THE SN LIST

RANKoperativeHeadquartersPresident/CEORevenue 2002Revenue 20011) Wakefern Food Corp.Elizabeth, N.J.Dean Janeway$6.21B$5.9B2) Topco AssociatesSkokie, Ill.Steven K. Lauer$4B$3.5B3) Associated Wholesale GrocersKansas City, Kan.Gary Phillips$3.14B$3.1B4) Unified Western GrocersLos AngelesAlfred A. Plamann$2.79B$2.93B5) Associated Food StoresSalt Lake CityRichard A. Parkinson$1.18B$1.19B6) Associated WholesalersRobesonia,

RANK

operative

Headquarters

President/CEO

Revenue 2002

Revenue 2001

1) Wakefern Food Corp.

Elizabeth, N.J.

Dean Janeway

$6.21B

$5.9B

2) Topco Associates

Skokie, Ill.

Steven K. Lauer

$4B

$3.5B

3) Associated Wholesale Grocers

Kansas City, Kan.

Gary Phillips

$3.14B

$3.1B

4) Unified Western Grocers

Los Angeles

Alfred A. Plamann

$2.79B

$2.93B

5) Associated Food Stores

Salt Lake City

Richard A. Parkinson

$1.18B

$1.19B

6) Associated Wholesalers

Robesonia, Pa.

J. Christopher Michael

$1B

$975M

7) Central Grocers Cooperative

Franklin Park, Ill.

Joseph Caccamo

$967M

$919M

8) Affiliated Foods

Amarillo, Texas

George Lankford

$854M

$753M

9) Associated Grocers

Seattle

Robert P. Hermanns

$844M

$867M

10) Affiliated Foods Midwest Co-op

Norfolk, Neb.

Martin Arter

$810M

$765M

11) URM Stores

Spokane, Wash.

Greg Tarr

$698M

$670M

12) Certified Grocers Midwest

Hodgkins, Ill.

Kenneth R. Koester

$610M

$632M

13) Western Family Holding Co.

Portland, Ore.

Ronald King

$564M

$535M

14) Piggly Wiggly Alabama

Bessemer, Ala.

Dennis T. Stewart

$557M

$537M

15) Affiliated Foods Southwest

Little Rock, Ark.

Jerry W. Davis

$554M

$576M

Source: National Cooperative Bank, Washington