JOLIET, Ill. — Central Grocers, a member-owned grocery wholesaler, said it has agreed to acquire the distribution arm of Chicago-based Dearborn Wholesale Grocers. Terms were not disclosed. According to its website, Dearborn, founded as a wholesaler in 1919, operates a 350,000-square-foot main distribution center in Chicago, which includes a 20,000-square-foot freezer and a 16,000-square-foot perishables cooler. The company also operates a 120,000-square-foot facility for reserve ...
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