How to Tell if Fruit is Ripe

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When searching through the produce section, you know that you want fruit that is ripe. But, what exactly does it mean for fruit to be ripe? The ripening process of fruit is basically the conversion of starch to sugar. When fruit is early in the ripening process, it is very starchy, which causes it to […]

The Different Ways to Grill a Steak

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Grilling a steak is nothing short of an art form. There are various methods and techniques practiced when grilling a steak, and people’s tastes and preferences vary widely. You have undoubtedly been in a situation where you have been asked, “how do you want your steak?,” to which you may have replied something like “medium […]

Market Basket Gives Away $20,000 in Groceries

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FOUR TEXAS RESIDENTS WILL SHARE $10,000 PRIZE June 12, 2013 – Nederland, TX – Market Basket and Coca Cola will present four Texas residents with $10,000 in groceries in celebration of their 52nd Anniversary in May. The Grand Prize winner, Alan M. of Beaumont, will receive $8000, Melissa L. of Beaumont will receive $1000, and […]

Re-Opening of West Central Stores

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Nederland, TX – Market Basket proudly announces the renovation and remodeling of four stores in the West Central Louisiana towns of Many, Toledo Town, Zwolle and Mansfield. All four stores were previously part of the Big Star grocery chain acquired by Market Basket in November 2011. Since then, Market Basket has been working to update […]

Four Texas Residents Will Share $10,000 Prize

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Market Basket and Coca Cola will present four Texas residents with $10,000 in groceries in celebration of their 51st Anniversary in May. The grand prize winner, Marilyn G. of Beaumont, will receive $8000, Dorothy B. will receive $1000, and both Denise S. and Clara W. will each receive $500. Thousands of entries were received in […]

Four Louisiana Residents Will Share $10,000 Prize

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Market Basket and Coca Cola presented four Louisiana residents with $10,000 in groceries in celebration of their 51st Anniversary in May. The grand prize winner, Ethel H. of Many, will receive $8000, Shayla B. will receive $1000, and both Pam L. and Claude C. will each receive $500. Thousands of entries were received in Louisiana […]

Lavaca Heats Up With A New Smokehouse And Some Cardinal Pride

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Market Basket proudly announces the complete renovation and remodeling of their Lavaca store near Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. Not only has the inside of the store been remodeled to reflect“Cardinal Pride,” the outside of the store also displays that same pride in Lamar University. The most popular part of the newly remodeled location is […]

Market Basket Acquires Big Star Supermarkets

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Market Basket is excited to announce the acquisition of Big Star Supermarkets in West Central Louisiana. The ownership change occurred in November 2011 and added four stores to Market Basket’s family, bringing the total to 35 stores across two states. Additionally, the purchase moves Market Basket into a new region and continues the growth and […]

Grand Opening in Leesville

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Market Basket held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, August 10th at heir brand new 41,786 square foot store in Leesville, Louisiana. The new Market Basket store, located at 9058 Shreveport Highway, will have greatly increased general merchandise with the addition of several new departments. There is a greater selection of fresh produce, meats, frozen foods […]

Market Basket Awards 50th Anniversary Grand Prize to Mark Rasberry

Left to Right: Mark Rasberry, Steve Cormier, Skylar Thompson, Roger Hebert, Melinda Mabile

Skylar Thompson, President of Market Basket Foods, presented Mark Rasberry of Sulphur, Louisiana with the keys to a brand new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, as the winner of Market Basket’s 50th Anniversary Grand Prize drawing. The contest, co-sponsored by Grocers Supply / Parade, featured another one of the largest single prizes given away by the grocery […]