Publix Logo – Publix Super Markets, Inc. (commonly known as Publix ) is a chain of supermarkets U.S. . The first settlement was founded by George W. Jenkins in 1930 in Winter Haven ( Florida ). Today its headquarters are based in Lakeland , also in Florida.
As of October 2008 employing over 140,500 people in its 1,029 retail stores, cooking schools, corporate offices, eight grocery distribution centers, and nine manufacturing plants that produce their own brand dairy products, delicatessen, a bakery and other food products. Is set in 5 states: Florida, Georgia , Alabama , Tennessee and South Carolina .Publix operates “Publix Sabor,” four supermarkets that offer products for Hispanics. It has three stores “Publix Sabor” in Miami-Dade County in Greater Miami , including the store, “Hialeah Market” in Hialeah , the store, “Miller Square Shopping Center” in Kendale Lakes , and the store “Publix Sabor Coral Way Shopping Center “in Westchester . has a Publix Sabor store, “Ventura Downs,” in Buenaventura Lakes , Osceola County in Greater Orlando .
Publix Sabor stores have bilingual employees who speak English and Spanish, wide selection of hot food and coffee. Publix Sabor offers coffee and hot food selections because many Hispanics were raised in cities with open squares with socializing and eating.