ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Ingles Markets here has opened a produce warehouse facility that will allow the chain to buy and distribute fresh fruits and vegetables directly for the first time. Ingles' continued expansion prompted the need for a new facility, according to officials at the 183-unit chain. "We need this kind of facility to handle the needs imposed by our substantial and continuing growth," Robert P. Ingle, chairman, said in a statement. Previously, Ingles had been buying its fresh ...

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