Makers of food size up Amazon

Change up in air at Whole Foods

Posted: June 22, 2017 at 2:11 a.m.

Shoppers stand outside a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Claire, Pa., in May. Amazon’s planned $13.7 billion purchase of the grocery store chain will continue to emphasize the sale of locally produced foods.

Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-size food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?

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