CGA News

SNAP Store Reauthorization Update

CGA received the following update from our partners at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), courtesy of the USDA’s Andrea Gold who is Director of Retailer Policy and Management Division (SNAP): Given the volume of inquiries coming to FNS I thought it best to share two things with all of you.  There are 2,500 + stores… Read more »

CGA Hires Vice President, Government Relations

SACRAMENTO, CA (Jan. 3, 2019) – The California Grocers Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Kelly Ash as Vice President, Government Relations, effective Jan. 3, 2019. In this position, Ash will serve as the Association’s chief lobbyist and be responsible for managing all aspects of CGA’s advocacy efforts. She will represent CGA member… Read more »

CGA Hiring Manager, Advertising/Sponsorships

The California Grocers Association is a non-profit, statewide trade association representing more than 400 retail members operating more than 8,000 food stores in the western United States and approximately 250 grocery supplier companies.  Since 1898, CGA has represented the California food industry and is recognized as the industry leader in the areas of government and… Read more »

Situational Information Report – Camp Fire

Notice: The information in this report is subject to change and the situation may have evolved since the sending of this report. Event: Camp Fire, Butte County Acres Burned: 70,000 Containment: 5% Zip Codes in the Area:  95916, 95926, 95928, 95929, 95938, 95940, 95942, 95954, 95965, 95967, 95969, 95973, 95976, 95978 Critical Infrastructure Impacted: Power, Gas, Communications, Water Highways Impacted: 32, 70, 99, 191 Structures Threatened: 17,000 FULL… Read more »

Situational Information Report – Hill & Woolsey Fires

Notice: The information in this report is subject to change and the situation may have evolved since the sending of this report. Event: Hill and Woolsey Fires in Ventura and LA Counties Acres Burned / Containment: Hill Fire: 6,100 acres, 0% contained Woolsey Fire: 10,000 acres, 0% contained Zip Codes in the Area: 90263, 90264, 90265, 91301, 91302, 91303, 91304, 91305, 91307, 91308, 91309, 91320, 91360, 91361, 91362, 91364,… Read more »

2018 CGA Strategic Conference Highlights

During the 2018 CGA Strategic Conference, grocery retailers, suppliers, and wholesalers met in Palm Springs to better develop their business intuition as attendees experienced the conference’s “Retailing with a Sixth Sense” program and coordinated industry meetings. Below you will find a short video with tips for how to develop your business intuition, plus a photo… Read more »

2018 CGAEF So. California Golf Classic

Grocery retailers and their supplier partners from throughout the Southland and beyond gathered at the beautiful Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point, Calif., for a day of networking and golf as part of the 2018 CGA Educational Foundation Southern California Golf Classic on Wednesday, July 18. Near perfect weather greeted the field of more… Read more »

CGA Headquarters Construction Begins

New Sacramento office to be located in historic downtown building. June 22, 2018 – Sacramento, Calif. – Construction has begun on the future downtown Sacramento headquarters of the California Grocers Association and CGA Educational Foundation, according to CGA President & CEO Ron Fong. The Association purchased the historic office building, located at 1005 12th Street, in… Read more »

CGA President Inducted Into Hall of Fame

CGA President Ron Fong Joins Four Industry Executives to Receive Prestigious Honor SACRAMENTO, CA (April 19, 2018)–– California Grocers Association President & Chief Executive Officer Ron Fong was one of five grocery executives to be inducted into the Food Industry Sales Association (FISA) Hall of Fame on April 12, 2018, during a gala dinner in… Read more »

Fong Receives National Award

Ronald Fong Honored with NGA Association Leadership Award April 11, 2018 – Arlington, VA – The National Grocers Association (NGA) today presented Ronald Fong, California Grocers Association (CGA) President and CEO with its Association Leadership Award for his commitment and service to the independent supermarket industry. “On behalf of the independent supermarket industry, I am pleased… Read more »

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