ROBESONIA, Pa. — Associated Wholesalers Inc. here believes in leaving well enough alone. Since acquiring White Rose Foods, Carteret, N.J., last June, the cooperative has maintained that portion of its business as a voluntary wholesaler, with its own management and its own strategy — a situation that is unlikely to change, Chris Michael, AWI's chief executive officer, told SN. “White Rose will continue to operate as a voluntary, and AWI will continue to go to market as a cooperative,” ...

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