NORFOLK, Neb. — Affiliated Foods Midwest here is planning to expand into a 700,000-square-foot distribution center to be built in Kenosha, Wis. Officials of the cooperative confirmed local news reports that it was eyeing the site and was looking at a September completion for the building, but declined further comment. Sources told SN last year that Affiliated was looking to expand in part so it could seek to service independent retailers currently serviced by Certified Grocers, a Hodgkins, Ill.-based cooperative. Affiliated currently operates distribution centers in Norfolk and in Elwood, Kan., serving more than 800 independents in 12 states.
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