Save-A-Lot, founded in 1977, and operating 1,000 stores, is one of the leading limited-assortment grocery companies. It offers an assortment of more than 1,000 items that include a variety of farm-fresh fruit, vegetables, and inspected beef, pork and poultry products. The company also provides various dairy and bakery items and frozen and dry goods. The company also offers products through licensed retailers and operates a network of more than 10 distribution centers located across the United States. It is owned by Supervalu, a publicly traded company that specializes in grocery, pharmaceutical and supply chain operations. Save-A-Lot also supports various community service programs.