San Bernardino, California (April 4, 2012) - Stater Bros. Supermarkets has been rated as the best place to shop for groceries among Full Service Supermarket Chains in Southern California in the May 2012 issue of a Leading National Consumer Magazine.
Stater Bros. was ranked No. 10 in America and was the highest rated Full Service Supermarket Chain in Southern California.
The ratings were based on responses from more than 24,000 readers about their experiences at 52 of America’s leading Supermarket Chains, Warehouse Stores, and Limited Assortment Stores.
Each Supermarket Chain was rated for prices, service, cleanliness and perishables.
Jack H. Brown, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, stated, “I am so proud of the over 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. ‘Family’ of Employees for bringing this high honor to Stater Bros. Supermarkets. We will all work very hard every day to continue to earn the privilege of serving you, your family, friends and neighbors.”
Stater Bros. was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County, with annual sales in 2011 of $3.7 billion. The Company currently operates 167 Supermarkets, and there are over 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.