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Articles about mealkits. (Blue Apron, HomeChef, etc.)

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  Restaurants thrive during the holiday season.  Its quite simply people are out and about have even less time to cook so they don’t.  When it comes to Holiday meal offerings regular readers of this blog know that if there was ever a company the miss read what consumers wanted for a meal that they […]
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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) is now offering meal kits without a subscription in the U.S. Amazon store. This is a continued expansion of the company’s third-party channel strategy to increase exposure to a wider pool of potential customers outside of its ecosystem. “Our customers regularly tell us how much they love our meals. […]
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Kroger’s meal solutions company Home Chef is in the spotlight with a celebrity chef partnership, per a Wednesday announcement. Home Chef has linked up with Rachael Ray on a new line of meal kits available in more than 1,300 Kroger stores and online. The first recipe available under the collaboration is a steakhouse burger with Dijon […]
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In recent years and particularly during the pandemic, the world went subscription crazy. Led by B-to-C digital commerce ($687 billion), the total market was predicted to surge to $1.5 trillion by 2025. But two years in, many of the factors that led so many consumers to invest in subscription services have begun to evaporate. Some […]
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There’s no denying it — when it comes to e-commerce, Marc Lore delivers. The serial entrepreneur sold Quidsi, the parent company of Diapers.com, Soap.com and others, to Amazon in 2011 for $550 million. He launched Jet.com in 2015 and sold it to Walmart in 2016 for a tidy $3 billion. Now, Lore delivers a new […]
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  Meal Kit magic for HelloFresh may very well be found in a new partnership with actor Neil Patrick Harris and his husband, professional chef and cookbook author David Burtka, to promote the ease of cooking with meal kits. The partnership provides HelloFresh customers access to new family-friendly recipes developed exclusively by Burtka, in addition […]
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  Listening to consumers helps companies evolve.  The customer is dynamic not static and Blue Apron is doing all of the right things as it too continues to evolve its menu options and business model according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA base Foodservice Solutions®. Did you know that Blue Apron is rolling […]
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Home Chef, the leading meal solutions brand available both online and in-store, is partnering with Kevin Curry, creator, entrepreneur and cookbook author behind FitMenCook™, to bring fans a limited-time lineup of fresh, delicious meals that spotlight peak summer flavors.
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Kroger’s Home Chef meal kit company has opened a 181,000-square-foot production center in Douglasville, GA. The facility includes a full-service corporate kitchen for meal prep and batch production. “Our Atlanta facility is a foundational part of delivering high-quality meals to our customers in the South and beyond,” Erik Jensen, CEO of Home Chef, said in […]
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As skyrocketing food prices have cost-conscious consumers seeking lower-cost alternatives, The Kroger Co. is expanding the capacity of its ready-made meal and meal kit delivery business, Home Chef. The meal solutions company announced Tuesday (July 19) a new production center in Douglasville, Georgia, to increase the number of orders the company can fulfill and to […]
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CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has expanded its customer loyalty program with a membership option, called Boost by Kroger, that offers unlimited free grocery delivery on orders of $35 or more, fuel discounts of up to $1 per gallon and additional savings on the retailer’s Our Brands products. Kroger estimates the membership can save customers more […]
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As grocers seek to build ongoing relationships with their customers, driving loyalty in the face of stiff competition, many are turning to subscription models to keep shoppers coming back. Ahold Delhaize subsidiary Giant Food, for one, which operates 164 supermarkets in the DMV area, announced last week (June 30) the return of its summer Local […]
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“Subscription commerce” was all the rage as companies like Stitch Fix and Blue Apron were riding their rocket ships to unicorn status. But lately it seems that achieving retail prominence can be tougher than boosting financial valuations: Stitch Fix is trying to recover after announcing layoffs and weak revenue guidance, while Blue Apron is selling […]
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  Looking to refocus its grocery department with one eye on today’s consumer and the other eye on tomorrow’s consumers Walmart is seeking incremental customer relevance with a new partnership with Blue Apron focusing on grocerant niche meals and meal components according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  In a […]
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Blue Apron is now being offered for sale on Walmart.com. Consumers can purchase a selection of meal kits without a subscription. Blue Apron is the only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform. “Through our work with Walmart.com Marketplace, we will be able to scale our e-commerce presence and introduce restaurant-quality meals without a subscription […]
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The Wall Street Journal this morning reports that Wonder Group, a food delivery startup led by Marc Lore, has just completed a new $350 million funding round that values the company at about $3.5 billion at a time when it is planning its expansion beyond the cluster of New Jersey suburbs – totaling 132,000 households […]
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Meal kit company Blue Apron announced that Walmart.com will begin offering a selection of its products without a subscription, “from classic menu items to family favorite recipes.” making it “the first and only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform, which serves millions of monthly active shoppers.” According to the announcement, Blue Apron “is expanding […]
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Subscription meal kit service Blue Apron is ditching the “subscription” for a new offering on Walmart’s third-party marketplace, giving Walmart customers access to a selection of on-demand meal kits with no recurring payments required. Blue Apron is now offering four meal kits that can serve up to 12 people and a selection of already prepared […]

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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]

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