Get a Taste of the Meal Kit Action

July 23, 2019 US Foods

Sera Cuni has sold tens of thousands of weekly to-go meal kits right through the front doors of the Root Cellar. So what advice does she have for operators thinking of supplementing their dine-in business with grab-and-go and deliverable meal kits, at a time when ease and convenience are driving consumer decisions more than ever?

Hormel Health Labs Introduces Meal Kit For People With Swallowing Disorders

March 19, 2019 Hormel Health Labs

Hormel Health Labs, part of the Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) family of companies, has introduced THICK & EASY™ pureed meal kits to provide nutrition solutions for those suffering from dysphagia.

93 Million U.S. Adults Have Yet To Use A Meal Kit But Are Interested in Giving Them A Try

March 13, 2019 The NPD Group

The meal kit market is quickly evolving from nearly exclusively online and subscription-based, home delivery services to on-demand availability in-store and online. Consumers are trying out the different ways to purchase meal kits, with over a quarter of recent users purchasing kits both in-store, including restaurants, and online, finds The NPD Group

Will Shoppers’ Enthusiasm for Meal Kits Remain Strong in 2019

March 6, 2019 Nielsen

In 2018, meal kit mania took the U.S. grocery retail market by storm. Seemingly overnight, these easy-to-use/easy-to-prepare boxes—filled with fresh, pre-portioned ingredients for consumers to create a healthy home cooked meal—were popping up everywhere.

The Ever-Changing Meal Kit

There are now more than 150 companies offering some form of meal kit product. Their ups and downs have been the grist for many a news story in the financial press that covers food retail.