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WCMH-TV News reports that Kroger is closing down its Fresh Eats MKT convenience concept stores in Ohio.

A spokesperson for the company said, "As part of a portfolio review, we have made the decision to discontinue the Fresh Eats MKT concept. From the pilot, we have learned many things about how to provide quality, fresh and new foods to our customers. We will incorporate these learnings in other parts of our business."

The Fresh Eats concept was a small-scale test that Jeff Parker, president of Kroger’s convenience store division, had called "a fresh, new way to shop … offering fresh products, friendly service and convenient shopping in a way we’ve never done before."

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