Awards and Recognition


At SpartanNash, our talented Associates have helped us earn an award-winning reputation. But don’t just take our word for it. Here are a few of the awards and recognition SpartanNash has earned.

Fortune 500

2015-2023

Ranked #1 on “Hottest Companies on the Fortune 500” list — 2015

World’s Most Admired Companies — 2013

Great Place To Work | 2024 Certification Badge

Great Place to Work® Certified

2023-2025

America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity

Newsweek

2024

Best of the Best

U.S. Veterans Magazine

2023

America’s Best Employers By State

Ranked #37 in Michigan — 2019

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Creative Choice Awards

National Grocers Association – 2024

  • Winner – Outstanding Marketer Award
  • Winner – Connections Through Omnichannel (SpartanNash Influencer League)
  • Winner – Excellence in ESG Award, presented by Kellanova (SpartanNash Family Fare In Your Neighborhood)
  • Honorable Mention – Grand Opening or Remodel (SpartanNash Family Fare Conversion)

The American Business Awards

Bronze Stevie® Award Winner, Corporate & Community – Employee Engagement Event — 2023

 Bronze Stevie® Award Winner, Most Valuable Corporate Response — 2022

Gold Plate Award

Food Industry Association (FMI) — 2017 and 2020-23

Recognizing SpartanNash for its efforts to promote National Family Meals Month™ and encourage families to share more meals, together at home, more often

Veteran-Friendly Employer

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

  • Gold level — 2022
  • Silver level — 2018-2021, 2023
  • Bronze level — 2016-17
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Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation®

The National Association for Business Resources — 2013-2023

The Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness®

The National Association for Business Resources — 2019-2023

West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The National Association for Business Resources — 2013-2023

Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness®

The National Association for Business Resources — 2016-2023

Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

Food Logistics — 2015-18 and 2023

Recognizing SpartanNash Logistics — part of SpartanNash’s food distribution segment — for supply chain optimization and high-service logistics solutions

Food Solutions Company of the Year

2023

Top Women in Grocery

Progressive Grocer

Since 2012, 96 female SpartanNash Associates have been recognized for their leadership in the retail food and grocery industries

The PG 100: North America’s Top Retailers of Food and Consumables

Progressive Grocer

Ranked #41 in 2023

Top 25 Most Flexible Companies

Indeed.com — 2022

Bronze Medal

EcoVadis — 2022

Recognizing the quality of the company’s sustainability management system at the time of the assessment

Winning Company

2020 Women on Boards — 2011-2020

SmartWay partner

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — 2016-2020

Recognizing SpartanNash Logistics — part of SpartanNash’s food distribution segment — for working toward more cost-effective and environmentally efficient freight transportation

Military Friendly® Employer

VIQTORY — 2019-20

Military Friendly® Brand

VIQTORY — 2020