WETTERAU FAMILY STARTS FOOD VENTURE

ST. LOUIS -- The Wetterau family is moving back into the food business with a new venture that will include retailing and licensing.More than a year after Supervalu, Minneapolis, acquired 123-year-old Wetterau Inc., Hazelwood, Mo., the great-grandsons of the latter company's founder have formed a new firm, Wetterau Associates, based here.The new venture will acquire regional food chains and operate

ST. LOUIS -- The Wetterau family is moving back into the food business with a new venture that will include retailing and licensing.

More than a year after Supervalu, Minneapolis, acquired 123-year-old Wetterau Inc., Hazelwood, Mo., the great-grandsons of the latter company's founder have formed a new firm, Wetterau Associates, based here.

The new venture will acquire regional food chains and operate licensed Save-A-Lot stores. In addition, it will acquire niche manufacturers,

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