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Portland grocer acquires New Leaf Markets

Original post made on Nov 13, 2013

New Leaf Community Markets, which has a store in Pleasanton's Vintage Hills shopping center, announced Tuesday that it has been acquired by Portland-based New Seasons Market.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 10:56 PM

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Posted by Lia Tracy
a resident of Kottinger Ranch
on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:03 am

I am so happy New Leaf is in Pleasanton. Although I had wished for a Whole Foods Market, I found that I enjoy shopping at New Leaf even more! Their meat counter (grass fed beef) is amazing and they even have a wonderful bakery that offers delicious and unique indiviual sized deserts. Where else can you find NON-GMO corn chips? The most important thing though is the "small town" feeling this store offers. They support our local community even by having a local professional knife sharpener (he sharpened my Wusthof knives and fixed the tip of one of them) at their store on Monday afternoon. Here's to hoping this new merger continues to support our local community!


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Posted by I like New Leaf
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:27 am

I like the store a lot; it's beautiful inside and the employees are nice. The grass fed beef is really good, but the fish doesn't turn over quickly enough. I had that fishy smell in my house for two days after cooking a meal so I have returned to Gene's Fine Foods for my seafood purchases. And this isn't the first time this has happened so I hope to see some improvement in this area of the store.


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Posted by Fewer Loons
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:52 am

I really like that New Leaf has opened in Pleasanton. I now have to put up with fewer loons (left wing, organic, enviro, etc.) when shopping at Raley's and Safeway. Also, cut down on the congestion at Trader Joe's.


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Posted by john
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Lia,

I like New Leaf too, and I enjoy their lunch specials, but I don't understand why someone would want "ON-GMO corn chips".


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