Who We Are

For nearly 40 years, the National Grocers Association (NGA) has represented independent community grocers located in every congressional district across the country, and the wholesalers that service them. Also represented are affiliated associations, manufacturers, and service suppliers as well as other entrepreneurial companies that support NGA’s Mission and Philosophy. NGA works to ensure ongoing economic advancement and prosperity for America’s independent community and remains the only trade association exclusively focused on representing the independent sector of the food industry.

21,000
Stores
25%
Of the retail grocery industry sales
$131
BILLION In annual sales
1%
Of the United States GDP

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Become a Member

NGA is the only national trade association dedicated solely to the needs of independent, community-focused grocery retailers and operators. For nearly 40 years, NGA has had privilege to serve the independent supermarket industry.

Get Involved

NGA Take Action portal supporters of the independent supermarket industry are able to connect with elected officials and regulators on the many important issues affecting the independent supermarket industry.

Independent Supermarket Locator