Food City to open in Wytheville

New River Valley News

ABINGDON, Va. (WFXR) – On Tuesday, officials broke ground on the new Food City on West Lee Highway in Wytheville.

The soon-to-be 44,400 square-foot supermarket is expected to open early in the summer of 2021.

“While our company has operated a Super Dollar Food Center in Wytheville for several years, we’re excited to have the opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art Food City in Wytheville. Our customers can expect to find exceptional customer service and top-quality products at the lowest possible price.”

Steven C. Smith, President and CEO of Food City

The new location will include an in-store bakery/deli, complete with a hot food bar and large 40+ café seating area as well as a pizza oven and fresh food bar that offers a variety of soup, salad and fruit selections.

Full-service meat and seafood departments will offer pre-marinated and seasoned oven-ready products as well as a complete selection of top-quality meats that are all-natural with no solutions added.

Expanded grocery and produce departments will offer a full selection of gourmet, international and specialty items.

The Food City Floral Boutique will be staffed with a designer seven days a week.

Rapid check-out service will be available for guests including five check-out lanes and eight self-check-outs.

The store will also feature a Food City Pharmacy, equipped with a private consultation room, a Food City Gas n’ Go fuel center and GoCart curbside service.

There will also be several award-winning energy-saving concepts including energy-efficient glass cooler doors, parking lot lights and refrigeration systems, motion sensors and 100-percent LED lighting as well as an open rafter ceiling design.

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