Supermercados Morelos Opens Fifth Store in Greater Tulsa

OPENING DAY: Francisco Ibarra, CEO of Supermercados Morelos, gets ready to cut the ribbon at his Broken Arrow location. At right holding the ribbon is B.A. Mayor Debra Wimpee and at left with the ribbon is Miss Rooster Days. Others participating are representatives from the Tulsa Regional Chamber and the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce.

Supermercados Morelos has opened its fifth grocery store in the Tulsa Metro region with the Broken Arrow location. It is the ninth location in Oklahoma.

Supermercados Morelos is Oklahoma’s largest Hispanic grocery store chain with now nine locations across the state of Oklahoma. According to the company, “Supermercados Morelos is deeply committed to the communities it serves and currently partners with over 20 community organizations to help develop initiatives that will impact our cities for generations to come in the areas of: education, family well being, cultural preservation and Nutrition.”

The Broken Arrow store is located at Oakwood Plaza (2011 W. Houston St.) The official ribbon cutting was held Dec. 3 with the official Grand Opening Day and celebrations being held the next day. Supermercados Morelos invited the community to take part in the Fiesta themed opening day celebration.

City of Broken Arrow Mayor Debra Wimpee and other officials, as well as Tulsa Regional Chamber and Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce officials assisted the welcoming ceremony, followed by an afternoon of giveaways, free food and live entertainment.

“Supermercados Morelos is looking forward to being a contributing force to the City of Broken Arrow’s economy,” said Francisco Ibarra, CEO of Supermercados Morelos.