Central Grocers to eliminate 139 American jobs in NW Indiana

Illinois-based grocery chain to lay off 140 in NW Indiana

HIGHLAND, Ind. — Nearly 140 workers at a northwestern Indiana grocery store will lose their jobs in September after efforts to sell the discount supermarket attracted no buyers.

Joliet, Illinois-based Central Grocers says in a required state notice that the closure of its Ultra Foods store in Highland will cost 139 workers their jobs.

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