DART OFFER FOR SHOPPERS FOOD ACCEPTED

LANHAM, Md. (FNS) -- The founding family of Shoppers Food Warehouse here has accepted an offer to sell its half of the supermarket chain for $210 million to Dart Group, Landover, Md., which owns the other half.Kenneth M. Herman, who founded the 34-unit chain, agreed to the buyout less than 48 hours after Dart initiated a change-of-ownership option included in the chain's stockholders' agreement. The

LANHAM, Md. (FNS) -- The founding family of Shoppers Food Warehouse here has accepted an offer to sell its half of the supermarket chain for $210 million to Dart Group, Landover, Md., which owns the other half.

Kenneth M. Herman, who founded the 34-unit chain, agreed to the buyout less than 48 hours after Dart initiated a change-of-ownership option included in the chain's stockholders' agreement. The deal is to close in 60 days.

Mark A. Flint, who joined Dart as chief financia

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