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Topic - Dan Bates
"This year was basically a perfect storm," says Supervalu's Mr. Bates, who hopes things will improve now that the spring growing season is almost here.
"It has thrown the whole industry into a tizzy," says Dan Bates, director of merchandising for the produce division of the grocery chain Supervalu Inc.