TRIMMING DOWN FOR 2006

The ebb and flow of competition resulted in some top-level changes in the rankings on SN's 2006 list of the Top 75 food distributors in North America.While the possible sale of some Albertsons divisions is likely to shake up the list as the year progresses, three traditional top 20 chains saw their standings fall in this year's rankings - Ahold USA, Winn-Dixie and A&P - to the benefit of three Canadian

The ebb and flow of competition resulted in some top-level changes in the rankings on SN's 2006 list of the Top 75 food distributors in North America.

While the possible sale of some Albertsons divisions is likely to shake up the list as the year progresses, three traditional top 20 chains saw their standings fall in this year's rankings - Ahold USA, Winn-Dixie and A&P - to the benefit of three Canadian companies - Loblaw, Sobeys and Metro.

Ahold USA lost

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