INDIANAPOLIS — Marsh Supermarkets here said last week it has sold the assets of its Butterfield Foods commissary kitchen to a group led by the division’s president. Terms were not disclosed. Frank Violi, the president of Butterfield since 2003, is acquiring the assets through his Violi Foods concern, based in Noblesville, Ind., where Buttefield is also located. Butterfield serves as a central kitchen for Marsh supermarkets, supplying salads and other deli items, and will continue to supply certain items as part of the sale agreement. Marsh, which also recently sold its McNamara Floral division to that group’s president, said it would use the proceeds from the Butterfield sale to invest in its stores.
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