The Fresh Grocer

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The Fresh Grocer
Retailers' cooperatives
Industry Grocery
Founded 1996 (1996) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Founder Patrick J. Burns
Headquarters Keasbey, New Jersey, U.S.
Number of locations
Area served
Philadelphia, PA, Delaware
Key people
Patrick J. Burns (President and CEO), The Fresh Grocer
Joseph S. Colalillo (Chairman and CEO, Wakefern Food Corp.
Number of employees
Parent Wakefern Food Corporation

The Fresh Grocer is a supermarket chain that operates 5 stores in Delaware and in the Greater Philadelphia region of Pennsylvania.[1] Founded in 1996 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as an independent company, the company joined the Wakefern Food Corporation, a retailer's cooperative, in 2013.[2]


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  1. ^ About the Fresh Grocer
  2. ^ Springer, Jon. "Fresh Grocer Joins Wakefern Co-op". Supermarket News. Retrieved 23 November 2014.