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C&S Wholesale Grocers is the lead supply chain company in the food industry today – and the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. We supply independent supermarkets, chain stores and institutions with over 95,000 different products – from more than 50 high-tech facilities, delivering everything from seafood to soup to soap. In fact, if it belongs on a supermarket shelf, it’s probably moving through a C&S warehouse right now.

With our continuing commitment to new technologies, C&S is constantly focused on delivering cost savings, service and value to our customers. And with over 90 years of experience serving retailers as a fourth generation family business, we have the depth, expertise and vision to help you run your business efficiently and profitably.

How can we help you?

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Our Customers

As the nation's largest wholesale grocer, C&S serves more than 3,900 independent supermarkets, chain stores and institutions (such as military base food retailers) throughout the United States. A look at a list of top customers tells the story.

From nationally-known retailers such as Target, Stop & Shop and Safeway to some of America's most forward-thinking independently owned regional and local supermarkets, we provide customers of every size with a full range of products and support services.

Large or small, we do it all.



What We Do

We touch the lives of millions.

As the largest wholesale grocery supply company (by revenue) in the U.S. and the lead supply chain company in the food industry, C&S helps both independently owned retailers and national supermarket chains procure high-quality, low-cost goods for their customers. We operate regional distribution centers throughout the United States, where we receive products from food and grocery producers. We then process orders quickly and efficiently and ship goods expediently to supermarkets, independent retailers and other institutions (such as military base exchanges).

Currently, we supply our customers with over 95,000 different products from more than 50 high-tech facilities, delivering everything from seafood to soup to dishwashing liquid. We also offer independent retailers a full range of best-in-class store management services to help them run their businesses efficiently and profitably.

Why C&S

Why work with C&S Wholesale Grocers?

  • Plain and simple, we are the nation's leading low-cost, high-efficiency wholesale grocer
  • Our size and buying power means you get the best center-store selection and pricing available 
  • We offer you the freshest and largest variety of perishables in the marketplace 
  • You get access to multiple banner programs and over 3,000 private label products with name-brand quality assured
  • You can choose to take advantage of a complete range of sales- and margin-enhancing marketing programs 
  • We offer complete business and operational support for independent retailers as needed
  • You benefit from our unwavering commitment to service and individual customer satisfaction

Why work for C&S Wholesale Grocers?

  • If you're hard-working, results-focused and you want a job that will challenge you, C&S may have just what you're looking for
  • We work hard and have fun in the process -- striving for "braggingly happy" customers and quality in everything we do
  • The C&S workforce is driven by an employee incentive plan that rewards workers generously for going above and beyond
  • If you're motivated and constantly want more responsibility, the possibilities within C&S are limitless
  • In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer an attractive benefits package that typically includes paid vacation and personal time; health, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and much more

Company News

September 3, 2014

C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed Joseph J. Schena as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer effective September 29, 2014.  Schena’s appointment adds new capabilities to a leadership team that continues to deliver industry-defining results for its customers, employees, and other business partners.  His responsibilities will include all financial functions of the company, including accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis, internal...

August 28, 2014

Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1.65 million to six nonprofit organizations devoted to pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 29th annual “Tee Up For Kids” charity golf outing. The outing, which was held on August 5 and 6, hosted more than 960 golfers on four courses in three states.

August 14, 2014

Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its employees across the enterprise raised $1.621 million during the company’s 2014 United Way campaign, thus establishing a new record and increasing its contribution by 10% over the previous year. The workplace campaign held in May engaged nearly 5,000 employees as donors; all gifts are matched dollar-for-dollar by the company.

July 14, 2014

Keene, N.H. - C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed David Almeda as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer effective September 1, 2014. The appointment of Almeda, a leading human resources executive, signals the company’s continued focus to drive development of the C&S team in support of the company’s accelerated growth plans. His primary efforts will center on talent acquisition, talent development, organizational design,...

May 20, 2014

Every student at the Mauka Lani Elementary School in Kapolei, Hawaii will finish the school year better equipped to be readers this summer thanks to a gift of books provided today by the nonprofit First Book, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Hawaii Logistics and Hansen Distribution Group.