IGA was founded in 1926 in order to bring independent grocers together. IGA is the biggest affiliation of independent grocers in the United States and around the world. IGA Retailers are members of the IGA Alliance, a unique partnership including selected leading grocery wholesalers who are licensed to distribute IGA Brand products, and the world’s leading national brand product manufacturers and service providers. Today the Alliance includes nearly 4,000 Hometown Proud Supermarkets in 46 of the United States and more than 40 countries, commonwealths and territories on all six inhabited continents. www.iga.com