Affiliated Foods Southwest
|Successor||Associated Wholesale Grocers|
|Headquarters||Little Rock, Arkansas, United States|
|Southern United States|
Number of employees
Affiliated Foods Southwest was a retailers' cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. It was founded in 1948 by C. E. "Doc" Toland, who had worked in a cooperative in Little Rock, Arkansas called Model Markets. It was a member of Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates and distributed Shurfine products in its stores.
Affiliated Foods Southwest also operated several Harvest Foods grocery stores in Arkansas.
The company declared bankruptcy on May 5, 2009.
- Holcombe, Carl D. Affiliated Foods Southwest rebounds. Arkansas Business. 10 May 2004.
- "Affiliated Foods Southwest files for Chapter 11". Forbes. 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-05-07.[dead link]