Eleven Kroger Stores Offer Premium Halal Beef and Chicken
Shoppers have the convenience of purchasing premium Halal beef and chicken at the same stores where they acquire other foods and supplies for their families. Kroger now offers Crescent FoodsÒ grass-fed, grass-finished beef and natural premium chicken at 11 stores in southeast Michigan, Saginaw and Mount Pleasant.
Customers will find selections displayed alongside other beef and chicken in standard meat cases. Products are identifiable by their Crescent Foods label at these Kroger stores:
26499 Ford Rd., Dearborn Heights
65 S. Livernois Rd., Rochester Hills
2641 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor
27650 Grand River Rd., Novi
1905 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton
3200 Carpenter Rd., Ypsilanti
23303 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
700 N. State St., Davison
4672 State St., Saginaw
4080 E. Blue Grass Rd., Mount Pleasant
15255 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
“Kroger is pleased to provide Halal beef and chicken in response to customer requests,” said Karen Bird, meat and seafood merchandiser for The Kroger Co. of Michigan. “The ability to purchase these types of quality products at a mainstream store saves customers time and allows them to buy groceries at one location.”
Kroger carries the following Crescent Foods quality beef products, which are high in Omega 3 and low in saturated fat for a healthier choice:
- Angus stew beef
- Angus ground beef 90% lean
- Angus boneless ribeye steak
Four natural premium chicken products are also available:
- Boneless skinless chicken breasts
- Boneless skinless thighs
- Whole chicken
Crescent Foods premium beef products come from cattle allowed to graze and roam on year-round pastures. Animals are humanely handled and receive no animal by-products, hormones or antibiotics.
Chicken products result from humanely handled cage-free birds fed a 100 percent vegetarian diet without antibiotics. All birds and animals are hand harvested Halal according to the highest standards established in North America and around the world.
“We take great pride in the quality of our products,” said Amna Haq, Crescent Foods marketing director. “We strive to provide families the best possible selections for healthy and delicious meals
Kroger will consider expanding its Halal offerings based on the popularity of the new selections.
Incorporated in Michigan in 1909 and headquartered in Novi, The Kroger Co. of Michigan includes 19,000 associates, 128 Kroger stores, 65 fuel centers, 103 pharmacies and the Michigan Dairy.
Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers, employs more than 375,000 associates who serve customers in 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations. Kroger is a leader in supplier diversity and a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber's Million Dollar Club.