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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 140,000 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.

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Our Customers

As the nation's largest wholesale grocer, C&S serves 6,500 retailers, 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 140,000 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

February 12, 2018

Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers announces the fifteenth anniversary of Mini Grants, a donation program to  help small, community-based nonprofits thrive and make an impact....

November 30, 2017

KEENE, N.H. and WASHINGTON (Nov. 30, 2017) – More than 13,000 brand new, high-quality books and educational resources will be delivered to 160 classrooms and programs by the end of November, serving kids in need as part of the Book Wish program, a collaboration between C&S Wholesale Grocers and First Book. The initiative granted wishes in seven cities: Keene, where C&S is headquartered; Montgomery, Ala.; Hammond, La.; Miami and Orlando, Fla.; and Stockton and Fresno, Calif. , where C...

November 28, 2017

Keene, N.H. – C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed Mike Duffy as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 8, 2018. In this capacity, Duffy will assume leadership responsibility for C&S’s strategic development, customer satisfaction, and day-to-day operations.

October 23, 2017

Keene, N.H. – In response to the devastation in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria and by the wildfires in California, C&S Wholesale Grocers has offered support in multiple ways. The company stepped up generously with corporate contributions and donations of high-demand items. 

September 27, 2017

Keene, NH—In honor of National Hunger Action month, FoodCorps and C&S Wholesale Grocers are announcing the winner and runners-up of an essay contest aimed at raising awareness of hunger in schools. The Victory Growers Award contest, open to all 225 FoodCorps service members, prompted writers to share stories of childhood hunger at their service sites and persuade readers to take action. C&S is proud to award the...