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DIXIELAND FOOD STORES SELLING ITS SUPERMARKET OPERATIONS

      DIXIELAND FOOD STORES SELLING ITS SUPERMARKET OPERATIONS
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Dixieland Food Stores, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fleming Companies, Inc. (NYSE: FLM), has reached an agreement in principle to sell substantially all of its supermarket operations to Piggly Wiggly Mid-South, Inc.
    The asset being sold include stores located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi and are operated under the Piggly Wiggly banner. The transaction will be structured as a sale of assets.
    Headed by company president Kenneth Storey, Piggly Wiggly Mid-South operates 55 supermarkets in Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee, all of which are supplied by Fleming.  All current Dixieland associates will be considered for continued employment with Piggly Wiggly.
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    /CONTACT:  Ron Frost of Fleming Companies, 405-840-7200/
    (FLM) CO:  Dixieland Food Stores Inc. ST:  Oklahoma IN:  REA SU:  TNM SH-SM -- NY021 -- 9090 12/04/91 10:08 EST
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