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Supplier Frequently Asked Questions

Question or concern? Check out the list below to see some of the most frequent questions we get from suppliers.

Grocery Outlet has almost 300 across the West Coast and Pennsylvania with annual sales in excess of $1.5 billion.

We provide a safety net and cost recovery for excess inventories, close-dated products, package changes and discontinued products.

Some of our top suppliers are Kellogg’s, Procter & Gamble, General Mills, Oscar Mayer, Conagra, Hillshire, Campbell’s Soup, J.M. Smucker’s, Kraft, Mars Chocolate, Mondelez, Stouffer’s, Hormel, Del Monte, Schwan’s, Quaker Oats, Nestle, Heinz, Hain, and Unilever.

We sell products across all grocery store categories including: Grocery, Deli and Dairy, Frozen, Produce, Fresh Meat, Wine and Beer, General Merchandise and Health and Personal Care products.

From a demographic perspective, Grocery Outlet customers are generally reflective of the grocery shopping population. What makes them different is their shared attitude about shopping. They are bargains shoppers and they LOVE a deal. They shop often and do not like to pay full retail.

We are very fast to respond to product offers. We can make an offer on your product within hours and have a PO written just as quickly. We pride ourselves on our speed and flexibility.

We’re a limited assortment grocery store that merchandises and displays products similarly to a traditional grocery store. Our outlet stores are clean, bright and professionally operated by local Owner/Operators who care for your products under strict product handling guidelines.

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Our systems are designed to handle date sensitive products and our Owner/Operators are experts at keeping product fresh and moving.

No quantity is too small or too big.

We prefer delivery of goods, but we can be flexible depending on geography.

Typically our payment terms are Net-30, however, we can offer faster payment terms when necessary.