The new Longboat Key Publix is the chain's newest prototype, which includes a wider floor plan and more opportunity to browse the store.
The offerings of the new store include an enhanced international products selection.
A seating area with free Wi-Fi is located near the deli and salad bar.
The Longboat Key Publix features a variety of bulk products such as nuts and candy.
Assistant Store Manager Amanda Cypners stocks spices in preparation for the store's new opening.
Deli clerk Kristina Pepin arranges cheeses in the storeâ€™s more than 100 varieties of cheeses from the United States and around the world. The staff will include a certified cheese specialist.
Deli Retail Improvement Specialist Connie Pittman and Deli Manager Linda Montgomery plan for the salad bar at the new store.
The wine department offers an enhanced selection, including fine wines made with organic grapes, and a chiller that allows customers to pop in a bottle and return after shopping to their chilled selection.