Who We Are

In 1940 the grocery industry was a rough place for independent retailers. Strong competition from national chains, increased prices from wholesalers and low margins left many families and independently-owned businesses with boarded windows. Determined to succeed against the competition, 34 independent retailers and Donald P. Lloyd, the then president of the Utah Grocers Association, joined together to combine their buying power and open a warehouse, leading to the birth of AFS.

Recent News

AFS Retailers Deliver Clean Slate (and more) to Local Schools 

AFS Retailers Deliver Clean Slate (and more) to Local Schools  Over the last few weeks, many independent members of Associated Food Stores (AFS) and corporate store locations provided some much-needed supplies…

Khoury’s Celebrate Winterfest with Community

Khoury’s Celebrate Winterfest with Community Each year, the town of Spring Creek, Nevada experiences a beloved tradition provided by their local grocer – Winterfest. The Khoury’s family invites the community…

Rosie Recognizes Independent Retailers in Ecommerce Awards Event: “The Rosies” 

Rosie Recognizes Independent Retailers in Ecommerce Awards Event: “The Rosies”  Rosie, the leading eCommerce solution for independent grocers and wholesalers, recently held the Rosie Awards (“The Rosies”), the industry’s first awards event created…

Harvest of Hope Delivers More Than One Million Meals 

Harvest of Hope Delivers More Than One Million Meals  Throughout November, guests at Macey’s, Dan’s, Dick’s Market, Lin’s and Fresh Market were asked to donate to the Utah Food Bank…

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