FoodMaxx is a locally owned chain of warehouse supermarkets. The first FoodMaxx store was opened in 1986 in Bakersfield, Calif. The company maintains bakery, produce, meat, grocery and warehousing departments. It offers a range of food products that includes cereals, rice, fruit, vegetables, meat, noodles, sauces and condiments. The company also offers other products that include toothpicks, kitchen matches, trash bags, liquid detergents, drinking water and bath tissue. It provides products from various manufacturers, including Colgate, Krispy, Ariel, Dryers, Garnier and Pepsi. In addition, the company provides online food and safety tips and cooking instructions to customers. It also supports community organizations such as the United Way, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The company offers educational tours to schools, clubs and a variety of organizations. FoodMaxx operates more than 120 stores in Northern California and maintains a store location in Newark, Calif.