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Hannaford to open store in Mechanic Falls

Oct. 12, 2017


Company will build a 20,000-square-foot store in community.


For Immediate Release: 
Oct. 12, 2017 

Eric Blom
News Release

Hannaford to build store in Mechanic Falls

Mechanic Falls, Maine – Hannaford Supermarkets today announced plans to build a 20,000-square-foot store at the northeast corner of the intersection of Routes 11 and 26 in Mechanic Falls.  The full-service supermarket and pharmacy is expected to open for business in late 2018.
The Mechanic Falls Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy will offer the fresh produce, meat, seafood and bakery items for which Hannaford is known, as well as a wide variety of groceries, dry goods and health & beauty products.  Customers will have access to professional pharmacists and the prescription medication they need.
"Customers in the Mechanic Falls area will find great products at low everyday prices, convenient shopping and exceptional service at their new supermarket," said Eric Blom, Hannaford spokesman. "Hannaford is excited that we will be joining the Mechanic Falls community."
As a company, Hannaford is known for its active community involvement through the Hannaford Helps charitable program. In particular, the company is known for supporting community organizations and initiatives focused on education and child development; health and wellness; and hunger relief.  It donated 23 million pounds of rescued food to local pantries and food banks last year, including 12.4 million pounds in Maine.
The company also works closely with local farmers and food producers in Maine and across its five-state market area, carrying more than 6,000 different local products overall.
Hannaford was founded in Portland, Maine in 1883.  The Mechanic Falls Hannaford will be the company's 63rd store in Maine.
About Hannaford Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 181 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Hannaford employs more than 26,000 associates. Additional information can be found at