RICHMOND, Va. -- Richfood Holdings here had to deal with a series of frogs before it met its prince, Minneapolis-based Supervalu. ood had discussions with several potential suitors before it settled on Supervalu. Richfood said it conducted a review of its strategic options from early 1998 through early 1999 and initiated contacts with several potential acquisition targets, none of which ended in an acquisition transaction. During the second half of 1998 Richfood said it was also ...

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