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Natural Grocers to open first store in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Oct. 27
First 60 customers will each receive a gift card worth up to $100

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers will open its third store in Utah on Tuesday, Oct. 27. The store, which opens at 8 a.m., is located at 645 East 400 South, Suite A, in Salt Lake City. 

Natural Grocers celebrates 60th anniversary.

As part the of the Oct. 27 grand opening, #NaturalGrocersSaltLakeCity will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:55 a.m. and will then distribute mystery gift cards to the first 60 customers in line. Gift cards will be in the amount of $5, $10, $25, $50 and $100. Customers won't know the amount of their gift card until they check out. The store will also offer a tasting of healthy and delicious food from its Paleo Wraps class.

Grand Opening Celebration

The opening of the Salt Lake City store begins with a live musical performance by the band Gorgeous Gourds from 7:30 a.m.10:30 a.m., followed by a series of free, grand opening celebrations, including food tastings, cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes with nutrition experts. All activities will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Saturday, Oct. 31: A Taste of Fall
  • Saturday, Nov. 7: Taste the Difference Food Standards Make
  • Saturday, Nov. 14: Gluten-Free Holiday Fair
  • Saturday, Nov. 21: Paleo Fair

Natural Grocers will provide the Salt Lake City community with fresh produce that is exclusively USDA Certified Organic, as well as other healthy, affordable, organic and natural products. The store will feature a mix of national brands and locally-grown, raised and manufactured products from Utah in a small, neighborhood market environment. The Salt Lake City store will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public. Natural Grocers Salt Lake City will be open 7 days a week.

What to Expect from Natural Grocers

Family-run Natural Grocers was built on the premise that consumers should have access to affordable, high-quality foods and dietary supplements, along with nutrition knowledge to help support their own health. The company operates 103 stores in 18 states.

For more information, visit the Salt Lake City store website. Join the #NaturalGrocers social conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) ( is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of organic and natural groceries, body care and dietary supplements. The company offers a flexible, neighborhood-store format, affordable prices and free, science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. Natural Grocers has over 2,700 employees and operates more than 100 stores in 18 states. Founded in Colorado in 1955, the company is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015.

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