DENVER, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage ® (NYSE: NGVC) is announcing the grand re-opening of its Littleton store, which will be located just north of the corner of Coal Mine and S. Kipling. The store officially opens its doors August 27th.
"Natural Grocers has come a long way since my family opened its first one-room store over fifty years ago," said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers Co-President. "We can't wait to showcase our expansive new facility to the shoppers that have made us successful over the years. We'll have space to host our free nutritional education seminars, a kitchen for cooking demos and a community room for neighbors to meet and relax in."
Natural Grocers, based in Colorado, offers free health coaching to its customers—including individualized nutrition sessions, meal planning, and other guidance about nutrition and health. Every Natural Grocers supports a full time credentialed Nutritional Health Coach(SM) and all staff are trained to help shoppers find products and resources to support optimal health. The company also offers free seminars, guest speakers and cooking demonstrations for the community (schedule: http://www.naturalgrocers.com/nutrition/nutrition-seminars).Natural Grocers offers only natural and organic products on its shelves. Shoppers will find only USDA-certified organic produce and meats from animals raised naturally without the use of antibiotics or hormones. The affordable grocery chain also offers an extensive natural dietary supplement and body care department, and a large selection of gluten-free and other special dietary need products. Natural Grocers is equally as well known for what it does not sell: it do not sell any foods that contain artificial ingredients such as colors, sweeteners, flavors, preservatives, hydrogenated oils, or produce grown with synthetic pesticides. (See: "What We Won't Sell and Why.") The Natural Grocers store in Littleton will be opening at its regular time, 8:56 a.m. and closing at 8:04 pm from Monday through Saturday, and on Sunday will be opening at 9:56 a.m. and closing at 7:06 p.m. The original Ken Caryl store will remain open through August 26th. The new store address is 6475 S Kipling, Littleton, CO 80127. About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC), founded in Colorado by Margaret & Philip Isely in 1955, was built on the premise that consumers should have access to affordable, high-quality foods and dietary supplements, along with nutrition knowledge to help them support their own health. The family-run store has since grown into a successful national chain with locations across Colorado, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Missouri, New Mexico, Montana, Kansas, Idaho, Nebraska, Arizona and Oregon—employing over 1900 employees. The company went public in July 2012; however, Isely family members continue to manage the company, building on the foundation of their parents' business. Natural Grocers' popularity and success can be traced back to its founding principles: providing customers with high quality products at every day affordable prices. SOURCE Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage