Wakefern Food Corp. is the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. Employing an innovative approach to wholesale business services, Wakefern focuses on helping the independent retailer compete in a big business world. Providing the tools entrepreneurs need to stay a step ahead of the competition, Wakefern’s wholesale client base benefits from the company’s extensive portfolio of services, including innovative technology, private label development, and best-in-class procurement practices.
Headquartered in Keasbey, New Jersey, Wakefern operates over 2.5 million square feet of grocery and non-food warehousing. Cooperatively owned by and built upon a foundation of independent retailers, Wakefern is uniquely positioned to meet the wholesale needs of the retail customers it serves. Wakefern’s commitment to delivering quality and value to these retail brands extends to its customers throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Virginia. This wholesale reach also includes international, as well as domestic customers, providing them with high quality grocery, perishable, and non-foods products, at a consistently great value. In the 68 years since Wakefern’s founding, this cooperative has continued to provide its wholesale customers with exceptional services and outstanding value, building trust and loyalty among the retail entities it serves. The Wakefern cooperative continues to grow and is now comprised of 50 members. Click here for more information on Wakefern's membership.