MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- The acquisition of produce distributor Norristown Wholesale, Norristown, Pa., will help Richfood Holdings here become the largest procurer of produce on the East Coast, said Richfood officials. Immediately, however, the acquisition allows the wholesaler to concentrate on "taking care of our current customers" by better meeting their produce needs, said Stuart Newton, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Richfood. "We're just looking to move forward ...

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