Chick-Fil-A to compete with Kroger as it enters meal kit fray

Kroger Co. is getting a new competitor from an unlikely source.

Fast-food chicken restaurant Chick-Fil-A plans to test meal kits in Atlanta, where the chain is based, beginning next month.

Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, has made big moves into the meal kit business over the past year.

It agreed in May to invest $700 million in the concept by buying Home Chef, the Chicago-based company that’s the U.S.’s largest private meal…

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