(Jan. 16) MINNEAPOLIS — Food retailer-distributor Nash Finch Co. has purchased five Sunshine Food Stores in South Dakota.

Four of the stores are in Sioux Falls, and one is in Yankton. Nash Finch did not disclose terms of the purchase.

Two of the Sioux Falls stores and the Yankton store will take on the Econofoods name. The other two stores will be evaluated as to their role in the company’s plans, according to a Nash Finch news release.

The company operates 114 stores in the upper Midwest.