SALT LAKE CITY — Trader Joe's has signed a lease to open its first Utah store in Salt Lake City with a target opening date in the fourth quarter of 2012, a news release stated. The Salt Lake store will be located at 634 E. 400 South.

Founded in 1958, the California-based grocery store today includes more than 370 stores in 32 states.

Trader Joe's carries an extensive array of domestic and imported foods and beverages including fresh-baked artisan breads, Arabica bean coffees, international frozen entrées, 100 percent juices, fresh crop nuts, deli items, and vitamins and supplements, as well as the basics, like milk and eggs.

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