LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Healthy, convenient selections offered at Shaw’s
I am the manager at the Star Market located on 22 Sidney Street in Cambridge, and I read every issue of The Tech. After reading the article “Wandering the Aisles” from the most recent issue (Sept. 27), I realized that we at Shaw’s take for granted that all students are aware of the services and information that we provide to our customers. Students are a very important part of our business at my location and we are always looking to make their lives easier. We have a smarter eating program, Nutrition IQ, that is attached to the price dangler or sign that identifies the healthy benefits of that item. Feel free to check it out on our website, www.shaws.com/nutritioniq, or download the nutrition iQ app. On our website, we also offer quick and easy recipes that range from all food groups. We recently expanded our Wild Harvest department, where you can find organic and gluten-free items. This area is located across from the meat department and has green shelves to differentiate these items in the store. We provide a free bus shuttle to the store on Saturdays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. that makes stops throughout the campus. This year we just started to offer a five percent discount for all MIT students when they show their student ID. My evening manager, Jason Hassett, is very knowledgeable and he works most evenings, 4 p.m to 12 p.m. Please feel free to use him as a resource for any of your shopping assistance. If there is anything you would like us to improve on to make your shopping experience better please feel free to contact me directly at the store or ask to speak to me in person on your next visit.
Steve Perruzzi Star Market, Store Director