MINNEAPOLIS — Nash Finch Co. here said it expects to see a sharp decrease in food inflation in 2012 as consumers will no longer tolerate price increases. “The sheer level of inflation for food, we believe, will dissipate dramatically in 2012, just simply because the economic environment is not strong enough to support it,” said Alec Covington, president and chief executive officer of Nash Finch, in conference call discussing year-end financial results. In addition, he ...

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