RICHFOOD SOLIDIFIES DEAL FOR FARM FRESH

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richfood Holdings here said last week it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Farm Fresh, Norfolk, Va., for $220 million in cash. nization of the retail chain under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The deal, which is to involve 44 of 48 Farm Fresh stores, is expected to close early in 1998, subject to approval by the retailer's shareholders and regulatory agencies.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richfood Holdings here said last week it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Farm Fresh, Norfolk, Va., for $220 million in cash.

nization of the retail chain under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The deal, which is to involve 44 of 48 Farm Fresh stores, is expected to close early in 1998, subject to approval by the retailer's shareholders and regulatory agencies. Farm Fresh said last week it has commenced solicitation of votes from its shareholders by

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