A fully-vegan grocery store - Up Beet Market - has arrived in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The shop currently offers vegan staples, and specialty products such as meat and dairy alternatives.
In the future, owner Jess Marler plans to expand its selection to include more plant-based products.
Up Beet Market aims to streamline the shopping process for those seeking plant-based groceries and specialty products - eliminating the need for trips to multiple stores.
Marler said: "It's super frustrating when at the end of the day you want to pop in, grab a few things for a meal and go home.
"You double all of your trips just trying to hunt down the vegan version."
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