Franklin Farms has entered a partnership with Purple Carrot, the 100% plant-based meal kit company. As a consumer brand and leading supplier of meatless offerings, Franklin Farms brings more than twenty years of expertise in plant-based protein foods and innovation to Purple Carrot’s meal kit offerings.
Fresh Midwest is a partnership between former Peapod and Midwest Foods founders.
November 3, 2020
Fresh Midwest, the new online fresh food and meal delivery providing locally-grown produce and chef-driven meal solutions, announces its launch to begin in the northern Chicago-area market up through Kenosha, Wisconsin. The company plans to expand throughout the Chicagoland market in early 2021.
Nestlé announced it has acquired Freshly, one of the leading fresh-prepared meal delivery services in the U.S. The deal values Freshly at $950 million, with potential earnouts up to $550 million contingent to the successful growth of the business. This transaction was signed and closed on October 30, 2020. Founded in 2015, Freshly delivers a menu of fresh, chef-cooked meals to customers across the country, breaking down the barriers to healthy eating by delivering nutrition and convenience at scale.
HelloFresh brings back its popular no-subscription-required Thanksgiving Feast. The box is available for preorder beginning October 28th with delivery beginning on November 17. The box is available in two versions and features all the fresh ingredients, easy to follow recipes, and in-depth meal prep guide you’d need to orchestrate the ultimate holiday feast.
Paulo Wei, a 25-year-old entrepreneur, restauranteur and Columbia University student, has launched Our Kitchen, a new farm-to-table national meal delivery service, to bring healthy and authentic Chinese dishes to consumers across the country. All ingredients are sourced from Our Kitchen’s 43-acre farm situated along the Neversink River, and dishes are prepared onsite by chefs before being flash frozen.
Plated’s subscription service will be phased out at the end of November, with plans to expand the brand with new product offerings in additional stores in 2020.
November 13, 2019
Albertsons Cos., Boise, Idaho, is strategically shifting the future of the Plated brand from a dinner-based subscription solution to a comprehensive in-house culinary brand that will join the company’s lineup of private label products.
The survey found only 28% of boomers and 14% of the silent generation consumers found autonomous delivery to be either very appealing or somewhat appealing, compared with Millennials (59%) and generation Z consumers (56%).
September 16, 2019
Millennials worldwide are ready to try autonomous delivery, with 59% of consumers finding the concept either very or somewhat appealing, according to research conducted by GlobalData, UK.