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No longer a "food desert"

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Mitch Klein, vice president of retail services for Krasdale Foods, is a task force member. He is photographed at The Food Depot Supermarket in Newark.
Mitch Klein, vice president of retail services for Krasdale Foods, is a task force member. He is photographed at The Food Depot Supermarket in Newark.

Newark's Central Ward has another supermarket; something which hasn't happened in over 20 years.

The Food Depot Supermarket opened in late-February and is located along First Street.

The New Jersey Food Marketing Task Force is calling for financing supermarkets in "food deserts," which are urban and rural undeserved locations. Andrew Kitchenman's article discusses the issues of opening supermarkets in these areas and spoke with task force members and those in the supermarket industry on the progress being made.

Photos of The Food Depot Supermarket:

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