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

  • A large range of brands, including own brands
  • My Bonus loyalty program
  • Innovative in-store concepts like sushi bar and grill and steak
  • AH.nl and Appie app for home delivery and more than 14,000 recipes
  • ‘I eat better’: an educational food program for schools
  • Supermarkets – Albert Heijn
  • Proud of our large network of franchise stores
  • Convenience stores – AH to go
  • Online shopping and delivery for food and non-food – ah.nl and ah.be

Market area

  • The Netherlands

    884 stores

  • Belgium

    37 stores

  • Germany

    11 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 ah.nl, ah.be and AH to go.


Albert Heijn B.V.

Albert Heijn
Provincialeweg 11
1506 MA Zaandam
The Netherlands


+31 88 659 9111