Ukrop's Deal Could Be Done in Weeks: Source

Ukrop's, the iconic family-run supermarket chain founded 72 years ago, could be sold within weeks, sources told SN Wednesday.

RICHMOND, Va. — Ukrop's, the iconic family-run supermarket chain founded here 72 years ago, could be sold within weeks, sources told SN Wednesday. The family that runs the 28-store chain is currently in talks with multiple bidders, according to a source who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

It is believed that Ruddick Corp., parent of the Harris Teeter chain, along with Ahold and Delhaize, are among potential bidders. Supervalu, Ukrop’s primary supplier, has dropped o

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