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Beyond, Impossible join crowded plant-based chicken market

Sep. 27, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods found success with realistic plant-based burgers. Now, they're hoping to replicate that in the fast-growing but crowded market for plant-based chicken nuggets. Beyond Meat said Monday that its new tenders, made from fava beans, will go on...

6 improving at Tennessee hospital after grocery shooting

Sep. 26, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Six people wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket are no longer in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. One person was in serious condition and five others were in good condition, Angie Golding, a spokeswoman for...

UK looks abroad to ease trucker shortage amid run on gas

Sep. 25, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In a U-turn, Britain said Saturday it will issue thousands of emergency visas to foreign truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have caused empty supermarket shelves, long lines at gas stations and shuttered pumps. Prime Minister Boris...

Residents seek healing as details emerge in grocery shooting

Sep. 24, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two women who had been strangers prior to Thursday’s mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket clenched each other’s hands and fought back tears Friday, as they gathered at a vigil to pray for healing from the previous day’s rampage at a Kroger where the...

Tennessee grocery store attack: 'He kept on shooting'

Sep. 23, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A gunman attacked a grocery store in an upscale Tennessee suburb on Thursday afternoon, killing one person and wounding 12 others before he was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the store, authorities said. Collierville...

BP, Exxon warn of supply issues in UK due to driver shortage

Sep. 23, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government sought to ease concerns Thursday of a fuel crisis after oil giants BP and ExxonMobil-owned Esso warned they had to ration supplies and close some gas stations as a result of a truck driver shortage. BP said it was reducing gasoline...

Loop hopes to go mainstream with reusable packaging

Sep. 22, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

Reusable packaging __ from stainless steel ice cream containers to glass jars of soap __ is about to become more common at groceries and restaurants worldwide. Loop, a two-year-old company that collects and sanitizes reusable containers, said Wednesday it’s expanding...

UK supermarket Morrisons plans auction to end bidding war

Sep. 08, 2021 06:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British supermarket chain Morrisons plans to end a bidding war for the company by holding an auction between two U.S.-based investment groups that have made competing offers. The private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice offered about 7 billion...

Amazon to open 2 cashier-less Whole Foods stores next year

Sep. 08, 2021 03:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be something missing at two Whole Foods stores opening next year: the rows of cashiers. Amazon, which owns the grocery chain, said Wednesday that it will bring its cashier-less technology to two Whole Foods stores for the first time, letting...

Bidding war for UK supermarket chain Morrisons heats up

Aug. 20, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Shares in British supermarket chain Morrisons spiked higher Friday after New York-based private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice trumped a previous offer for the company with a 7 billion-pound ($9.5 billion) bid. Morrisons' board has accepted the...