Focus: food distributors

September 2003
Refrigerated Transporter;Sep2003, Vol. 39 Issue 28, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on developments related to food distribution and marketing in the U.S. as of September 2003. Sectors from the food industry acquiring and merging with other companies in the first half of 2003; Deals and acquisition agreements of supermarkets; Declaration from the board of directors of Ingles Markets Inc.


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