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About Us

National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 148 food co-ops operating over 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales over $2.1 billion and over 1.3 million consumer-owners. NCG helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and ultimately offer more value to natural food co-op owners and shoppers everywhere. View our brochure.

NCG serves as a unified voice to advocate for issues that are important to food co-op owners, shoppers and communities. Together we are working to build a sustainable food system, ensure the fair treatment of people, protect and preserve a healthy environment and promote the cooperative business model. Read about our progress on these important goals in our advocacy and sustainability report.

Mission and Ends Statements

Mission: NCG will provide the vision, leadership and systems to catapult a virtual chain of food co-ops to a position of prominence in the natural foods industry.

Ends: NCG exists so that member co-ops are successful, and the total cooperative grocery sector grows in size and scope.

About Us

National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 148 food co-ops operating over 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales over $2.1…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Community Development
  • Consumer Protection
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Hunger, Food Security

Location

  • 2410 University Avenue West
    Suite 150
    Saint Paul, MN 55114

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