Market Basket loyalists branch out

Boimah Quaye (left) and Bishop Lawrence Jackson of Christ Jubilee International Ministries in Lowell selected loaves of Market Basket bread for their food pantry at the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. Unable to get food from warehouses to stores, Market Basket donated 16 truckloads of perishables to food banks.

Photos by Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff

After 12 days of dwindling food stocks at Market Basket stores, customers are giving other grocery stores a chance.

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