press release

January 16, 2013

Contact:
Christopher Brand
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GIANT FOOD STORES INTRODUCES DI BRUNO BROS. CHEESE SHOP TO CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Specialty Food Favorite Opens in Camp Hill GIANT on January 24

Carlisle, PA – GIANT Food Stores, in partnership with Philadelphia food icon Di Bruno Bros., is opening a brand new cheese and specialty food shop for Central Pennsylvania customers. Located within the GIANT Super Food Store at 3301 Trindle Road in Camp Hill, Di Bruno Bros. Cheese Shop will open for business on Thursday, January 24 at 11 a.m. with an official Parmigiano Reggiano cracking to mark the occasion.

“We are thrilled to welcome the celebrated Di Bruno Bros. to our Camp Hill Super Store,” said Rick Herring, President, GIANT Food Stores. “By partnering with Di Bruno Bros, we’ll be introducing our customers to an amazing variety of high quality, innovative specialty foods and products from Philadelphia’s authentic cheese experts.”

Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Di Bruno Bros. Cheese Shop features a selection of fine imported foods, offering more than 125 varieties of homemade, national, and international cheeses and nearly 60 kinds of cured meats and antipasti. Customers will also find crackers, jams, jellies, oils, and sauces. Di Bruno Bros. culinary pioneers– knowledgeable and passionate associates – are available to educate customers on cheese selections and help them discover unique meal or snack pairings and product preparation.

“While we have grown significantly within the Philadelphia market, we are excited to expand our business and the Di Bruno Bros. legacy into Central Pennsylvania,” said Bill Mignucci, Jr., President, Di Bruno Bros. “This partnership will allow us to share our spirit of culinary pioneering with GIANT customers so that they too can enjoy the vast world of cheese and the numerous accompaniments available to create delicious and interesting pairings every day.”

Di Bruno Bros. has a significant history in the specialty foods market and has always strived to stay ahead of the curve by continuing to explore and discover culinary trends and developments in the food industry. Established in 1939 by Danny, Joe, and Thomas Di Bruno, the company began as a small grocery store on 9th Street in Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market district, where the Di Bruno Bros. flagship store is still located today.

The company prides itself on being a specialty food company involved in all aspects of the business including: importing & exporting, wholesaler & retailer, prepared foods & catering, and manufacturing. The Camp Hill GIANT will mark the fifth retail shop and first in Central Pennsylvania for Di Bruno Bros., which has previously been honored with the “Retailer of the Year” award by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade.

About Di Bruno Bros.

Established in 1939 in Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market, Di Bruno Bros. offers the highest quality, innovative specialty foods and products, served with exceptional customer care. They are culinary-obsessed pioneers and passionate foodies who strive to exceed customer expectations through quality, innovation, education and service. Visit www.DiBruno.com for more information.

About GIANT/MARTIN’S

Headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 31,000 associates. Founded in 1923, GIANT and MARTIN’S have a long-standing commitment to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children in addition to working with hundreds of local organizations annually. The company was recognized for its leadership in the fight against hunger with the Golden Grocer Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN’S are Ahold companies. For more information visit www.GiantFoodStores.com and www.MartinsFoods.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/giantfoodstores and facebook.com/martinsfoods.

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