WinCo Foods, LLC announced that it will open its news discount supermarket on Thursday, January 28, at 9:00 a.m. The store is located at 231 NE Terry Lane in Grants Pass, Oregon. The store is somewhat smaller than most traditionally sized WinCo Foods stores, measuring approximately 72,000 square feet. As is traditional for WinCo Foods stores the store has a simple d├ęcor package that creates a solid, clean feel and keeps the focus on the great variety of quality products and low prices.

WinCo Foods is an employee owned discount grocery chain best known for being the supermarket low price leader in each market it serves. Store Manager, Dareck Shannon, comes to the store with 25 years of retail experience with WinCo and transfers to Grants Pass from Hillsboro, Oregon. The assistant managers are Cameran Jaskoviak and Daniel Horne, who are both experienced WinCo employees.

Dareck and his team are excited about the store opening and are particularly pleased with the quality and enthusiasm of the employees that were hired from the Grants Pass area. Eleven employees have transferred from other WinCo Foods stores and another 150 have been hired locally. The management team feels confident that the store will open with an excited and motivated crew of new employees and veterans who are anxious to meet and to begin serving their customers in Grants Pass.

The store features WinCo's "Wall of Values" at the entry, which includes special low pricing on a wide variety of popular items. The main sales floor encompasses a large fresh produce and bulk foods departments together with meat, seafood, deli and bakery service departments. The extensive bulk foods department displays over 900 items, including many natural food products, some organics, snacks, candies, cereals, flours, pastas, spices and more. WinCo employees are ready for customers to come in to see the store and to benefit from the everyday low pricing and quality that WinCo Foods is known for.

WinCo Foods is an employee owned company founded in 1967 in Boise, Idaho. WinCo operates as a regional discount supermarket company employing over 15,000 individuals and operating 105 stores and five distribution centers in the states of Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Utah, Arizona and Texas. Customers and those wanting to learn more, about our employee owned company, are encouraged to join the conversation at - an online community of hundreds of thousands of "Smart Shoppers" sharing tips, coupons, real reviews and more.