Founded in 1930, Publix Super Markets is one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States. The company specializes in a variety of grocery products, such as meat, seafood, dairy items, and natural and organic foods. It operates deli, bakery and produce departments. Its pharmacy division offers medical screenings and insurance services. The retailer also provides cakes and desserts for weddings and special occasions. In addition, Publix Super Markets organizes cooking classes. It operates a food and nutrition center that offers information on health, recipes and weight management. The retailer s additional services include gift cards and film development. It publishes a magazine that features articles on food and nutrition. With a presence in North Lauderdale, Fla., Publix Super Markets also operates distribution centers and manufacturing facilities.