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Reuters reports that the Sonic Drive-In–a fast food chain "is the first large chain to test a 'blended burger,' a mushroom-beef burger with less fat and calories than the traditional version, a flavor that some consumers say is better, and a much smaller carbon footprint ... After a 60-day trial in some yet-to-be-announced markets, Sonic will decide whether to make the blended burger a permanent offering at its more than 3,500 locations."


• Supervalu announced on Friday that "it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Unified Grocers, Inc. in a transaction valued at $390 million, comprised of $114 million in cash to Unified Grocers’ shareholders for 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Unified Grocers plus the assumption and pay-off at closing of Unified Grocers’ net debt of approximately $276 million."
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