About Us

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) is the nation’s largest cooperative food wholesaler to independently owned supermarkets, serving 1,100 member companies and 3,900 locations throughout 33 states from 9 wholesale division support centers. Consolidated sales for AWG in 2023 were $12.4 billion. In addition to its cooperative wholesale operations, the company also operates subsidiary companies that provide certain real estate and supermarket development services, and pharmaceutical products.

Vision Statement​

To be the most retailer focused and highest performing member-owned food wholesaler in America.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide our member-retailers all the tools, products, and services they need to compete favorably in all markets served. This includes top quality supermarket merchandise and support services, all at the lowest possible cost.

Vision Statement

To be the most retailer focused and highest performing member-owned food wholesaler in America.

AWG Core Values


AWG exists to ensure the success and prosperity of member retailers. AWG fulfills this purpose through employee teammates; and AWG is collectively defined by these core values:


AWG encourages and expects genuine collaboration, involvement and teamwork. Teammates are active listeners that embrace member, employee, and vendor partner feedback to continuously strengthen service to all.


Together, we are unyielding in delivering on our commitments and achieving results. Our employees are innovators and solution oriented; empowered to exceed member expectations.


Our members, employees and vendors clearly know our business practices, and we insist on honesty, openness, consistency, and completely ethical dealings, even when it’s difficult.


Our passion is to serve and continually improve our level of support to members, employees and vendor partners.

Join Our Team

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