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Ketner Looking for All Original Food Town Investors

February 17, 2012

Category: Business & Economics, Faculty

KetnerBy Mark Wineka,

Food Lion co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Ralph Ketner is trying to re-create history.

He'd love to have in his hands a list of the 125 original investors in Food Town, which became today's Salisbury-based Food Lion grocery chain.

That complete list of original investors — many of them local people who became millionaires, thanks to the company's growth — has faded into corporate oblivion over the years.


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