KAGRO International is a global organization dedicated in furthering the interests of the grocers and food distributors of Korean descent around the world.


  • In 1987, two groups (chapters) of grocers located in California and Philadelphia collaborated to form KAGRO in 1989.

  • By 1991, six additional chapters (Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, New York, Seattle, and Washington D.C.) were included within KAGRO.

Role in the Market

  • Currently 29 chapters make up KAGRO International across the North American hemisphere, representing roughly 35,000 members, with purchasing revenue of roughly $30 billion.

  • Ability to reach roughly 35,000 members (along with families, friends, associates) to communicate information on products, distributions, and surveys.

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