Wegmans grabbed the top spot in a survey of grocery chains conducted by Consumer Reports, which received feedback from nearly 58,000 subscribers. Wegmans has held the top spot in the annual survey since 2006.
For 2017, the company received excellent ratings in categories such as cleanliness, fresh store-prepared foods, staff courtesy, checkout speed, produce quality and variety, meat/poultry quality, healthy options and local produce quantity.
Market Basket finished second, followed by Trader Joe’s, Publix and Fairway Stores. Costco and Aldi received good marks, while Whole Foods, Kroger, BJ’s, ShopRite, Giant and Weis were further down the list. Acme received poor marks, and Walmart finished last.