A lot has changed since 1883 – the year Arthur Hannaford began selling high-quality fruits & vegetables from a produce cart on the Portland, Maine, waterfront. That one-horse cart became Hannaford Supermarkets, a leading grocer serving customers throughout Northern New England and New York.
Times change, but our customers still expect the highest-quality produce, meat and deli products; good prices and great value; and first-class customer service.
Number of stores: Over 170
Number of associates: Over 26,000
Service area: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont
Affiliation: Hannaford is owned by Belgium-based Delhaize Group. One of the world’s largest food retailers, Delhaize Group owns and operates more than 2,500 stores globally, including U.S. supermarkets Food Lion, Sweetbay, Bloom, Bottom Dollar and Harvey’s.
Distribution: Hannaford operates state-of-the-art distribution centers in South Portland, Maine; Schodack, New York; and Winthrop, Maine.
Transportation: Founded in 1982 to supply Hannaford’s growing retail business, Hannaford Trucking Company features an elite team of drivers and a knowledgeable dispatch staff employing state-of-the-art technology. It is a licensed irregular-route common carrier with authority to transport general commodities in 48 states.