Food Service by Associated Foods

Food Service

In 2016, Associated Food Stores entered the foodservice industry with Associated Food Service. The company offers everything restaurants need to run a successful establishment and focuses on the center of the plate, produce, dairy and disposable products. As a branch of Associated Food Stores, Associated Food Service clients benefit from the wholesaler’s strong regional purchasing power and have access to more than 40,000 SKUs across center of the plate, dairy, produce, bakery, seafood, poultry, canned and dry products. Members of Associated Food Service also benefit from AFS’s large distribution center, transportation fleet and multiple-day weekly distribution in eight Western states. Associated Food Service is a proud partner of Unipro, which offers popular brands including Unipro Marque.

If you are interested in purchasing from Associated Food Service, contact:

Ryan Barnes
RJBarnes@afstores.com

Retail Marketing and Design Services

AFS Retail Marketing offers strategic marketing, advertising, graphic design, communications, research, print, web marketing and social media services to members of Associated Food Stores and related companies. In short, we are the full-service marketing agency for more than 400 independent grocery store owners throughout the Intermountain West.

Retail Marketing & Design Services

Graphic Design

Great graphic design is the brilliant combination of natural talent and hard work. At AFS Marketing, that mix is on display every day. Our design team demonstrates its capabilities on a wide array of materials. From a complete rebrand/logo design to small brochures or billboards, we have the ability to create visually stunning marketing that will capture attention. AFS Marketing has helped its clients win more National Grocers Association Creative Choice awards in the past decade than any other company, including three “Best of Show” awards in the past five years.

Print Source

The Associated Food Stores’ print source prints over five million circulars each year. With the ability to print over 100,000 pages per hour, this in-house print shop saves customers over 40 percent versus other commercial presses. Whether you need brochures, forms, three-hole binding, book-size manuals, banners, shelf signs, channel strips or simply color copies, the AFS print source can do it all.

Print Ad Development

Demonstrating value is a constant goal of every member of Associated Food Stores. For over 80 years, AFS Marketing has created item and price print advertising to help stores communicate value to their guests. We have the skills and resources to develop an invitation to your store that guests cannot refuse. Our commitment to accuracy is unrivaled and we utilize the latest technologies and automated processes to save you time and money.

Digital Marketing

To say the Internet has changed the way we do business is a tremendous understatement. Today’s successful businesses must harness the power of the web and AFS Marketing has the skills and partnerships to ensure your customers’ online experience matches the world-class experience they receive in your store. Whether it is website development, social media tools, email campaigns or mobile marketing tools, AFS Marketing can make the web work for you.

Interested in learning more or running a campaign? Call 801-973-4400 and ask to speak with the marketing department.

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