The heart of Christchurch city will now be filled with music and glamour after a contemporary new supermarket, FreshChoice City Market, opened this week.

FreshChoice City Market offers live music, an espresso bar, touchscreen technology, compostable bags and is focused on highlighting the best of Canterbury’s produce.  It is a foodies heaven and has an impressive line-up of local Christchurch products, including Peter Timbs Meats, Theo’s Fish and Divine Cakes.

The store will also cater to the rapidly growing business hub in the city, with food and beverage delivery service for businesses, along with a pick-up from store service, which will help make shopping a quick and easy process for those with limited time on their hands.

Christchurch local, and FreshChoice City Market owner, Heather Brown, said that she is delighted to finally be able to open the doors and start to showcasing and supporting some of the amazing local artisan businesses.

“We have pushed the boundaries to a new level for a supermarket experience for our shoppers and to encourage them to support Christchurch and the central city rebuild. I think shoppers will love the convenience of having their products all in one place to enjoy while doing their usual shop,” said Brown.

In addition, FreshChoice City Market promises a range of handcrafted artisan breads, hand-picked freshly-sourced produce from local farmers, and a number of fresh dinner solutions produced by their very own in-store chef.

As well as an amazing shopping experience the espresso bar will provide a range of lunchtime food and Allpress coffee.

“We hope people will enjoy their new shopping experience, whether it is city workers stopping for a quick bite, people doing their weekly shop, or those looking for specialist products."