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Washington Food Industry Association

An alliance of the independent grocery and convenience store industries proudly serving Washington State

WFIA Membership

WFIA's Annual Golf Tournament

2024 Brings One Golf Tournament on September 11, 2024

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Become a WFIA Member

The WFIA has been promoting, supporting, & protecting businesses in the food, beverage, & convenience industry in Washington State for over 120 years.

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Join the WFIA Retro Program

Supporting & serving grocers, convenience stores & suppliers in our beautiful state since day one.

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Washington Food Industry Association (WFIA) 

We are dedicated to advocating, educating, and elevating the interests of the Washington State independent grocers, convenience stores, and their suppliers.

Who We Serve

Washington Food Industry Association (WFIA) supports and represents the neighborhood grocers, convenience and specialty retail stores, suppliers and distributors that make up the fabric of our communities in Washington State.

Our Membership

Independent Grocers

Independent community grocers in Washington State.

Convenience & Neighborhood Stores

Local and independent convenience stores and specialty neighborhood stores that supply food staples, including micro-groceries, fuel stations and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

Suppliers & Distributors

Washington-based suppliers and distributors that support our local independent operators.

“No matter the scale of the issue in question, WFIA's leadership always finds the nuance behind the details, and they extract solutions like gems from a quarry.”

- Dan Alsaker at The Broadway Group

(Flying J Travel Plaza)

Join the WFIA Retro Program

We give back to our members: Over $50 Million Refunded to WFIA Members

The goal of WFIA’s Group Retro Program services is to reduce the workers’ compensation premiums you pay to L&I. We specialize in administering workers' compensation Retrospective Rating (Retro) programs and have more experience than any other company in the state. Members of WFIA’s program pays an average of 15% less than other non-retro industry businesses!

WFIA Annual Events

WFIA holds several events throughout the years to celebrate our members, advocate for our interests and to connect communities.

Connect: Vendor-2-Retailer

Golf Tournaments

Day at the Capitol

Best Bagger Competition

WFIA Government Relations

Washington Food Industry Association is intimately involved and continuously engaged at all levels of government by participating in the process of legislation, regulation and politics. WFIA works to provide timely, credible and proven effective representation on issues directly impacting the grocery and convenience store industries.


Washington Food Industry Association membership is open to all industry retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, & suppliers in Washington State.

Legislative Priorities

Our Story

Since 1899, the Washington Food Industry Association has proudly supported the independent grocery and convenience industry and its suppliers in Washington State.

Our History


The WFIA Educational Foundation (WFIAEF) provides scholarships to WFIA members and their employees for educational courses, conferences and seminars.

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