About Almsted's Fresh Market

                Conveniently Located in the Heart of Crystal!

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At Almsted's Fresh Market, every individual is important to us! The Almsted family has owned and operated their store for more than 20 years and are proud to be a part of the local community.

Our store is the perfect size for a quick stop for one or two items, or shopping for the whole week! Everyone loves the bakery items made fresh in our store, and busy people on-the-go appreciate the convenience of our deli for a quick lunch or dinner.

We also offer many other services in the store for your convenience. Can't find what you're looking for? Ask one of our dedicated staff members. We're always happy to help. We want your shopping experience to be easy and enjoyable.

Meet Clover!


Why is There a Cow in our Store?

Meet Clover! She is a member of our Almsted's family, adored by employees and customers alike. Clover is not just any ordinary cow. She's udderly amazing! Clover has a message she wants to share with you but you have to come visit her to find out what it is. She is hiding somewhere in our store. Do you think you will be able to spot her?

Here's a hint: Clover is located near something she makes, do you know what that is?

Best in 2018


For the sixth year in a row, our customers have voted Almsted's Fresh Market the best locally owned grocery store. Thank you for helping us make Almsted's a great place to shop. The location of our store and the friendliness of our staff are what makes Almsted's so loved among our customers. And the delicious aromas coming from our scratch bakery and homestyle deli are hard to walk away from.

We like helping you bring good things to your table and serving our community, it's at the heart of what we do. Every day we strive to provide the best in quality, price, selection and service to all our customers. Our special features include an in-store scratch bakery, a home-style deli, plus the freshest dairy, meats, and produce available.

If there's something we can do to serve you better, we want to know! Contact us with questions or comments by clicking the link below, we'd love to hear from you! Don't forget to sign up to receive our Weekly Ad and special notifications.

Thank you to all our customers! We appreciate you!

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Almsted's in the News...

August 29, 2018 - Almsted's Fresh Market is here to stay   SunPost(Crystal/Robbinsdale)


Oct. 17, 2016 - Channel 12, Convenience of Neighborhood Grocery Store

March 2016 - West Metro Food Drive

Dec. 24, 2015 - Featured on Channel 12

May 23, 2015 - Crystal Frolics Button Drawings Begin June 6

May 20, 2015 - Jail & Bail Event Raises Money for Crystal Crime Prevention

Nov. 26, 2014 - Shoppers Stock Up On Last Minute Thanksgiving Items

June 26, 2013 - Program Offers Low-Income Families More Fruits & Vegetables

March 12, 2013 - MN State Lottery commercial with former Twins Manager Tom Kelly at our store!

Nov. 19, 2012 - A Special Thank You from Honeywell & Forest Elementary

August 28, 2012 - Minnesota Grocer's Association Holds 24th Annual Best Bagger Contest

July 21, 2012 - Y.O.U. Car Wash

July 3, 2012 - Mobile spay and neuter clinic to make Crystal stop

June 26, 2012 - Local businesses receive Efficiency Partner Awards

May 16, 2012 - Crystal Business Association Jail & Bail 2012

May 11, 2012 - Golden Valley Girl's Softball

 March 15, 2012 - Empty Bowls Robbinsdale Area Schools Succeed Because Of Sponsors & Donors

August 1, 2011 - Crystal neighborhood grocery store thrives in era of big box stores 

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