California Grocers Association
From corner store to city supermarket, our association proudly supports a grocery industry that nourishes the nation's most populous state. Whether by creating hundreds of thousands of jobs or by providing healthy food options, we believe food creates communities and connects all Californians.
STANDING WITH CALIFORNIA’S GROCERY COMMUNITY
Operating in the world's 5th largest economy, CGA works alongside state, local and regulatory officials to maintain a healthy relationship between California, its grocers and consumers.
120 SENATE AND ASSEMBLY DISTRICTS
Home to nearly 40 million consumers
540 COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
Where grocery stores sit at the center of urban and rural communities
231 REGULATORY AGENCIES
Maintaining a vast network that moves goods from the farm to the table
It’s crunch time for single-use plastics
Currently SB 54 by Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) and AB 1080 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) are close to arriving on Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. A new article by Los Angeles Times explores the impact these two bills would have and features CGA President and CEO Ron Fong.