National Co+op Grocers

National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail cooperative grocery stores located throughout the United States.[1] 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. NCG's headquarters are located in Iowa City, Iowa, which is also home to New Pioneer Food Co-op, a consumer-owned retail food cooperative.[2]

National Co+op Grocers
TypeBusiness services cooperative
Founded1999 (1999)

As of 2017 NCG represents 147 independent food cooperatives operating more than 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales of over $2 billion and over 1.3 million consumer owners.[3]

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  1. ^ Duram, edited by Leslie A. (2010). Encyclopedia of organic, sustainable, and local food. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Greenwood. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-313-35963-7.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "Contact NCG". National Co+op Grocers. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
  3. ^ "About Us". National Co+op Grocers. Retrieved 2010-06-02.

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