There are few necessities to human life quite like food. Having to quench our hunger is a fundamental human need, but unlike water needed for hydration, material sustenance can come any way you want it.

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For most, going to the grocery store is the preferred way to get the food you want and need for yourself.

Arizona residents have the luxury of going to the best in the United States.

Most Popular Chains

There are hundreds of different grocery stores across the us, with dozens of them being connected through previously established chains. These chains allow for a sense of familiarity when shopping, even if you're not in your hometown.

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Top 10 Chains in the U.S.:

  1. Walmart
  2. Costco
  3. Kroger
  4. Sam's Club
  5. Publix
  6. Target
  7. H-E-B
  8. Safeway
  9. Whole Foods
  10. Dollar General

These numbers add up, especially when taking into consideration that Kroger owns Fry's, an incredibly popular grocery chain in the American west.

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Best in the Country

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There is one chain that mysteriously did not find its way onto the list: Trader Joe's. Home to unique and eccentric store designs, products, and employees, TJ's is a staple of the home-grown family.

One Trader Joes in particular stands above the rest. There lies a Trader Joe's in Gilbert, AZ that is statistically better than anywhere else. A study by Solitaired, a mobile gaming company, found that the Trader Joe's in Gilbert was a cut above the rest. The study looked at over 3,000 grocery stores in the U.S., judging them on reviews, customer service, food quality, checkout speed, and prices.

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Once all of those were added up, the Gilbert Trader Joe's stood unanimously at the top of the mountain, so if you find yourself hungry in Gilbert, you know where to go.

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