SALT LAKE CITY — Associated Foods Stores here said Wednesday it plans to close three of its Fresh Market stores later this month. The three stores — two here and one in Provo — were among the group of 34 Albertsons the member-owned cooperative purchased last November from Minneapolis-based Supervalu. The closures are slated for Friday, Oct. 29. According to Neil Berube, president of Fresh Markets, “We knew when we purchased the [Albertsons] stores that there would be challenges with some ...

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