Metcash Ltd. is a wholesale distribution company, which specializes in grocery, liquor, hardware and other fast moving consumer goods. The company operates through the following segments: Food and Grocery, Liquor activities, and Hardware and Automotive. The Food and Grocery segment comprise the distribution of dry grocery, perishable and general merchandise supplies to retail outlets. The Liquor activities segment comprise the distribution of liquor products to retail outlets and hotels. The Hardware and Automotive segment comprises the distribution of hardware supplies and automotive parts and accessories to retail outlets. Metcash was founded by Joe David in May 1927 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.