Proud Past. Bold Future.
An Employee Owned Organization with Global Prestige
Houchens Industries was originally founded in Glasgow, Kentucky, by Ervin G. Houchens in 1917 as Houchens Foods. A century later, Houchens Industries operates more than 300 retail grocery, convenience, and neighborhood market stores across 14 states. Complemented by a strong foundation of diverse companies, thirty-three in total and over 15,000 employees corporate-wide, Houchens Industries is one of the largest 100% employee-owned companies in the world.