ALBANY, Calif. -- During the prime holiday selling season just past, storms rocked the Pacific fisheries of Dungeness crab, wreaking havoc on supplies and the local market. But that did not stop Andronico's Park & Shop, based here, from offering Dungeness crab in all its units, while competitors ran short of the regional favorite, and prices soared because fishermen were unable to keep pace with the heavy demand. "We paid over $4, and we didn't beat our supplier up on price," said ...

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