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Lunds and Byerly's are supermarkets under common ownership in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul region of Minnesota. Exterior appearance of typical American supermarket (a Safeway) A supermarket or grocery store is a store that sells a wide variety of food. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Lakes Motto: En Avant Location Location in Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Ramsey County, Minnesota Founded 1851 Incorporated 1854 County Ramsey County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 145. ... Official language(s) English Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ...

Lunds was founded as Hove's in the early twentieth century at the corner of Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis. Russell Lund, Sr., an employee, took an equity stake in the cheese and cracker deparment in 1922 and after founding a popcorn business, a larger stake in 1939. The chain took the Lunds name in 1964. Uptown is a neighborhood in southwestern Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Popcorn popped Popcorn or popping corn is a type of maize which puffs up when it is heated in oil or by dry heat. ...

The first Byerly's opened in 1968 in Golden Valley, Minnesota by Don Byerly. Byerlys is an up-scale supermarket located in and around the Twin Cites area. ... Golden Valley is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. ...

Lunds and Byerly's are a high-end supermarket chain which provide additional services, like loading the car with groceries, not found at other stores in the area.

In 1997 Lunds merged with Byerly's.

As of 2006 there are 8 Lunds stores and 11 Byerly's in the Twin Cities area. 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Lunds Market website
  • Byerly's website

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Lund [lɵnd] is a municipality and city in Scania in southernmost Sweden.
On December 4 in 1676 it was defended at the Battle of Lund, one of the bloodiest battles fought in Scandinavia.
Lund University, established in 1666, is one of Sweden's largest, although the city is relatively small.
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