is an American publicly traded company operating super market stores in the United States. The corporate office of the company is situated in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Overall, they operate over 2,700 stores in 34 states across the country. As of 2016 records, the revenue of the company was US$ 115.2 billion whereas they generate net income of US$ 1.975 billion in the same time period. There are more than 443,000 employed by the company for controlling their operations nationally. The company was established in 1883 by Bernard Kroger when he opened first store in Cincinnati, Ohio. In United States, they are third biggest employer. They own many different type of store formats, such as superstores, department stores, supermarkets, and jewellery stores.
The employees of the company are represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. The majority of the company’s stores operates in the Midwestern and Southern part of the United States.
There are two cheese plants, one ice cream plant and 16 diaries in the cities of Atlanta, Compton, Layton, Livonia, Denver, Crawfordsville, Newark, Portland, Tolleson, Fort Worth, Winchester, Springdale, Rochester, and Murfreesboro.
In addition, Kroger own 6 bakeries that are situated in the cities of Anderson, Columbus, Indianapolis, Denver, La Habra, Layton, and Greensburg. They also operate two meat plants in the Denver and Vernon. The products of the company are available in three quality tiers, named Private Selection, Banner Brands, and Value Brand.