With Market Basket’s upper management in crisis, its employees protesting outside, and customers boycotting the grocery chain until ex-CEO Arthur “Artie T.’’ Demoulas regains his title, the stores’ shelves have become bare. Mostly.
Despite Market Basket’s comparatively cheap produce prices that had made the place so popular, a few fruits and vegetables have been left to languish on the shelves, alone and unwanted.
Empty shelves at the Somerville Market Basket, as produce isn't delivered over the leadership mess. pic.twitter.com/ndU2tgUqdx— Sam Jacoby (@samjacoby) July 20, 2014
A lot of empty shelves at the Market Basket in Biddeford Maine. pic.twitter.com/rF9UNkGJED— WBZ NewsRadio (@wbznewsradio) July 19, 2014
Companionless Chinese flat cabbage:
A lonely Chinese flat cabbage inside Market Basket in Burlington. Meat and produce shelves are empty. pic.twitter.com/KMAmGctg52— Bernice Corpuz (@BerniceWBZ) July 24, 2014
Salsa that doesn’t actually belong in this aisle:
I think those are potatoes?
holy crap every single produce shelf in market basket is empty pic.twitter.com/v03bU3bwql— Josef Allen (@GennadiyFrolav) July 22, 2014