Ray's - Your community grocer
Ray's Food Place
Ray's is a retail grocery chain located in Oregon and California that operates as a banner under C&K Market, Incorporated. Stores are usually located in smaller communities to provide residents with a full shopping experience with fresh foods from a brand they trust. The company practices green initiatives like using organic cleaners, recycling programs, solar energy, and free electric car charging stations to help promote a sustainable future. Ray's locations are separated into different departments so it is easy for consumers to navigate through stores. The departments include beverage, dairy, produce, meats, general merchandise, and health and beauty. Services are also offered in stores which include Western Union banking services, Rug Doctor rentals, and propane refills. A full service Bakery and Deli is available to customers, where they can buy graduation and wedding cakes, as well as deli specials like sandwiches, pre-made foods, and rotisserie chicken. Check for weekly specials like on seafood and new items that are available by season.
Ray's - Since 1956
In 1956, Ray Nidiffer joined C&K partnership by buying out Kimberly in C&K Market located in Brookings, Oregon. However in 1969, Collins retired and Nidiffer became the sole owner of the corporation. He began to steadily grow the company through acquisitions and updating existing stores, until 1997, when his son Doug took over the company. Today, the company is continuing to grow and there are over 35 Ray's Food Place grocery stores throughout Oregon and Northern California.