Trader Joe's to open first Louisiana store in Baton Rouge
POSTED: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 2:53pm
UPDATED: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 2:58pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — The grocery store chain, Trader Joe's announced Friday plans to break ground on their first Louisiana based venture in the city of Baton Rouge.
The store, which will be located at 3535 Perkins Road inside the Acadian Village (corner of Perkins Road and Acadian Thruway), is set to open up in 2013.
Plans for the space call for a store approximately 13,000 square feet. Groundbreaking for the new location is planned for sometime in 2012.
Trader Joe’s is a chain of neighborhood grocery stores featuring imported and domestic foods and beverages. The store began in 1958 in the Los Angeles area. Since then, Trader Joe’s has expanded to more than 370 stores in 33 states