July 17, 2013 - Clarkston now has a family-owned grocery
Store Director John Schmidt, left, Bryan Neiman, and employes readied Neiman's family Market for the Grand Opening
on July 17 at 9 a.m. Photo by Andrea Beaudoin (click for larger version)
store to call its own. Neiman's Family
Market, located at 7121 Dixie Highway at
White Lake Road, officially opened its doors
to customers this morning at 9 a.m.
Neiman's offers a full service deli providing
customers with select cuts meats and
"We thrive on special requests, and our
staff will cut the meat anyway the customers
like it," said Marketing Coordinator Bethany
According to Schafer, fried chicken is a
Neiman's specialty, and will be cooked up
daily by workers.
"We like to say our fried chicken is better
than the colonel's," she insists.
Specialty food trays including gourmet
cheese spread, fiesta mix, grand garden,
shrimp cocktail, and "meat-and-greet" party
trays can also be ordered by customers for
Wine samplings are each Friday at the
store from 1-6 p.m. Schafer said employees
will offer customers unique first-to-market
beer and wines, favorite wines and Neiman's
exclusive beverages. Customers can also
choose from a large beer and wine selection
at the store.
A bulk goods section will offer a variety
of products like special candies, oats, nuts,
spices and candies. Customers can purchase
available items in large or small quantities.
"We can give them a pinch or a pound,"
For those with a sweet tooth or a special
party to plan, Neiman's bakers will also be
hard at work making donuts, fresh bread,
cupcakes, cakes and custom decorated
A flower tent at Nieman's will offer flowers,
plants and specialty items like pumpkins.
Every summer and spring, the flower department
at Neiman's will offer a wide range of
hanging flower baskets, potted plants, flats,
herbs and much more.
"We can also help with unique gift ideas,"
Store director John Schmidt said the staff
at Neiman's will always work hard for the
"We are a very family orientated business,
and work hard at community events," he said.
"That is part of belonging to the community."
Schmidt said Neiman's has already began
supporting the community and has provided
things like water and financial support to
community events like SCAMP and the
"This is a very active community," smiled
An active and successful community was
one of the reasons Neiman's choose to call
"We saw this as a perfect location because
we knew it was an area that would appreciate
a community minded grocery store,' said
Schmidt said the newly hand- picked staff
will help also work hard for the Clarkston
Neiman Family Market now includes four
locations including stores in Alpena, Tawas,
St. Clair and the newest location in Clarkson.
Neiman's will be open each day 6 a.m. to
Customers can also create an online account
at www.neimansfamilymarket.com to
browse deals and create a personalized shopping
The site includes thousands of recipes in
many different food categories from meals
with 300 calories or less, seafood, chicken,
beef, family favorites, specialty kid's dishes
to everyday dinner ideas.
The web site also provides recipe ideas
for diabetes management, heart health and
gluten free recipes, party twirls, fresh fruits,
fingerettes and party mix.