Food wholesalers are looking for "creative solutions" to solve the imminent business challenges of the second half of 1998.
or nonexistent food inflation. In addition, they are losing customers to the trend toward consolidation that is sweeping the industry.
To overcome these obstacles, wholesalers are investing in technology, capital expenditures and acquisitions, and are seeking new types of customers, including supermarket chains that are currently self-supplying. Below is