Super Natural Produce

Reading, PA

Leopoldo Sanchez, owner of Super Natural Produce, is expanding his business to open a new supermarket in downtown Reading, PA. Super Natural Produce III will be a full service supermarket offering fresh, affordable, healthy food and culturally-relevant Hispanic food options. 

Financing from the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative and its partner, Community First Fund, is being used to renovate a vacant building into a 17,000-sq. ft. extensive supermarket. Sanchez plans to transform the first floor of the building into a full service grocery store, and the second floor into a manufacturing and warehouse space. The second floor space will support both the supermarket and Sanchez’s distribution business, which will provide Hispanic food products to local corner stores and food service operators throughout Reading. 

Construction for Super Natural Produce III will begin in spring 2021. Once open, the store will bring high quality, affordable food to the Reading community.

Owner: Leopoldo Sanchez

Community: Reading, PA

County: Berks County

Region: Central

Geographical context: Urban

Date Funded: November 2019

Grant Amount: $50,000

 

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