Ingles Markets, Incorporated (Ingles) is a supermarket chain in the southeast United States. As of September 29, 2012, the Company operated 203 supermarkets, including 74 in Georgia, 69 in North Carolina, 36 in South Carolina, 21 in Tennessee, two in Virginia and one in Alabama. The Company�s supermarkets are located in suburban areas, small towns and neighborhood shopping centers. Ingles supermarkets offers customers a range of advertised food products, including grocery, meat and dairy products, produce, frozen foods and other perishables, and non-food products. Non-food products include fuel centers, pharmacies, health and beauty care products and general merchandise. The Company also offers private label items. The Company�s modern stores focuses on selling products, including perishable departments featuring organic and home meal replacement items, in-store pharmacies, on-premises fuel centers, and a selection of food and non-food items to provide a one-stop shopping.