Michigan Grocers Association is the voice of the state's supermarket and grocery industry, representing 900 leading chain and independent retail stores and 100 manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors. In its 110th year, MGA provides Michigan food businesses with knowledge, solutions and connections to ensure the industry's continued success. The association is recognized as an industry leader in government and industry relations, communications, education, technical assistance and public advocacy support. For the Michigan food industry, MGA is the connection that works.
MGA is a nonprofit, tax-exempt business/trade association under section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. Its purposes include education and advocacy on behalf of its member companies. The association was first organized in 1898, it was incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1917, and the IRS recognized its tax-exempt status in 1942. (Learn more... )