Supervalu has already bought corn for the whole summer and enough strawberries to send off this year's season with a bang. Indeed, as early as last month, officials were huddling with key vendors to map out how much product they'll need for summer promotions, so growers can plant to meet the demand. Supervalu, one of the nation's largest wholesalers, and one of its biggest retailers, is like many other companies these days -- it's cultivated a relationship with a handful of select growers ...

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