Discount food retailer Grocery Outlet has opened a new store in Santee, which is the 11th location in San Diego County for the Emeryville-based company.
A company statement said a formal opening ceremony is planned for Nov. 12 at 9759 Mission Gorge Road. The store, the first Grocery Outlet in Santee, is independently owned and operated by husband and wife team Stan and Terry Fiddelke.
Grocery Outlet was founded in 1946 and has more than 230 locations in California and five other states.
Most of its stores are independently owned and operated by locally based families and carry discounted items including frozen foods, fresh meat and produce, packaged dry groceries, health and beauty items and over-the-counter drugs.