MONTVALE, N.J. — A&P has announced it will place a new emphasis on local produce by establishing partnerships with farmers in New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, which will make it the largest retailer of locally grown produce in the Northeast. “A&P has always been a supporter of locally produced product, especially locally grown product when the product is available,” said Sal Baio, vice president of A&P's fresh department. “However, we've always downplayed it. This ...

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