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Fresh & Green's opens in 8 former Superfresh locations

Natural Markets Restaurants Inc. has opened eight of its Fresh & Green's supermarkets in Maryland and Washington, D.C., as it takes advantage of space made available by the departure of a rival grocery chain. Superfresh closed 25 stores earlier this month as its bankrupt parent, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., looked to cut costs and raise money to pay creditors. It found buyers for 12 of the stores but wasn't able to sell the others. The Fresh & Green's stores had all been opened by Monday, but will continue to stock up in coming weeks, the company said in a release. The grocer said it offers affordable natural and healthy food choices alongside...