September 18, 2023 – Brookshire Grocery Co. Acquires Three Diamond Foods Grocery Locations in Northwest Texas
TYLER, Texas, Sept. 18, 2023 – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) and Diamond Foods announced today that they have entered into an agreement under which BGC will acquire the Diamond Food Market stores in Henrietta, Mineral Wells and Aubrey, Texas. The location in Mineral Wells will be converted to a Brookshire’s and stores in Henrietta and Audrey will be converted to the Spring Market banner.
“We are very excited about this opportunity to further serve our northwest Texas neighbors,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “We are celebrating our 95th anniversary this month and are proud to have served Texas since 1928. We look forward to a great future ahead with an expanded team with these Diamond stores. Customers will recognize many friendly faces who will be joining our team to serve our customers with quality products at competitive prices along with outstanding customer service.”
After the closing, it is anticipated that each store will undergo a brief transition period with the goal of re-opening within a few days under the new BGC banner. Following the opening, each location will undergo a remodel process to bring new features and expanded offering to customers. The Food Partners acted as strategic and financial advisor to both companies in the transaction.
All current Diamond employees at these locations are being offered employment with BGC. BGC is hosting a hiring fair from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, at the Mineral Wells location to fill numerous new positions.
BGC, as a family-owned and led company, has strived to remain true to the strong values of its founder. These include remarkable customer service, clean stores, fresh products and strong community support. Through the years, BGC has grown to become a leading regional grocery retailer with 17,500 employees and more than 205 store locations in four states. Stores operate under the banners of Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market, FRESH by Brookshire’s and Reasor’s.
BGC is certified as a Great Place to Work™ since 2020. The company strives to be an employer of choice by offering professional development and comprehensive health benefit plans along with paid time off, stock ownership, a 401K retirement plan, incentives, educational scholarships and an emergency relief fund.