Employees To Own All Buehler’s Supermarkets
by Betty Lin-Fisher and Jim Mackinnon Akron Beacon Journal
Posted: 2017-10-20 15:58:57 EST

After 88 years, Buehler’s Fresh Foods soon will no longer be owned by the founding family.

But the new owners are extremely familiar with the grocery stores.

The 13 supermarkets are being sold to the company’s eligible employees through an employee stock ownership program, or ESOP. A new company named Buehler’s Fresh Foods will be formed and it will be led by three veteran Buehler’s executives.

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