There could soon be another player in the specialty grocery store arena in Mishawaka.
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a Chicago-based store, specializes in organic, natural health foods and submitted plans to open at 5518 Grape Road, Market Basket for the South Bend Tribune reports. That’s less than one mile from Whole Foods Market.
The company signed a lease for its space in Wilshire Plaza after months in the making, Market Basket reports, and has filed engineering and architecture plans.
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There will be two stores near Indy set to open near the end of summer, according to Market Basket.
Much of the produce at Fresh Thyme is locally grown and most is organic, according to the company’s website. It also offers gluten-free and vegan options.
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There are multiple locations already open in Indiana, including one in Fort Wayne and one in Lafayette, according to the company website.