Greenfield apparently missed its ALDI Food Store.
Within 15 minutes of the store’s grand reopening at 4225 S. 108th Street, several dozens of customers lined the expanded shopping aisels, picked out produce and made their way through check out lanes.
Many of those customers enjoyed free samples of candy, cookies and other goodies.
“We’re pleased that we’re able to offer a larger store to our customers in this community where we see opportunities for long-term relationships and partnerships,” said Chris Hewitt, Vice President of ALDI’s Oak Creek Division, which services 63 stores throughout Wisconsin and Illinios.
“It’s an excellent community, and an excellent site with great traffic numbers for us.”
Hewitt said the new store is approximately 20 percent larger than the previous store, . The store is more spacious than its older version, has higher ceilings that allow more natural lighting and more space dedicated to fresh meat and produce, Hewitt said.
“When we look at the demographics of the location, we knew this was an area we wanted to have a store for quite a long period of time into the future,” Hewitt said. “We knew this was the right spot for us. Looking at the old facility, we found some opportunities to make improvements for our customers.”
Several local dignitaries attended the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony, including Greenfield Mayor Michael Neitzke, Representatives Jeff Stone and Peggy Krusick, Fire Chief Jon Cohn, several Greenfield Chamber of Commerce members and others. Many participated in a taste-testing event that pitted ALDI exclusive brands against national brands.