KEASBEY, N.J. — Wakefern Food Corp. here on Thursday announced a new company — Thompson Food Corp. — had joined the retail cooperative and would reopen a former ShopRite store in Uniondale, N.Y., later this year. Thompson Food Corp., the 47th member of the Wakefern co-op, is led by Kenneth Thompson, a 45-year veteran of the supermarket industry who most recently was senior vice president of operations for Penn Traffic Co. Thompson is also a former president of Waldbaums, a former ShopRite ...

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