Assoc Gro of Florida

By: Bubbajunk.com

Associated Grocers of Florida was founded in 1945 by retailers. Associated Grocers is a full line supplier to many leading independent retailers and is a major factor in the southeastern US food distribution system. They have more than 28,000 assortment of dry grocery, cigarettes, store supplies, HBC/GM, dairy, frozen foods, bakery, ice cream, meat, deli, and produce; including the successful Store Brands program under the Shurfine, Valu Time, ShurFresh and IGA brands.  

Associated Grocers offers the food to retail industry with an extensive and simple, cost-effective way to manage their distribution needs. In addition, they offer their members a host of related services that help everything from rush orders and reclamation; to information technology and store equipment needs, to marketing and advertising.  

Associated Grocers of Florida is growing rapidly. This growth has been possible for their tremendous success of their retailers competing against the big chains. Associated Grocers customer base is strong and very well entrenched. Our growth has also been achieved.

A vital aspect of this service is that Associated Grocers has three distribution centers along with a state-of-the-art computerized operations system, assuring their customers accurate, fast, and dependable, on-time deliveries. The unique needs of this marketplace are well satisfied through an imaginative assortment of merchandising and promotional programs that provide customers with that competitive edge that is so critical in today's fast-paced industry.

Associated Grocers Store Brands program offers a very extensive product mix in premium, first quality, and value quality levels ranging from center store to perishable categories. They are the members of Topco, one of the largest corporate brands procurement organizations. Also the associated GrocersÂâ€Ã¢„¢ members are assured of the best quality assurance standards in the industry.  

Their commitment to the food industry is to deliver necessary goods for their retailers to develope and provide the resources, programs and services to assist the retailer in achieving long-term profitability.  They are insisting highest ethical behavior on the part of all staff in dealing with retailers, vendors and others. Demonstrate a commitment to corporate and community services.