California Grocer

California Grocer delivers unrivaled access to California’s grocery retail industry. As the official California Grocers Association publication, California Grocer is mailed to all CGA member companies and is read by the key grocery decision-makers in the country’s most lucrative market.


As the country’s most regulated state, CGA members turn to California Grocer for the most up-to-date legislative and regulatory information impacting their bottom line at both the state and local level. Plus, CGA’s government relations team provides valuable “inside the Capitol” insight and analysis, tailored specifically to the grocery industry.

California Grocer tackles the issues our readers want. Top national industry experts and writers provide insight on key grocery topics, industry trends, profiles and new innovations.



Launching a new product, service, shelf item or equipment? Updating an existing product line? California is THE market you want to penetrate, and there is no better way to reach these key executive decision makers than California Grocer. Whether its print or on-line advertising, we will work with you to create a strategy that will provide the greatest exposure for your product.

California Grocer readership includes key retail executives (CEOs, senior level management, buyers) at all California supermarket chains with 11 or more stores. That represents more than 80% of the stores operating in California. Readers also include independent grocers, convenience store operators and the state’s major grocery wholesalers. In all, nearly 90% of grocery retailers receive California Grocer.


California Grocer VE (Virtual edition)

Now California Grocer is online! As a value-add, your advertisement is including in the California Grocer Virtual Edition (VE). Now your ad gets the one-two punch of print and electronic, at no extra cost.  The virtual edition allows CGA members to “pass-along” each issue to associates throughout the company.  Ads can be updated throughout the issue’s two-month cycle at no cost.

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