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7 Incredible Supermarkets In Arizona You’ve Probably Never Heard Of But Need To Visit

Over the years, I’ve seen plenty of grocery store chains in Arizona come and go. For example, do AJ Bayless, Southwest Supermarket, or ABCO ring a bell? In the last two decades, national chains have taken over the grocery market here in Arizona and finding locally-owned stores has become more difficult and, in some places, incredibly rare. If you miss knowing that your dollars are staying in Arizona’s economy, you’re in luck! Today, we’re going to check out a few independent, locally-owned grocery stores where you can pick up your daily needs and specialty items.

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Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at