Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market is a specialty gourmet food retailer in the United States
with six grocery stores. The company headquarters is in Parsippany, New Jersey.Balducci's was the first company in New York City
to sell premium quality foods with a butcher, fishmonger, delicatessen and greengrocer all in the same store. It became a model for specialty markets all over the city.
The new flagship store on Eighth Avenue at 14th Street in Manhattan
opened in December 2005.Following its opening, Local 1500 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union began protesting outside the store against the non-unionized status of employees.