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PriceSmart Foods brings fresh new take on authentic Asian grocery store with the opening of new store in Burnaby

The brand new store will hold its grand opening on December 19, showcasing its thousands of authentic Asian products and made-inhouse sushi, dim sum and barbecue

Burnaby, B.C., 2015-12-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The wait is over for residents of the Metrotown area of Burnaby as the brand new PriceSmart Foods opens its doors today, bringing a fresh new take on the authentic Asian grocery store to the community.

The store carries thousands of products from Asian supplier partners as well as national-brand products at good price points. It also boasts a bakery that makes Asian-style fruit buns and cakes, and a seafood service where seafood purchased in-store can be cooked by the team in any style the customer requests. The PriceSmart Foods Kitchen also offers a wide variety of Asian cuisines made fresh in-house, including sushi, dim sum and barbecue meats.

The store’s grand opening activities are slated for December 19, when customers will be treated to a traditional lion dance, performances by a local dance school, a chance to win prizes by spinning the lucky wheel, a pig roast, and of course, samples of some of what’s in store.

PriceSmart Foods president Darrell Jones, Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan and Burnaby-Deer Lake MLA Kathy Corrigan will attend the grand opening to make speeches and help cut the ribbon to officially open the store.

The grand opening event begins at 9 a.m. on December 19.

“We are so excited to be back in the Metrotown area with our incredible new store,” said PriceSmart Foods president Darrell Jones. “This store is one-of-a-kind, with a huge variety of authentic Asian products with the prices, service and high standards PriceSmart customers can trust.”

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PriceSmart Foods is part of the Overwaitea Food Group (OFG), which is the leading retail grocery chain in Western Canada. Known for customizing its stores to meet the needs of the neighbourhood, OFG has proudly provided customers with great value in innovative ways for more than 100 years.

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SOURCE: Overwaitea Food Group

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