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Ohio Grocers Association

The Ohio Grocers Association (OGA),

established in 1899, is the leading advocate for Ohio's food industry. With a history spanning over a century, OGA represents about 400 grocers, wholesalers, brokers, and associates as a non-profit trade association.

Getting Technical

OGA focuses on impactful legislative efforts, effective government relations, industry education, and seamless communication. By collaborating strategically with partners, OGA aims to maximize benefits for its members, operating with professionalism and a dedication to their success.


"OGA has always been the go to organization for its members for timely updates on industry information, pertinent industry subjects and training, education and programs. As important though, OGA provides legislative representation and allows for its members to have a unified voice when dealing with government legislation.  OGA is the grocery industries advocate for its members, allowing for its members to unify and push agendas favorable to the grocery industry." 


Jeff Osborne 
New Business Development Manager 

"The Ohio Grocers Association is a key part of the Grocery industry in the state of Ohio.    It is an active association that helps the membership/industry be informed and respond to the key issues impacting the grocery industry.   It serves as an effective networking platform for the membership across the state.  As a past Chairperson,  I had the opportunity to work with the leadership team directly to navigate our industry through the recent COVID pandemic.   The work accomplished by the leadership was amazing. It is an honor to be a member of the Ohio grocers Association." 


Mike Davidson 
Buehler’s Fresh Foods 

"Navigating the ever changing environment in the grocery industry presents various obstacles for independent retailers. Over the years OGA has provided Dave’s with important legislative information and support. Furthermore OGA’s lobbying efforts help guide meaningful laws and policy critical to independent grocers across the state of Ohio." 

Aaron Saltzman 
Dave's Market

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