press release

August 2, 2017

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Carlisle, PA. (July 18, 2017) - GIANT Food Stores has opened a new Beer & Wine Eatery in its Lancaster store located at 1008 Lititz Pike. This Beer & Wine Eatery provides customers an expansive selection of domestic and international wines for all tastes and budgets, as well as a wide assortment of beer, including craft, domestic and imported.

"We want to help our busy customers save time with the convenience of one-stop shopping for everything on their grocery list," said Erik Keptner, senior vice president of sales, merchandising and marketing for GIANT. "Our Lititz Pike Beer & Wine Eatery features a variety of both beer and wine for customers to pair with our many food offerings."

Lititz Pike customers will find a vast selection of domestic, imported and craft beers coupled with varieties of wine in the Beer & Wine Eatery. Customers currently have a "mix-a-six" option where they can create their own six packs from a variety of craft beers. Customers can also choose from eat-in and take-out selections offered, including sandwiches, wraps, subs and salads, and a wide selection of other beverages.

The new eatery seats 30 and is open Monday - Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

GIANT enforces a 100% proof-of-age policy for both beer and wine sales. Cashiers will ask for proper identification - a valid driver's license, passport or military identification card - from any customer seeking to purchase alcohol, regardless of age.

With this grand opening, a total of 39 GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets sell beer in Pennsylvania.


GIANT/MARTIN'S is committed to working every day to help its customers save money, save time and eat well. Founded in 1923 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 33,000 associates and is a division of Ahold USA. In addition to working with hundreds of local and regional organizations annually, GIANT/MARTIN'S has a long-standing focus on efforts to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children. GIANT/MARTIN'S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children's Miracle Network hospitals. The company was also recognized as 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters. For more information visit the GIANT or MARTIN'S websites. Find GIANT and MARTIN'S on Facebook and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.