National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 145 food co-ops operating more than 200 stores in 37 states with combined annual sales of over $2.1 billion and over 1.3 million consumer-owners. NCG helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and ultimately offer more value to natural food co-op owners and shoppers everywhere.
Mission: NCG will provide the vision, leadership and systems to catapult a virtual chain of food co-ops to a position of prominence in the natural foods industry.
Ends: NCG exists so that member co-ops are successful, and the total cooperative grocery sector grows in size and scope.