Roundup: Gelson’s Voted Best in the West, Stater Bros. Raises $110k for Vets

Each year, Consumer Reports measures responses from its 75,000, or so, members to rank supermarkets based on 13 attributes — characteristics like food quality, product variety and price. In this year’s survey four out of the top five grocery stores are regional chains, with Gelson’s Markets winning top honors for Western grocers.

Also featured in the rankings of 96 supermarkets were Costco, New Leaf Market and Grocery Outlet. Read more about the report.

In another exciting piece of news for California’s grocery community, the Stater Bros. 12th Annual Jack H. Brown Heroes Challenge Golf Tournament raised $110,000 for charities that support veterans. Read the press release.