Forbes published its 33rd annual ranking of America's largest private companies, and seven grocers landed in the top 30. (Cargill topped the overall list, with $109.7 billion in sales, followed by Koch Industries).
Albertsons, with several banners including Albertsons, Safeway and Acme, is third on the overall list and the top grocer, with $59.7 billion in sales and 273,000 employees.
Also on the list:
#7: Publix Super Markets
#10: C&S Wholesale Grocers
#12: HE Butt Grocery (H-E-B)
#25: Southeastern Grocer (Bi-Lo, Harveys, Winn-Dixie)