About WFIA

An alliance of the independent grocery and convenience store industries.


Promoting, supporting, and protecting businesses in the food, beverage, and convenience industry.

Since 1899, the Washington Food Industry Association (WFIA) proudly supports the independent grocery industry and its suppliers in Washington. WFIA is a non-profit, statewide trade association comprised of independent supermarkets, convenience stores, and coffee houses.

WFIA's membership represents more than 20,000 stable, reliable jobs and $805 million in wages. Our members generate approximately $373 million in state and local taxes and $3 billion to the state economy.

Located in Olympia, WFIA is one of the oldest trade associations. Since day one, it's been our goal to support and serve the community-focused grocers, convenience stores and suppliers in our beautiful state. We are proud to say that we've stayed true to our goal for over 100 years and are recognized as industry leaders in areas of government, industry relations, and education.


The Washington Food Industry Association (WFIA) is dedicated to advocating, educating, and elevating the interests of the Washington State independent grocers, convenience stores, and their suppliers.


The Washington Food Industry Association is a vibrant and effective champion that serves independent grocers, convenience stores, and their supply chain. Members are engaged in activities of the Association at all levels and recognize membership as essential to the success of their business. It serves as a vital resource center and communications hub for the industry.The Association has built solid relationships with public policymakers at all levels of government and has been successful in its legislative and regulatory efforts. It has established strong coalitions in the government relationship sphere with other related organizations. Members are actively involved in grassroots advocacy and are knowledgeable about critical issues affecting their business. WFIA utilizes a sustainable strategic governance and management system. Its Board and Committees are comprised of recognized leaders within the industry and its staff is comprised of highly skilled professionals. It is financially stable and has a long-term diversified financial strategy.

Washington Food Industry Association

P.O. Box 706

1415 Harrison Ave NW, Suite 101

Olympia, WA 98502

Tel: 360-753-5177

Email: info@wa-food-ind.org

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