Press Room

Awards & Achievements

We are honored to have been named Best Grocery Store and Best Place to Work by so many Gulf Coast newspapers, magazines, organizations and online polls. We have also been nationally recognized by Bon Appétit, Epicurious, AOL, Business Insider and The Daily Meal as One of the Best Grocery Stores in the Country. These honors and achievements are the result of our commitment to our team members, customers, vendors, community organizations and local events.


Donny Rouse, CEO, 3rd Generation

Meet Our CEO

Third-generation grocer Donny Rouse is profiled in the Baton Rouge Business Report story Cornering the Market.


Recent News Stories

  • In July 2017, Rouses Markets Signs Agreement with the Saints as Official Supermarket of the Black-And-Gold
  • In June 2017, Rouses again wins The Times of Acadiana’s Best Supermarket in Acadiana Award
  • In May 2017, Rouses announces plans for 55th store at Bluebonnet Village in Baton Rouge
  • In February 2017, Rouses is named the Most Popular Grocery Store in Louisiana by Business Insider
  • In January 2017, Rouses is again recognized as Best Supermarket in New Orleans Magazine’s Tops of the Town Readers Poll
  • In November 2016, Steve Black is named new president and COO of Rouses Markets
  • In October 2016, the company acquires nine LeBlanc’s Food Stores
  • In October 2016, Rouse Markets again wins Best Supermarket in Terrebonne and Lafourche in the Houma Courier and Thibodaux Daily Comet Readers’ Choice Polls
  • In October 2016, Rouses in Denham Springs, LA, reopens after historic flooding
  • In August 2016, Rouses is named Gambit’s Best Supermarket in New Orleans for nineth year in a row
  • In April 2016, Epicurious names Rouses Markets The Best Grocery Store In America
  • In April 2016, the first Rouses Market in Ponchatoula, LA, opens
  • In October 2015, the New Orleans Pelicans names Rouses Markets Official Grocer
  • In March 2015, Denham Springs, LA, gets a new Rouses Markets
  • In October 2014, a second Rouses Market opens in Lafayette, LA
  • In October 2014, Gretna, LA, gets a new Rouses Market
  • In February 2014, Rouses wins first Nappie Reader’s Choice Best Supermarket in Lower Alabama Award by the Lagniappe Weekly newspaper in Mobile, AL
  • In February 2014, Rouses Markets opens five new stores in Lower Alabama
  • In April 2013, Rouses “Roots on the Rooftop” is named one of the top urban farms in the world
  • In April 2013, Rouses Market is first recognized as the Best Supermarket on the Mississippi Gulf Coast by readers of the Mississippi Sun Herald
  • In February 2012, Rouses is named one of the Top 50 Independent Retailers

News & Media

For news and media inquiries contact Rouses Marketing and Advertising and for all other inquiries submit your request to Rouses Markets.


Media Gallery

You may request logos and high-resolution images for editorial use in newspapers, news magazines and trade publications, and online and broadcast media. All logos and images remain the property of Rouses Markets and must be credited as such. These images are for editorial use only and cannot be used for personal or commercial purposes. Inquires should be submitted to Rouses Marketing and Advertising.


Filming Policy

Absolutely no photography, video or filming is permitted inside a Rouses Market without prior authorization and an escort while shooting. All requests must be submitted in writing to area press contact a minimum of two business days in advance. Inquires should be submitted to Rouses Marketing and Advertising.