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 21 chapters make up KAGRO International across the North American hemisphere, representing roughly 20,000 members, with purchasing revenue of roughly $30 billion.
Ability to reach roughly 20,000 members (along with families, friends, associates) to communicate information on products, distributions, and surveys.
KAGRO International Meetings
- Published bi-monthly.
- Caters to those who are inexperienced
with the internet.
- New product marketing
Website: kagro.org (est. 1999)
- Central location for quick and up-to-date information.
- Ability for retailers to share and distribute merchandise interests.
- Website Board to discuss and share new products.
Partners and sponsors mentor the next generation of college-bound leaders in our communities.
Over $300,000 of scholarship funds are provided to 30 chapters throughout North America every year.
Nominations for scholarships is directly linked to community involvement.