The pending sale of Sweetbay to Bi-Lo Holdings represents the beginning of yet another tumultuous chapter for the grocery founded by an Italian fruit vendor in 1947. Following are highlights in the history of Sweetbay, known also as Kash n’ Karry, Tampa Wholesale and Big Barn, culled from company history and SN’s archives: • 1914 Italian immigrant Salvatore Greco sells fruits and vegetables on the streets of Tampa. • 1947 Greco and his wife open their first ...

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