Kings Food Markets announced the grand reopening of its North Hoboken location, the brand's Fresh Ideas concept store, perfect for young professionals and urban dwellers who want easy access to fresh, high-quality food.

An upscale chain with 25 stores throughout New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, Kings provides customers with a unique shopping experience paired with the highest quality foods. From locally sourced, organically grown produce, to hand-selected cheeses from over 20 countries, to chef-crafted prepared foods, Kings seeks to bring exceptional gourmet items to shoppers in all of the company's locations. The in-store experience is enhanced by Kings' associates, all of whom are passionate about food and eager to help customers create the perfect meal.

"At Kings, we share our love of food with our customers, and we're thrilled to reopen our North Hoboken store, which has been renovated to offer our customers an enhanced shopping experience," says Judy Spires, President and CEO of Kings Food Markets. "Our goal is for customers to discover those moments in our stores where inspiration strikes, whether it's finally finding a rare ingredient, creating a delicious menu using recipes from Kings' chefs, or knowing they can rely on pairing suggestions and preparation tips from our associates. The enhancements to our North Hoboken store deliver on our commitment to make every encounter with Kings Food Markets a memorable one."

The North Hoboken store will now offer shoppers an expanded produce department, with a wide variety of organic and locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. The store also features a new pizza oven serving homemade, Neapolitan-style pizza, an expanded salad bar, a grain bar and freshly made sushi. Shoppers at the South Hoboken store will continue to enjoy the combination of high-quality, everyday items and rare finds that they have come to know and rely on from Kings.

To celebrate the reopening of the North Hoboken store, street teams will be on-site handing out free gourmet samples during the following dates and times:

Friday, October 12 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 13 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 14 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, October 15 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Kings recently completed a brand relaunch in an effort to meet the ever-changing needs and demands of its customers, both current and prospective. The relaunch was marked by the introduction of a newly redesigned website ( as well as grand reopenings of its Bedminster and Livingston, NJ stores, and the opening of its first-ever Connecticut Store in Old Greenwich. Additional reopenings are slated to take place throughout 2012 and 2013.