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Our store is often featured in newspapers, magazines, and websites around Worcester county.   Take a look at what people have to say about us:

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Meet the Chef: Nick Perrone/Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - Nick Perrone is a local chef who develops recipes and prepares food for customers to carry out at Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace in Worcester.

Worcester’s KrafTea Kombucha Accepted Receives Global Business Recognition

Monday, January 16, 2017 - Worcester’s KrafTea Kombucha has been accepted into the Kombucha Brewers International (KBI) trade association. KrafTea Kombucha is available for purchase at 3cross Brewing Company, located on Cambridge Street in Worcester, as well as at local retail locations including Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace.

Ed Hyder's marks 40 years in business

Sunday, December 27, 2015 - Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 marked a celebration not only of a business but also of family and the importance of community as Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace recognized its 40th anniversary.

People & Passions: Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace set to mark 40 years in city

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - Hyder is smiling and his eyes twinkle as per usual, but he’s telling the truth – the Mediterranean Marketplace in Worcester that bears his name is indeed his life, and so is the family he clearly adores: wife, Edna, a lifelong teacher; his daughters, Alexis and Miriam; and his son, Gregory.

It’s a Family Thing

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Hyder family selling foods in Worcester. It’s been 20 years since Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace moved into the old firehouse on Pleasant Street, and Ed’s children are now adults themselves.

Ed Hyder’s celebrates expansion

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - Ed Hyder, owner of Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace, 408 Pleasant St., Worcester, is gearing up for the weeklong celebration that will take place at his newly renovated store June 1-8.

Worcester's urban neighborhoods seeing new life

Sunday, November 25, 2012 - If the city's heart is downtown, busy roads leading to it are its arteries. But the businesses along Main, Chandler, Pleasant and Park streets wish more people would stop and spend a little money before they drive by.

Best of Worcester 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - It has arrived! The Best of Worcester 2012 – the biggest issue of the year! We put the categories out on the runway and you, our readers, took flight with an array of choices. So many great Worcester establishments, organizations and events – but only ONE can rise to the top (well, there’s one runner up as well). Once again, Ed Hyder's has been chosen as the Best Ethnic Market in Worcester!

Food Wanderings: A Chance Encounter with Ed Hyder's Mediterranean Marketplace

Thursday, January 26, 2012 - I thought it was a chance encounter but Jonathan knew it existed. He'd been there before recently with his father. We completely missed it the first time around and circled around the block once again before pulling into a parking spot facing a brick side wall. A couple windows and a little staff door carved there beneath the brick, I almost entered through it right into the space just behind the counter. It's the oldest standing firehouse in Worcester, built in 1873, and the building still houses its fire pole, a relic, in between one of its narrow aisles.

The Perfect Pantry Review

Saturday, September 04, 2010 - A couple of years ago, Nika told me about Ed Hyder's Mediterranean Market Place, a market serving the Middle Eastern, Armenian and Greek communities of Worcester, Massachusetts. It's taken me all this time to get there, though it's only an hour from my house. It won't be long before I go again.

When Dad is Boss

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - People who work for their fathers get to know their fathers in a unique way. He's not just Dad. He's also the boss — the guy who signs the checks and runs the show. Yet those who happily work for their fathers say they've learned things they might not otherwise have known about their dads, including what the men sacrificed to support them.

Worcester Love Spotlight on Ed Hyder's Market

Monday, September 17, 2007 - The video guide to Worcester County (Central Massachusetts). Ed Hyder's is a regular on many "Best of" lists and it's no wonder why–great tasting food, friendly service, an outstanding assortment of ethnic products, and it's the cutest little market you'll ever find.

One on One with Ed Hyder: Worcester Magazine

Thursday, December 29, 2005 - An interview with Ed Hyder and Allen Fletcher of Worcester Magazine during the 30th anniversary of the Mediterranean Marketplace