Foodie wannabes who have become converts to the dinner-kit revolution are not only disrupting supper time, they could become yet another headache for struggling grocery retailers.

The entrance of meal-kit services such as Ucook and Daily Dish is diverting spend from grocery stores by taking the thinking and tedious shopping out of dinner.

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