With a location in Childersburg, Ala., Piggly Wiggly is a chain of self-service grocery stores that offers a range of food and grocery products. Its stores offer a variety of ready-to-eat meals, such as beef and chicken dinners, casseroles, family-style portions, fish and seafood, gourmet items and international food products. Its specialty items include Mexican food, party platters, pasta dishes, pork dinners, quick and easy snacks, simple and fresh cuisines, summer fare, tailing and grilling meats, vegetarian meals and weight-loss selections. The company operates more than 600 stores throughout the United States. Founded in 1916, the company is independently owned and operated and is headquartered in Keene, N.H. Piggly Wiggly also provides retailer services, such as retail support, marketing programs and a variety of promotional items.