The city of Benton continues to grow and soon a Hispanic grocery store will be opening its doors to the community— and it’ll have everything you could think of.
BENTON, Ark. — When you drive along I-30 you see many businesses, and one that many would frequent often was Browns Country Market and Restaurant.
They closed their doors a few years ago, and now their location is home to a new business called La Alianza— which is a Hispanic grocery store that has a meat market, bakery, as well as an abundance of foods and even candies.
“There’s no Hispanic grocery stores in this area so we wanted to bring one to the community of Benton,” said Owner Ignacio Alvarez.
Alvarez and his two friends decided a grocery store was needed in Benton.
The business’s name, “la alianza” translates to “the alliance” in English, and they explained that the name …