Residents and Media Invited to Celebrate Grand Opening of Orem’s First Ever Trader Joe’s

 July 27th celebration to include music, mascots, tastings and giveaways

WHAT: The wait is over! Trader Joe’s Orem will officially open its doors to customers on Friday, July 27th at 8am. A brief grand opening ceremony will take place moments before the grand opening, and the celebration will continue throughout the day with live music, food tastings, a balloon artist, giveaways and more. Store Captain Marjorie Huff —a nearly 16-year veteran of the company, and Trader Joe’s Crew Members will be on hand to greet customers. The new store will be the 3rd Trader Joe’s location in Utah, and the 479th TJ’s store in the U.S., overall. Open from 8am-9pm daily, the store will feature murals that highlight such landmarks as Bridal Veil Falls and Mount Timpanogos, as well as Orem’s history.

WHO:             Store Captain (manager) Marjorie Huff, Crew Members and City Officials

WHEN:           Friday, July 27, 2018

7:55am Ceremony begins

8:00am Store opens for business

WHERE:         440 East Park Avenue, Orem, Utah 84097

About Trader Joe’s:

Trader Joe’s is a chain of neighborhood grocery stores committed to providing value to its customers—great, high quality foods and beverages at great prices. Trader Joe’s ( was founded in 1958 in the Los Angeles area.  Since then, Trader Joe’s has expanded from one store to more than 478 stores in 41 states and Washington, DC.  Trader Joe’s stores carry an extensive array of domestic and imported foods and beverages, including artisan breads, Arabica bean coffees, international frozen entrées, 100% juices, fresh crop nuts, deli items, vitamins, and more, including staples like milk and eggs. Trader Joe’s buyers travel the world, searching for unique products at a great value.  In order for an item to be sold at Trader Joe’s it must endure the scrutiny of a discerning tasting panel. Thousands of items are sampled each year, in an effort to identify products that appeal to both the culinary adventurer and the microwave aficionado. Trader Joe’s introduces approximately a dozen new items every month, heightening the store’s adventurous appeal.