Harris-Teeter has more than 230 stores in seven states as well as in the District of Columbia. It was founded in 1960 by two grocers from North Carolina, W.T. Harris and Willis Teeter. Aside from its retail stores, the company also operates grocery, frozen food and perishable distribution centers in North Carolina. Its head office is located in Matthews, North Carolina. It has more than 28,000 employees.
The company has gone through numerous mergers. In 1984, it was merged with Greensboro, N.C.-based supermarket chain Food World. Four years later, it acquired 42 supermarkets under the Big Star Name. In the 90s, it acquired the Borden Dairy Plant that greatly increased its dairy product production.
In 2014, Harris-Teeter and The Kroger Company merged, bringing the former’s customer service orientation, strong management and company values to the platform of one of the largest grocery retailers in the world.
Harris-Teeter has been known through the years for the great shopping experience that it affords to its customers. Most of its stores have high, white ceilings and decors that would make them feel they’re at a neighborhood market.
Harris-Teeter Deli and Harris-Teeter Bakery
Another characteristic of Harris-Teeter stores that has endeared it to its loyal customers is the 24/7 availability of prepared foods from its delis. You can order for party platters for a family gathering or a business meeting. You can also order for other foods like sushi, soups, salads, sandwiches and cakes from on-site delis and bakeries.
You can grab a bite of Harris-Teeter deli subs and sandwiches. You can choose from four subs—cold half sub, hot half sub, whole cold sob, and whole hot sub. You can also choose your bread, dressing, filling, cheese, and toppings. Every Friday, all whole cold and hot stubs are sold at just $4.99 each if you can present the Harris-Teeter VIC card.
There’s a wide selection of perfectly prepared party platters from Harris-Teeter Delis. If you prefer chicken, you can choose from two options—Boneless Wyng tray that includes flavorful Bourbon BBQ and Buffalo boneless wyngs with blue cheese or ranch dressing; or white meat Chicken fingers. If you like shrimp, then order for the Fisherman’s Market platter that features high quality shrimp.
Harris-Teeter delis also prepare and serve deli meats and sandwiches. One of the top choices is The Entertainer party tray that includes roast beef, turkey breast, honey ham, Yellow American and Swiss Cheese. You will not regret ordering for the Boars Head Bolt Platter as well, as it features Chipotle Gouda, Blackened Turkey, Colby Jack and Blazing Buffalo Chicken.
Other great party platter choices are The Classico that has salami, Prosciutto and Provolone, Pinwheel Roll-Ups that feature roast beef, Swiss cheese and Provolone, and a sandwich/pita combo that includes choice meats and cheeses.
You can be assured that these platters only have the freshest and high quality ingredients. After all, Harris Teeter is known for advocating sustainable practices. It is part of the GreenChill program of the Environmental Protection Agency, which promotes the use of environment friendly refrigerants. The company also encourages its food suppliers to incorporate green practices in their daily operations.
And it is not only the assurance that the foods you order from Harris Teeter delis are made of the freshest ingredients. You will also love the fact that you can conveniently order through the Harris-Teeter website and pick up the platter from a store nearest your place. You can place your orders online in just a few easy steps, then head over to your designated store to pick up your orders. With the convenient online ordering facility offered by Harris-Teeter you don’t have to waste your time falling in line.
Moreover, you don’t need a computer to be able to place your order of a party platter from Harris-Teeter. You can do that on your mobile phone by installing the Harris-Teeter app on your mobile device. Said app is available on both Android and Apple devices.
Harris-Teeter has proven to be one of the most successful chains of grocery stores in the United States. And its deli-bakery sections has contributed significantly to the growth of the company by serving only the freshest and most delicious deli items like cheese, meats, salads, subs and sandwiches.