DEGREES OF DIFFERENCE

MISSOULA, Mont. -- The Buttrey Food & Drug Stores Co. unit here uses locally made products, ethnic foods and natural and organic choices as points of difference to appeal to customers in this college town.As part of its undercover series, SN late last month visited Buttrey's 50,000-square-foot unit here, the largest supermarket in this city. Buttrey is headquartered in Great Falls, Mont.Posing as

MISSOULA, Mont. -- The Buttrey Food & Drug Stores Co. unit here uses locally made products, ethnic foods and natural and organic choices as points of difference to appeal to customers in this college town.

As part of its undercover series, SN late last month visited Buttrey's 50,000-square-foot unit here, the largest supermarket in this city. Buttrey is headquartered in Great Falls, Mont.

Posing as a newcomer to the area, SN's reporter asked to be shown around the store. T

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