Stater Brothers Markets is one of the largest privately owned supermarket chains and has a staff of more than 16,000 employees. It offers a variety of food items, such as beef, pork, lamb, seafood, poultry, snacks, and fresh fruit and vegetables. The company also provides catering services for birthdays, anniversaries, team parties and special events. In addition, it has a pharmacy department that has pharmacists and technicians who provide consultation services. The company additionally supports various programs that benefit hunger relief, health and nutrition and education. Established in 1936, Stater Brothers Markets operates more than 160 supermarkets and maintains a presence in San Bernardino, Calif.