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Letter to Attorney General Weiser on Kroger/Alberstons Merger

Dear Attorney General Weiser:


Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) represents family farmers and ranchers in Colorado, New
Mexico, and Wyoming with about 17,000 members. Since 1907, RMFU has been dedicated to sustaining
our rural communities, to wise stewardship and use of natural resources, to the protection of our safe,
secure food supply, and to achieving profitability for farmers and ranchers.

As an advocate for farmers, ranchers, and rural communities, we are troubled by the potential merger
between the two largest grocery chains in the country—Kroger and Albertsons. This merger could have
detrimental effects on rural communities and the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers here in Colorado
and throughout the rest of the country. We address our two most pressing concerns below—the effects
of market concentration on farmers and ranchers and the effects of market concentration on rural

Read the full letter here

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