Family-owned grocery chain being sold

Buehler Foods, which operates 22 grocery stores in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, is being sold to Bowling Green, Ky.-based Houchens Industries Inc., according to the Evansville Courier & Press.

Buehler Foods, a family owned business founded in Jasper in 1940, employs about 1,500 workers. All stores are expected to remain open and all employees will remain with the new owner. The deal is expected to close within 60 days.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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