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•  Alimentation Couche-Tard said this week that two of its Circle K stores in Charlotte, North Carolina, will begin offering last mile delivery via Food Rocket, a California startup that has emphasized fresh food, which comprises 60 percent of its orders.  The delivery window is said to usually be 15 minutes.

Food Rocket will be delivering from a 7,000 SKU set, with a focus on breakfast sandwiches, tacos, burgers, pizza, coffee, snacks and bakery products, as well as traditional c-store convenience items.

Food Rocket has been one of the beneficiaries of a $100 million Circle K Venture Fund, which has been partially devoted to funding startups dedicated to exploring the "future of experience."