BERGEN COUNTY. N.J. -- Wegmans, which has plans to open Sept. 24 at West Grand Avenue and Mercedes Drive in Montvale (see earlier Daily Voice story HERE ) has been named the best overall grocery-store chain in the U.S.
The Rochester-based family-owned business was the highest-rated grocery chain out of more than 20 that appeared in Market Force Information's annual survey of the industry, according to Business Insider .
This is the second year in a row Wegmans has earned the top spot, beating out the ever-popular Trader Joe's.
Wegmans, known for its larger-than-average stores, is focused on variety, fresh products, and attentive customer service.
The company, founded 100 years ago, currently has 92 stores in the Northeast and is focused on expanding, with openings planned for the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Harrison, N.Y.