities. 

The first Schnucks Fresh opened on Aug. 18 in Jasper, Ind., and focuses on produce, meat, seafood, deli and bakery products in a smaller-store, 18,000 square-foot format for the town of 16,000 people.  

“We’re always excited to grow and expand our business by bringing Schnucks’ fresh quality products to new customers in a new market,” said Todd Schnuck, Schnucks Chairman and CEO. “Our mission at Schnucks is to Nourish People’s Lives, and Jasper customers will soon find out that we do this by not only making sure to address the food needs of our customers but also by nurturing the communities that we serve.” 

Leading the team at Schnucks Fresh and relocating to Jasper from Columbia, Ill., is store manager Ted Walker. Walker is a 40-year grocery veteran and has been with Schnucks since 2008.  

“Customers new to Schnucks will soon find out that ‘fresh’ is what we do best, and in Jasper, it’s right there in our name.” Walker said. “We’re anxious to get this store open so that we can bring our new neighbors fresh options that they will be proud to serve to their families.”   

In partnership with Instacart, Schnucks Fresh will offer customers a curbside pickup option. Curbside customers can visit for more information and to place their orders. 

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