Royal Ahold (NYSE: AHO), the international food provider, today announced Royal Ahold's Spanish supermarket company, Superdiplo, has signed an agreement to acquire Cemetro, a small supermarket chain on the Canary Islands. Cemetro operates 24 stores on Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The stores are located in high density tourist areas. Annualized sales are approximately Euro 45 million. Superdiplo has requested approval for the transaction from Spanish authorities.