Associated Wholesale Grocers

Associated Wholesale Grocers

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States, after Wakefern Food Corporation. The cooperative serves over 1,900 stores in 21 states. It was founded in 1924 as Associated Grocers of Kansas City and is based in Kansas City, Kansas. Associated Wholesale Grocers produces two brands of grocery products, Best Choice and Always Save. In addition to being a wholesaler, AWG owns and operates the supermarket chain Homeland.

AWG acquired Affiliated Foods Southwest in 2009.

Store concepts

  • Price Chopper / Price Mart
  • Country Mart
  • Cash Saver
  • Apple Market
  • Harps
  • SunFresh
  • ThriftWay
  • IGA

Selected Members

  • Four B (Ball's Food Stores and Hen House Market)
  • Apple Markets of St. Joseph
  • Cosentino's
  • Harps Food Stores
  • Houchens Industries
  • Ray’s Apple Markets
  • Reasor's

External links

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