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Meal kits come to Walmart stores and online grocery service

By March 5, 2018 No Comments

On the heels of Amazon’s launch of Whole Foods grocery delivery through Amazon Prime Now, Walmart today is rolling out a new option for its grocery pickup and delivery service meant to appeal to busy families: meal kits. The retailer’s affordable alternative to meal kit delivery subscriptions like Blue Apron, is now available at over 250 stores, and is being made available via Walmart’s Online Grocery Pickup service.

The meal kits will become available to over 2,000 Walmart locations by year-end, the company says.

The kits are developed by Walmart’s Culinary and Innovation Center, and contain pre-portioned ingredients to accompany the retailer’s rotisserie chicken, or help customers prepare a quick meal without having to chop vegetables, combine ingredients, and add seasonings.

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