Affiliated Southwest in Bankruptcy; AWG Buys Assets

Associated Wholesale Grocers began supplying most of the remaining members of Affiliated Foods Southwest last week after entering into an agreement with the Little Rock, Ark.-based member-owned cooperative to purchase certain assets from it, primarily the inventory. The agreement was expected to be approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Little Rock late last week after Affiliated

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Associated Wholesale Grocers here began supplying most of the remaining members of Affiliated Foods Southwest last week after entering into an agreement with the Little Rock, Ark.-based member-owned cooperative to purchase certain assets from it, primarily the inventory.

The agreement was expected to be approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Little Rock late last week after Affiliated filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 last Tuesday.

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