Anthony J. Rouse, Sr., started with one store in Houma, Louisiana, back in 1960.
Rouses Markets is now one of the largest independent grocers and fastest growing family owned companies in the United States.
Donny Rouse is the current CEO; he is the third generation to run the company.
More than 7,000 employees serve customers across three states: Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
There are 63 stores: 53 in Louisiana, three on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and eight in Lower Alabama
In 2020, Rouses Markets celebrated its 60th anniversary
In 2023, the company marked 100 Years of City Produce. City Produce is the first company that the Rouse family started after arriving in America from Sardinia.