Affiliated Foods Midwest

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Affiliated Foods Midwest
Retailers' cooperative
FoundedPlainview, Nebraska, U.S. (1931 (1931))
Number of locations
3 distribution centers (2010)
Area served
Central United States
Key people
Martin W. Arter, President
Number of employees

Affiliated Foods Midwest was a retailers' cooperative based in Norfolk, Nebraska and Elwood, Kansas and serving the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Michigan. It distributed Shurfine products, and was affiliated with IGA (supermarkets).

It was founded in 1931 in Plainview, Nebraska, it took the name General Wholesale in 1936, and the name Affiliated Foods in 1977. In 2016, it merged with Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG); the combined entity operates under AWG name.[1]


  1. ^ Cloud, Kristen. "AWG Wraps Merger With Affiliated Foods Midwest". The Shelby Report. October 26, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2017.