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SUPERVALU Pharmacies Welcome Express Scripts Patients

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2012-- SUPERVALU® (NYSE: SVU) today announced that the company’s 800 pharmacies across the country welcome patients with Express Scripts prescription coverage. This coverage is no longer accepted by one of the country’s largest pharmacy retailers.

SUPERVALU Pharmacies operate in 25 states under 10 retail brands, including Acme Sav-on Pharmacy, Albertsons Sav-on Pharmacy, Albertsons Osco Pharmacy, Cub Pharmacy, Farm Fresh Pharmacy, Jewel-Osco Pharmacy, Shaw’s Osco Pharmacy, Shop ‘n Save Pharmacy, Shop ‘n Save Osco Pharmacy and Shoppers Pharmacy.

“Express Scripts patients may be concerned that they no longer have a pharmacy to fill their prescriptions,” said Chris Dimos, SUPERVALU president, pharmacy operations. “We want these patients to know that we welcome the opportunity to serve them and, with 800 locations across the country, SUPERVALU Pharmacies have the resources to meet their needs.”

It is recommended that Express Scripts customers transfer their prescriptions to their nearby SUPERVALU Pharmacy before they actually need them. This will allow the pharmacies time to add new information to their files, adjust their inventory and ultimately provide patients with an easy and smooth transition.

For additional information, customers can call (800) 783-0458 or visit their nearby SUPERVALU Pharmacy.

SUPERVALU INC. is one of the largest companies in the U.S. grocery channel with annual sales of approximately $37 billion. SUPERVALU serves customers across the United States through a network of approximately 4,300 stores composed of 1,106 traditional retail stores, including 800 in-store pharmacies; 1,294 hard-discount stores, of which 915 are operated by licensee owners; and 1,900 independent stores serviced primarily by the company’s traditional food distribution business. SUPERVALU has approximately 135,000 employees. For more information about SUPERVALU, visit


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