Gordon Food Service will open a grocery store in Memphis in August

Gordon Food Service will open its first grocery store in the Memphis area in August, according to the company’s website.

The Michigan-based retailer, which operates grocery stores across the country, will occupy the space at 1460 Union Ave., at the corner of Union and McNeil Street.

The website did not provide an exact opening date and Gordon did not respond to a request for further details on Monday.

Gordon will offer a selection of seasonal produce, freshly popped popcorn, hot entrees and a full-service deli offering meats, cheeses and salads by the pound.

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Gordon Food Service Store on Union Avenue in Midtown on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

According to the website, the store will offer online ordering with pickup ready within two hours for individual customers and same-day delivery for business customers.

In addition to the store, which requires no membership for the public, Gordon serves as a food distributor for restaurants, hospitals and schools.

The Midtown location will be the company’s first in Memphis and fifth in Tennessee. Gordon operates over 175 stores across the country and expanded into Canada in 1993.

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