5200 Sheila St
Commerce, CA, 90040
This company’s unity of purpose helps put groceries on the shelves. Unified Grocers is the largest wholesale grocery distributor in the western US, serving about 3,000 independent grocers, cash and carry outlets, and major grocery chains. The cooperative operates about a dozen distribution centers that supply its members and nonmember stores with more than 100,000 items, including meat, dairy goods, fresh produce, and general merchandise. It offers many national brands, as well as private labels including Cottage Hearth, Golden Crème, and Western Family.
Unified Grocers boasts about 390 members with about 3,000 stores. The cooperative was formed in 1922 as Certified Grocers of California.