THE BRONX - Pelham Gardens shoppers have a new place to buy groceries in their neighbordhood.

Aldi, a national discount grocery chain, says it plan to open a store at East Gun Hill Road near Allerton Avenue. The store should be open to shoppers soon and could add 20 more jobs to the Bronx.

Aldi is a supermarket that sells produce and household items at discount prices. The company started in the United States in 1976 and now has more than 1,000 stores from Kansas to the East Coast.