WinCo Foods can trace its beginnings back to 1967 when Ralph Ward and Bud Williams opened a discount warehouse grocery store in Boise, Idaho, under the name Waremart. The company operated stores under the names of Waremart Food Centers and Cub Foods until 1999 when it changed its store and corporate name to WinCo Foods. It is an employee-owned company that operates a chain of more than 50 stores in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and Nevada. The company has a staff of more than 9,000 full-time employees throughout the chain. It offers a selection of grocery, meat, produce, bakery, and bulk food and deli products. In addition, the company has a team of more than 200 drivers that not only transport goods from warehouse to stores, but also provide delivery services to customers. The company maintains a presence in Hillsboro, Ore.