Albert Heijn

Established: 1887 Stores: 1,013

Did you know?

In 1952 Albert Heijn opened the first self-service supermarket in the Netherlands

Albert Heijn and its suppliers support local communities in Africa through the AH Foundation

Albert Heijn’s food magazine Allerhande is the Netherlands' best-read magazine

Store formats & features

  • Supermarkets
  • Convenience stores
  • Online shopping

Market area

  • The Netherlands

    888 stores

  • Belgium

    42 stores

Both the rich and the poor should be able to do their groceries at my store’ – founder, Albert Heijn


Albert Heijn is the leading food retailer in the Netherlands and also has stores in Belgium and Germany.

The company’s mission is to offer all the ingredients for a better life. Every day it brings good, safe, sustainable and healthy food to millions of customers. Stores offer a wide range of high quality items and friendly, helpful service. Long opening hours and online ordering enable customers to shop for groceries around the clock. Albert Heijn is committed to offering the best for its customers and associates and to being a better neighbor to the communities it serves.

Albert Heijn's other formats include, and AH to go.


Albert Heijn B.V.

Albert Heijn
Provincialeweg 11
1506 MA Zaandam
The Netherlands


+31 88 659 9111