National Co+op Grocers (NCG), founded in 1999, is a business services cooperative serving retail food co-ops in the United States. Our 148 member and associate co-ops operate over 200 retail food stores in 38 states with combined annual sales in excess of $1.8 billion. NCG helps unify food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and offer more value to food co-op shoppers everywhere. By providing a variety of purchasing, management, development, marketing and other services, our co-ops are able to gain many of the advantages large grocery chains enjoy, while still reflecting the unique qualities of their local communities. For a map of NCG member and associate co-ops, visit our Find-a-Co-op page. To learn more about co-ops, visit