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Below are grocery categories useful for determining where you can sell in a retail location.

This is a list of traditional retail CPG grocery categories found in food markets.

  • Baby
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits
  • Beverages:  tea, coffee, soda, juice, Kool-Aid, hot chocolate, water, etc.
  • Bread & Bakery
  • Breakfast & Cereal
  • Canned Goods & Soups
  • Condiments/Spices & Bake
  • Cookies, Snacks & Candy
  • Dairy, Eggs & Cheese
  • Deli & Signature Cafe
  • Flowers
  • Frozen Foods
  • Produce: Fruits & Vegetables
  • Grains, Pasta & Sides
  • International Cuisine
  • Meat & Seafood
  • Miscellaneous – gift cards/wrap, batteries, etc.
  • Paper Products – toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, paper plates/cups, etc.
  • Cleaning Supplies – laundry detergent, dishwashing soap, etc.
  • Health & Beauty, Personal Care & Pharmacy – pharmacy items, shampoo, toothpaste
  • Pet Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Tobacco
Here is a more complete list:
  1. Carbonated Beverages
  2. Milk
  3. Fresh Bread & Rolls
  4. Salty Snacks
  5. Beer/Ale/Alcoholic Cider
  6. Natural Cheese
  7. Wine
  8. Fz Dinners/Entrees
  9. Cold Cereal
  10. Cigarettes
  11. Yogurt
  12. Rfg Juices/Drinks
  13. Ice Cream/Sherbet
  14. Bottled Water
  15. Soup
  16. Crackers
  17. Cookies
  18. Bottled Juices
  19. Coffee
  20. Luncheon Meats
  21. Breakfast Meats
  22. Rfg Fresh Eggs
  23. Toilet Tissue
  24. Dog Food
  25. Total Chocolate Candy
  26. Fz Pizza
  27. Rfg Salad/Coleslaw
  28. Fz Novelties
  29. Laundry Detergent
  30. Vegetables
  31. Fz Seafood
  32. Spirits/Liquor
  33. Snack Bars/Granola Bars
  34. Baby Formula/Electrolytes
  35. Processed Cheese
  36. Shortening & Oil
  37. Fz/Rfg Poultry
  38. Cat Food
  39. Spices/Seasonings
  40. Dinner Sausage
  41. Paper Towels
  42. Fz Plain Vegetables
  43. Creams/Creamers
  44. Processed Fz/Rfg Poultry
  45. Frankfurters
  46. Pastry/Doughnuts
  47. Sports Drinks
  48. Fz Breakfast Food
  49. Pasta
  50. Spaghetti/Italian Sauce
  51. Pickles/Relish/Olives
  52. Mexican Foods
  53. Canned/Bottled Fruit
  54. Snack Nuts/Seeds/Corn Nuts
  55. Seafood – Ss
  56. Food & Trash Bags
  57. Salad Dressings – Ss
  58. Rfg Side Dishes
  59. Rice
  60. Total Non-Chocolate Candy
  61. Butter
  62. Dry Packaged Dinners
  63. Fz Meat
  64. Margarine/Spreads/Butter Blen
  65. Dough/Biscuit Dough – Rfg
  66. Tea/Coffee Ready-To-Drink
  67. Mayonnaise
  68. Baking Needs
  69. Sugar
  70. Ss Dinners
  71. Cups & Plates
  72. Baking Mixes
  73. Tomato Products
  74. Vitamins
  75. Fz Potatoes/Onions
  76. Rfg Meat
  77. Soap
  78. Bakery Snacks
  79. Diapers
  80. Household Cleaner
  81. Pies & Cakes
  82. Mexican Sauce
  83. Ss Meat & Rfg Ham
  84. Fz Appetizers/Snack Rolls
  85. Dish Detergent
  86. Cream Cheese/Cr Chs Spread
  87. Peanut Butter
  88. Jellies/Jams/Honey
  89. Internal Analgesics
  90. Gravy/Sauce Mixes
  91. Cottage Cheese
  92. Energy Drinks
  93. Aseptic Juices
  94. Gum
  95. Rfg Entrees
  96. Hot Cereal
  97. Lunches – Rfg
  98. Sour Cream
  99. Mustard & Ketchup
  100. All Other Sauces
  101. Baby Food
  102. Cold/Allergy/Sinus Tablets
  103. Toothpaste
  104. Tea – Bags/Loose
  105. Weight Con/Nutrition Liq/Pwd
  106. Fz Bread/Fz Dough
  107. Pet Supplies
  108. Gastrointestinal – Tablets
  109. Facial Tissue
  110. Sanitary Napkins/Tampons
  111. Flour/Meal
  112. Cat/Dog Litter
  113. Dried Fruit
  114. Shampoo
  115. Popcorn/Popcorn Oil
  116. Syrup/Molasses
  117. Deodorant
  118. Drink Mixes
  119. Baking Nuts
  120. Batteries
  121. Air Fresheners
  122. Gelatin/Pudding Prd And Mixes
  123. Foils & Wraps
  124. Desserts -Rfg
  125. Baked Beans/Canned Bread
  126. Fz Desserts/Topping
  127. Skin Care
  128. Blades
  129. English Muffins
  130. Spreads – Rfg
  131. Rfg Whipped Toppings
  132. Canned Juices – Ss
  133. Rfg Dips
  134. Fz Pies
  135. Cleaning Tools/Mops/Brooms
  136. Toaster Pastries/Tarts
  137. Dry Fruit Snacks
  138. Toothbrush/Dental Accesories
  139. Barbeque Sauce
  140. Rfg Teas/Coffee
  141. Charcoal
  142. Sugar Substitutes
  143. Fz Fruit
  144. Asian Food
  145. Paper Napkins
  146. Fabric Softener Liquid
  147. Hair Conditioner
  148. Seafood – Rfg
  149. Moist Towelettes
  150. Juices – Frozen
  151. Dip/Dip Mixes – Ss\Candles
  152. Dry Beans/Vegetables
  153. Mouthwash
  154. Misc. Snacks
  155. Instant Potatoes
  156. Coffee Creamer
  157. Kitchen Storage
  158. Vinegar
  159. Eye/Contact Lens Care Product
  160. Evaporated/Condensed Milk
  161. Milk Flavoring/Cocoa Mixes
  162. Frosting
  163. Fz Prepared Vegetables
  164. Hand & Body Lotion
  165. Hair Coloring
  166. Bleach
  167. Breadcrumbs/Batters
  168. Other Rfg Products
  169. Non-Fruit Drinks
  170. Light Bulbs
  171. Fz Pasta
  172. Laundry Care
  173. Salad Toppings
  174. Smokeless Tobacco
  175. Fz Pot Pies
  176. Dessert Toppings
  177. Foil Pans
  178. Pest Control
  179. Tea – Instant Tea Mixes
  180. Baked Goods – Rfg
  181. Salad Dressing – Rfg
  182. Misc Health Remedies
  183. Adult Incontinence
  184. Rfg Tortlla/Eggrll/Wontn Wrap
  185. Dried Meat Snacks
  186. Sponges & Scouring Pads
  187. Pizza – Rfg
  188. Steak/Worcestershire Sauce
  189. Rug/Upholstery/Fabric Treatmt
  190. Pancake Mixes
  191. Pasta – Rfg
  192. Fz Side Dishes
  193. Stuffing Mixes
  194. First Aid Treatment
  195. First Aid Accessories
  196. Premixed Cocktails/Coolers
  197. Fabric Softener Sheets
  198. Gastrointestinal – Liquid
  199. Hair Styling Gel/Mousse
  200. Cold/Allergy/Sinus Liquids
  201. Cosmetics – Eye
  202. Suntan Products
  203. Firelog/Firestarter/Firewood
  204. Pickles/Relish – Rfg
  205. Disposable Tableware
  206. Rice/Popcorn Cakes
  207. Croutons
  208. Hair Spray/Spritz
  209. Household Cleaner Cloths
  210. Cocktail Mixes
  211. Cough Drops
  212. Cosmetics – Facial
  213. Baby Accessories
  214. Nasal Products
  215. Baby Needs
  216. Hair Accessories
  217. Marshmallows
  218. Foot Care Products
  219. Office Products
  220. Coffee Filters
  221. Cigars
  222. Cosmetics – Nail
  223. Cheesecakes
  224. Feminine Needs
  225. Specialty Nut Butter
  226. Cough Syrup
  227. Shaving Cream
  228. Fz Corn On The Cob
  229. Denture Products
  230. Cotton Balls/Swabs
  231. All Other Breakfast Food
  232. Pizza Products
  233. Socks
  234. Shaving Lotion/Mens Fragrance
  235. Ice Cream Cones/Mixes
  236. Razors
  237. Childrens Art Supplies
  238. Cosmetics – Lip
  239. Lighters
  240. Furniture Polish
  241. Water Softeners/Treatment
  242. Other Frozen Foods
  243. Writing Instruments
  244. Automobile Fluids/Antifreeze
  245. Contraceptives
  246. External Analgesic Rubs
  247. Gloves
  248. Charcoal Lighter Fluids
  249. Floor Cleaners/Wax Removers
  250. Anti-Smoking Products
  251. Sleeping Remedies
  252. Water Filters/Devices
  253. All Other Tobacco Products
  254. Motor Oil
  255. Family Planning
  256. Pantyhose/Nylons
  257. Fragrances – Women’s
  258. Baking Cups/Paper