Where was the last place you went grocery shopping? If you're in the St. Cloud area it could be a number of places. Such as Coborn's, Cash Wise, ALDI, Lunds & Byerlys, Fresh Thyme Market and lets not forget Target and Walmart also have grocery sections you can shop at and there are other small stores too I'm not listing.

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Point is there are a number of places to get your groceries here, but the alleged most popular grocery store in the state of Minnesota isn't even in this area. As a matter of fact the closest location is Maple Grove. Reason I bring up this supposed "Most Popular Grocery Store" is because I came across this in Minnesota Memes on Facebook and it got me going hmmm:

So Hy-Vee is "The Most Popular Grocery Store" in Minnesota? For 2022 anyway. What do you think do you agree with that?

Here's my thing, I actually really like Hy-Vee grocery stores and do wish there was one closer. When I lived in Iowa, where Hy-Vee is based out of, I loved that grocery store. It really is an exceptional grocery store. However, is it practical to think it's the most popular since it barely reaches most parts of Minnesota. There are, I found, several near the cities area and few further south, but Maple Grove is the farthest North you will find one in our state at this time.

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I can see where Hy-Vee, being in a more populated area, like by the Twin Cities, would get a bit more foot traffic. As that is what the data is based on. But I'd be curious if that would still be the case, if an actual voting study was done throughout the whole state. Something tells me the results would be different.

Then again, I could be very wrong. But based off many of the comments on this post, people from all over the country are questioning its validity, so I'm not the only one it looks like that disagrees with their "findings". With all that said, what would you say is your favorite grocery store in Minnesota? Let me know and send a message via our app.

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