Rootberry Announces Long-Term Partnership to Bring Plant-Based Food to Dierbergs Markets

September 21, 2021 Dierbergs Markets

rootberry, St. Louis’ new plant-based meal delivery service, announces today a partnership with Dierbergs Markets to sell its freshly prepared plant-based meals, salads, shareables and desserts in 24 Dierbergs Markets across the greater St. Louis metropolitan area and southern Illinois. The local grocer is the first exclusive retail partner of the St. Louis plant-based company which launched in July as an online home and office delivery service. The dedicated rollout plan to appear in Dierbergs Markets begins this month.

Squadle Introduces Food Safety Platform for Grocery

June 17, 2021 Squadle

Squadle, a workflow automation company that enables multi-unit operators to simplify complex operations and streamline food safety,today announced Squadle for Grocery, an industry-specific offering that helps stores expand their prepared meals and takeout business. Squadle for Grocery delivers operational consistency across each store, withfood waste tracking, equipment calibration, and temperature management.

Freshly Inc. Appoints Anna Fabrega as Chief Commercialization Officer

March 8, 2021 Freshly Inc.

Fabrega will lead Freshly’s growth and strategic partnership initiatives, building and leading teams across marketing, brand, menu development, customer experience, and sales.

Plant-Based Prepared Meals are Ripe with Opportunity, Finds New Market Research Report

November 6, 2020 Packaged Facts

Marketers of plant-based meat products should focus on convenience when marketing to consumers, as regular consumers of plant-based meat and people who have not really eaten these products are more likely to look for prepared meal options when strapped for time.

Nestlé USA Acquires Freshly, a Pioneer in Healthy Prepared Meals

November 4, 2020 Nestlé USA

Nestlé announced today that it has acquired Freshly, one of the leading fresh-prepared meal delivery services in the U.S. The deal values Freshly at USD 950 million, with potential earnouts up to USD 550 million contingent to the successful growth of the business. This transaction was signed and closed on October 30, 2020.