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  • United Natural Foods Inc. completed its merger with Northeast Cooperatives, the privately held natural food distributor in the Northeast, and appointed Rick D. Puckett as the company’s vice president, CFO and treasurer.

  • It’s tough to get a can of beer in Germany these days. A new and complicated deposit system for canned drinks and other throwaway packaging in Germany has caused many supermarkets there to threaten a boycott on selling canned beer. According to local reports, 14,000 shops have suspended sales of canned beer rather than deal with regulations that they opposed to begin with.
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