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Healthy convenience store opens in OregonHealthy convenience store opens in Oregon

A new model in healthy convenience launched this week with the opening of the Green Zebra Grocery in Oregon.

Christine Kapperman

October 10, 2013

3 Min Read
Healthy convenience store opens in Oregon

The first of three planned Green Zebra Grocery healthy convenience stores opened this week in Portland, Ore.

Founder Lisa Sedlar left her CEO position with New Seasons Market to pursue her 10-year vision. It has attracted not only the attention of the communities she serves but the investment community, including angel investors backing their first brick-and-mortar. Read more about the investment buzz in the story linked below.

Take a look at the new store in this coverage from Oregon media.

Green Zebra Grocery opens in Kenton 

Green Zebra Grocery opens in Kenton (video) October 10, 2013 · The Oregonian - OregonLive.com · At 5,600 square feet, Green Zebra is roughly one-sixth the size of an average grocery store, but its shelves are lined densely together. You can find plenty of fixings to assemble a dinner -- there’s a meat counter and several aisles that look no different than other groceries -- but the store emphasizes convenience, too. You can grab a quick snack or meal faster than you could find parking nearby during the grand opening.
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Here's The Oregonian's video coverage of the opening:

About the Author(s)

Christine Kapperman

Senior Content Director, New Hope Network

As the senior content director at New Hope Network, Christine Kapperman combines her 20-year journalism background with her passion for business to cover the natural products industry for newhope.com and Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine. She also led content at worldteanews.com. She loves tracking (and tasting) trends as she shares what’s next to show up in cups, plates and in pantries across the United States.

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