January 2006
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents an update on the retail food sector in the U.S. as of January 2006. A definitive agreement has been signed by Fresh Brands Inc. to acquire an affiliate of grocery wholesale cooperative Certified Grocers Midwest Inc. Giant Eagle has won the grand prize in the national promotion contest of the 2005 Fair Trade Month.


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