Mosaic Foods announces its newest meal offering, Family Meals. Designed as a convenient way for families to eat more plant-centric meals, Family Meals are handcrafted by chefs, loaded with vegetables and delivered right to your door. This expansion beyond single serve meals marks Mosaic’s first foray into large format meals and is the first-of-its-kind category for the consumer packaged goods industry and parents alike.
Saffron Road announces three new elevated Asian dishes from Thai, Indian and Chinese traditions: Pineapple Fried Rice with Chicken, Butter Chicken, and Sweet & Sour Chicken -- the brand’s first foray into Chinese cuisine.
Freshly, the leading fresh-prepared meal delivery service in the U.S., announced the launch of Proteins & Sides, new menu items offering customers multi-serve portions of eight signature Freshly fan favorites. As the first meal format expansion beyond single-serve entrees, the chef-cooked, ready-to-heat proteins and side dishes are designed to mix and match for meal customization and use for cooking shortcuts. Perfect to share or provide for multiple meals for one, the new offering gives consumers a time-saving solution to simplify meal prep and supplement Freshly weekly meal plans.
Tattooed Chef has launched its first line of multi-serve frozen meals (20oz.) in Target stores nationwide The plant-based ready-to-cook food brand is also expanding its retail footprint to Whole Foods Market with two new vegan products: Organic Greens and Zucchini Spirals.
Cooking and preparing meals from home has increased 67% since COVID-19 began. After months of home-cooked meals, families are turning to prepared foods and easy prep meals as a way to save time and spice up their nightly dinner menus. In addition, 60% of home cooks report they rely on Instant Pots or similar appliances for their cooking routine for the simplicity, versatility, and convenience of making, flavorful meals with less cleanup.
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.
FiveStar Gourmet Foods adds to their successful Family Size line of Simply Fresh Salads with their new Fig & Walnut Salad. As fall approaches, figs and fresh apples are in peak season and both are amazingly delicious. It is a wonderful pairing of fruit and nuts that provides freshness beyond what is expected. Other best-selling recipes in the Simply Fresh Salads Family Size line include Mexican Style Caesar Salad with Cilantro Cesar Dressing and limited-edition Harvest Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette.