Two more local grocery stores are now selling beer and cider.

As of Tuesday, the Zehrs store on Malden road in Lasalle and the Walmart on St. Clair Street in Chatham have beer and cider on their store shelves.

The two stores originally received provincial approval in February.

The list is now up to 350 locations across the province.

The province says the additional 87 grocery stores across Ontario can sell beer and cider, increasing convenience and choice for consumers.

A government statement says the grocers were selected via a competitive bidding process held by the LCBO.

Other locations that sell beer and cider include the Real Canadian Superstores in Leamington and on Walker Rd in Windsor, Zehrs in Kingsville, Food Basics in west Windsor and Walmart in east Windsor.

Under the provincial plan, beer and cider will eventually be available in up to 450 grocery stores, including up to 300 that will also sell wine.