Key Food Circular – Key Food Stores Co-op, Inc. is a cooperative of independently owned supermarkets, founded in Brooklyn, New York, on April 20, 1937. Its stores are found in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The main headquarters for food cooperative is in Staten Island; Dean Janeway’s Chief Executive Officer. Cooperative also operates stores under the Food Marketplace Key, Key and natural Fresh, Food Dynasty, Urban Market, Food World, Food Universe Marketplace, SuperFresh and Food Emporium banners.
In November 2015 the company completed the acquisition of 23 supermarkets from A & P which was in bankruptcy, bringing the total number of stores under the management of its 212 stores including branches of Pathmark, A & P, Waldbaums, Food Emporium and Food Basics US. Two of the stores should be operated in the country owned cooperative corporation (a first for the company). Buying made it big grocer in New York City. The leading supplier of both A & P and Key Food is C & S Wholesale Grocers.