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•  USA Today reports that fast feeder Chick-fil-A will make its Chick-fil-A and Polynesian Sauces "available to buy at retailers including Walmart, Publix and Kroger starting in mid-November.

"The sauces, available in 16-ounce bottles for $3.49 each, will initially appear in stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi, ahead of a national rollout early next year.

"Chick-fil-A says 100% of the royalties received from third-party retail sales will go toward scholarships for restaurant employees."


•  Reuters reports that "Burger King will begin testing reusable containers next year to reduce waste from sandwich and soda packaging, the burger brand said on Thursday."

The company is hoping that "customers will ask for their food to come in the reusable packages, pay a deposit, and get the money back after they scan used soda cups and burger boxes through an app before returning them.

"Burger King worked with waste management firm TerraCycle Inc’s Loop unit on a so-called closed-loop system that creates no waste because special packages are repeatedly cleaned and re-used. Materials used to make the packaging have not been finalized."

The program is likely to launch during the second half of next year.