BIG-TOMATO CONTEST IS RESCUED BY SHOPRITE

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- More than 500 contestants showed up at 47 New Jersey locations of ShopRite Supermarkets here to participate in the 21st annual New Jersey Championship Tomato Weigh-In -- a popular end-of-summer event that the 190-store chain rescued from demise."The contest is uniquely New Jersey, and we're a New Jersey company -- so it was a nice fit," said ShopRite spokeswoman Laura McCafferty.The

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- More than 500 contestants showed up at 47 New Jersey locations of ShopRite Supermarkets here to participate in the 21st annual New Jersey Championship Tomato Weigh-In -- a popular end-of-summer event that the 190-store chain rescued from demise.

"The contest is uniquely New Jersey, and we're a New Jersey company -- so it was a nice fit," said ShopRite spokeswoman Laura McCafferty.

The retailer decided to assume co-sponsorship of the event -- which awards pri

Register to view the full article

test - Advanced Registered User

Already a member? .