SEATTLE -- Safeway's division here became the first supermarket operator in the United States to stock potatoes from NatureMark, a Boise, Idaho-based biotechnogical seed company. Roughly 125 Safeway units have been merchandising NatureMark's Russett Burbank potato variety on their shelves since mid-February, sources familiar with the program said. The division, which supplies stores as far north as Alaska, is stocking the product only in its Puget Sound region in Seattle. NatureMark ...
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