EXECUTIVES AT KROGER CO., Cincinnati, and Ralphs Grocery Co., Compton, Calif., said there is no truth to trade reports that they are discussing a possible acquisition of Ralphs by Kroger. Industry observers in southern California have speculated about a merger for several months. eral projects. Food Distributors International, Falls Church, Va., whose members supply food to the armed services, prisons and other federal institutions, supports Lott's hardball tactics. In a statement, the FDI ...

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