Hundreds of customers poured in for Trader Joe's grand opening in Western New York.

Trader Joe's is Open for Business

October 11, 2013 Updated Oct 11, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT

By Rachel Elzufon

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October 11, 2013 Updated Oct 11, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT

Amherst, NY (WKBW) - The day has arrived ... Trader Joe's is open for business in Amherst.

The 12-hundred square foot neighborhood grocery store opened its doors with a celebration on Friday morning.

A few die-hard fans even arrived for the store opening before the sun came up. The crowd grew to more than a hundred, with a band and live music playing for shoppers and employees.

In the first few minutes that the store was open, hundreds of customers poured in.

Shoppers say they're lining up for Trader Joe's healthy, yet unique items. The store prides itself on its mostly healthy products, most which are preservative free.