Trader Joe’s, Costco, Whole Foods have best coronavirus safety measures among grocery stores: Survey

Trader Joe’s, Costco Wholesale and Whole Foods Market have been ranked as the top three grocery retailers with top-tier coronavirus health and safety protocols, according to Ipsos Group S.A., one of the largest market research and consulting firms in the world.

Ipsos released its Consumer Health & Safety Index survey on Wednesday and found that the three companies excelled at proper face-covering usage, social distancing and other critical procedures that help customers minimize their chance of contracting COVID-19.

3. Trader Joe’s

Customers wait in line to enter the Trader Joe's store in South Beach on April 14, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

2. Costco Wholesale

Americans lined up to buy goods at supermarkets like Costco Wholesale and Walmart as fears over COVID-19 pandemic in New Jersey, United States on April 18, 2020. (Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

1. Whole Foods Market

People wait in line at a Whole Foods store during the coronavirus pandemic on April 21, 2020 in New York City. (Rob Kim/Getty Images)