ELIZABETH, N.J. -- More than 500 contestants showed up at 47 New Jersey locations of ShopRite Supermarkets here to participate in the 21st annual New Jersey Championship Tomato Weigh-In -- a popular end-of-summer event that the 190-store chain rescued from demise. "The contest is uniquely New Jersey, and we're a New Jersey company -- so it was a nice fit," said ShopRite spokeswoman Laura McCafferty. The retailer decided to assume co-sponsorship of the event -- which awards prizes for the ...

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