Maybe you’ve been shopping at one of those new Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market grocery stores that have been popping up around the state.
He already knew that the Michigan-based grocery store chain Meijer was invested, but it turns out there’s more to it than that.
“We found quite a wide variety of documents, specifically liquor licenses for the various stores,” Manes said. “All those documents suggested, and some other experts in the field … pretty much all agreed that those documents meant that Meijer not only owns but started the Fresh Thyme brand. So it’s quite a bit more than … that they just invested in it. They started the brand from the ground up.”
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