UNFI to buy Supervalu for about $2.9B

UNITED NATURAL FOODS INC. has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Supervalu Inc. for $2.9 billion.
NEW YORK - United Natural Foods Inc. agreed to buy the Minneapolis-based Supervalu Inc. for about $2.9 billion, including estimated debt,  in the latest consolidation in the grocery industry. The Providence-headquartered distributor of natural and organic foods to Whole Foods Market and other grocery chains will pay $32.50 a share in cash for Supervalu, according…

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