Ingles Markets, Incorporated (Ingles) is a supermarket chain in the southeast United States. The Company operates 203 supermarkets, including 73 in Georgia, 70 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 owns and operates a milk processing and packaging plant. The Company operates in retail grocery. The Company owns 154 of its supermarkets, either in free-standing stores or as the anchor tenant in an owned shopping center. The Company also owns 19 undeveloped sites suitable for a free-standing store.