Initiated by Bernard Kroger in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1883, The Kroger Company, widely renowned as Kroger, is United States√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢ largest supermarket in American retailing.
It is the seventh-largest American-owned private employer in the United States and finds place on the 23 position in the Fortune 500 rankings of largest corporations in the United States.
Headquartered in Downtown Cincinnati, Kroger maintains its hypermarkets, supermarkets, superstores, department stores, and jewelry stores in 35 states, including Columbia.
In addition to this, Kroger also operates several branded grocery stores located in midwestern and southern United States, 35 food processing and manufacturing units, 1603 supermarket fuel centers, 2254 pharmacies, and over 124 in-store medical clinics.
The sole purpose of Kroger is to feed the human spirit, albeit the hunger to feel good, or do well, or go from anxiety to inspiration. The current userbase of Kroger covers more than 11 million customers daily, covering both in-store and e-commerce options.
Kroger believes that everyone deserves cheap, easy-to-enjoy, fresh food, regardless of who they are or how they buy. Their motto, Fresh for Everyone, further encapsulates this concept.
Kroger produces its own legacy brands√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢ products like bread, dairy products, meat, and a plethora of daily need grocery items in their own manufacturing units.
Furthermore, Kroger is dedicated to doing exceptionally in creating Zero Hunger, Zero Waste communities by the mid of this decade.