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The National Grocers Association (NGA) is the national trade association representing the retail and wholesale grocers that comprise the independent sector of the food distribution industry. Also represented are affiliated associations, manufacturers, and service suppliers, as well as other entrepreneurial companies that support NGA's Mission and Philosophy.

Grocers in the Community

Vallarta Supermarkets' Opens New Store in Pasadena


Vallarta Supermarkets, one of the nation's largest Hispanic supermarkets recently opened their 50th store in Pasadena, California creating 330 jobs in the local community.  The newly remodeled 50,000 sq. ft. multicultural market incorporates bold and contemporary design features conceptualized by the interior design firm DL English Design. 

The Pasadena store will include a Wells Fargo bank, pharmacy, full service floral department, expanded wine selection, and full-service deli and seafood departments. Customers can also enjoy a plethora of delights from the Bakery Department and Tortilleria including freshly made tortillas, pan dulce, bolillos, savory cakes and more made from scratch. 

Featured Event

2018 NGA Show

The NGA Show

February 11-14, 2018
The Mirage
Las Vegas, NV

The NGA Show brings together independent retailers and wholesalers, food retail industry executives and thought-leaders, food/CPG manufacturers and service providers for an unparalleled opportunity to learn, network and celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of the independent supermarket industry. 

To learn more about the 2018 NGA Show, click HERE.

NGA Advocacy Center


The NGA Take Action portal provides a platform for each of the nearly one million workers represented by the independent retail and wholesale supermarket industry to make their voice heard and connect with elected officials and regulators. It takes less than one minute to contact your Members of Congress on issues of importance to the independent supermarket industry and make a difference!

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