What is H-E-B stand for?

H. E. B. is the initials of Howard Edward Butt. It is a grocery store chain founded in 1905 when Florence Butt opened the C.C. Butt Grocery Store in Kerrville, Texas. In 1919, her youngest son took over the store upon his return from World War I and his initials later became the name of the store.

What is the biggest H-E-B in Houston?

18 at the intersection of North MacGregor Way and State Highway 288 in Houston. The new 90,000-square-foot store is in step with other recent openings for the San Antonio-based grocer; it features expansive shopping options, added services for convenience, quality selection and an emphasis on healthy living.

Where are H-E-B stores located?


Type Private
Headquarters San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Number of locations 340 (2018)
Area served Texas, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Coahuila, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Aguascalientes & Querétaro.
Key people Charles Butt (Chairman & CEO) Scott McClelland, President Martin Otto, COO

Who owns H-E-B Texas?

Butt family
#15 Butt family The Butt family owns the Texas-based H.E.B. grocery store chain, which started in 1905 when Florence Butt opened a small grocery store with just $60. Her son Howard Butt took over in the 1920s and expanded it across Texas, renaming it the H.E. Butt Grocery Company in 1928.

Is Central Market the same as H-E-B?

Central Market is an American gourmet grocery store chain owned by H-E-B Grocery Company based in San Antonio, Texas. The chain has ten locations, all in Texas.

Are H-E-B only in Texas?

Today H-E-B serves families all over Texas and Mexico in 155 communities, with more than 340 stores and over 100,000 employees. Our commitment to excellence has made us one of the nation’s largest independently owned food retailers.

Will H-E-B ship out of state?

In addition to shipping across Texas and to 46 states, heb.com will ship to military bases worldwide. Orders are shipped in one to three days and can be sent throughout Texas, to 46 states (excludes California, Alaska and Hawaii), and to any Army Post Office or Fleet Post Office (APO/FPO) address in the world.

Where do H-E-B eggs come from?

These eggs come from Texas hens that are pasture-raised on a vegetarian, antibiotic-free diet. That means the hens are grazing on land that’s never been treated with herbicides, pesticides or artificial fertilizers. So when you crack one of ’em open, you’ll get pure egg yolk and egg white.