Roche Bros.

Roche Bros.
Industry Retail
Founded 1952 in Roslindale, Massachusetts
Founder Pat and Bud Roche
Headquarters Wellesley, Massachusetts
Key people
Ed Roche / Rick Roche, owners
Gary Pfeil, President
Bob Tassone, Controller [1]
Products Groceries, Prepared Foods, Beer and Wine (select stores only)
Revenue $389 million [1]
Number of employees
4600 [2]

Roche Bros. Supermarkets, Inc. is a chain of supermarkets based in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The company's stores are primarily located in the Boston Metro Area. Roche Bros. also operates the supermarket chain Sudbury Farms.

A third banner, Brothers Marketplace, primarily the next-generation concept of the brothers Ed and Rick Roche, has two locations both opened in 2014. The first one was opened in Weston, Massachusetts and a second in Medfield, Massachusetts.[2][3][4]


Pat and Bud Roche opened their first store in Roslindale, Massachusetts in 1952 as a meat and produce shop. The store expanded to include groceries in 1957.[5]

As of May 2013, the chain had 15 Roche Bros. and 3 Sudbury Farms locations.[6]

On April 29, 2015, an additional store opened in Boston's Downtown Crossing in the space formerly occupied by the original Filene's Basement.[7][8]


Roche Bros currently has 19 locations.

Roche Bros.

Sudbury Farms

Brothers Marketplace


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