About Us

Sister & brother, Julie Needler Anderson and Michael Needler, Jr.

Germantown Fresh Market is part of the Fresh Encounter Family of Companies.  Fresh Encounter, Inc. operates stores throughout Ohio, Indiana and northern Kentucky under a variety of banners, including Great Scot, Community Markets, Sack n Save, King Saver, Save A Lot, Germantown Fresh Market, Remke Markets, Chief Supermarkets and Needler’s Fresh Market.    

Fresh Encounter, Inc. is owned by Ohio third generation grocers, Michael S. Needler, Jr. and Julie N. Anderson.  “Our stores truly represent who we are as a family and as an operator”, said Michael Needler, Jr., CEO of Fresh Encounter, Inc.  “My sister, Julie, and I have grown up in the grocery business and look forward to bringing our genuine family values to the markets we serve.  I know customers will experience the pride we feel serving our friends and neighbors every day.”Our mission is to DELIGHT our customers, NOURISH our communities, and INSPIRE pride in our teams.