Our Story

20 Team Members Smiling At Store Opening

From humble beginnings to big things

Established by Ben Raitses in 1994, the company has grown from a small fruit and vegetable stand into Produce Warehouse, then Best Yet Market, and finally the regional chain Best Market we know and love today. The company has stores in New York and is headquartered in Bethpage, New York.

Best Market focuses on fresh foods, especially produce, meat, seafood, deli, dairy, and bakery items, as well as traditional grocery store items. Its offerings also include large selections of craft beer and wood smoked barbecue in some stores.

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Our Core Values

Best Market Kid Giving Thumbs UpCommunity Focused

We do our absolute best to support the communities we serve. Whether its by promoting local vendors in store, sponsoring local events and organizations, hosting food donation campaigns or providing food and refreshments at events within the community, we’re always happy to help!



Polaroid of Happy Team Members Holding Basket Of Fruit with "Great Rated Great Place To Work" LogoWe Have A Team Mentality

Our team brings our super! Amazing! Wow! experience to your community and we appreciate them greatly for it! Apart from full benefits and growth opportunities, employees enjoy discounts, fishing trips, barbecues, sporting events, lunches & more. Learn more about our company culture and values here!



We Are Best In Fresh!Quality Comes First

The focus is fresh: whether its produce, meat, seafood, deli, dairy, bakery or traditional grocery items, customers can trust that each store’s quick pace and rapid replenishment means it’s the freshest around. We source products from around the world and locally to bring you a selection that can’t be beat!