HomeChef

  1. Channel: Grocery
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its third quarter 2022 results and will update investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.
  1. Channel: Grocery
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 […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
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.
  1. Channel: MealKit
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 […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger and Bed Bath & Beyond yesterday announced the official launch of what they are calling a joint “e-commerce experience”,” designed to provide online access through Kroger’s online marketplace to “several thousand items from Bed Bath & Beyond and buybuy BABY. The curated digital experience is divided into easily shoppable categories to help customers find exactly […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY), a leading omnichannel retailer for home, baby, and wellness products, today announced the launch of the companies' e-commerce experience.
  1. Trends & External Forces
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead.
  1. Channel: Convenience
Partnerships that edify a brand with its customers make a difference.  In the competitive meal kit space, it is nice to see that Home Chef is getting back to its roots, within the grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared space adding options that are customer focused with customization and personalization according to Steven Johnson, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
  Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any brand, product, or meal solution.  We asked Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® if Kroger’s Home Chef had plateaued? Recently Home Chef announced that it had reached a major milestone in meal solutions, with the brand surpassing $1 billion in annual […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Kroger Co. and Home Chef announced today the meal solutions brand reached $1 billion in annual sales.
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co.’s Home Chef meal solutions brand has topped $1 billion in annual sales, the retailer said Monday. Chicago-based Home Chef was founded in 2013. Kroger acquired the meal kit company in 2018, and since then has expanded the availability and variety of meal solution products on offer to include 15-minute meal kits […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger said today that its Home Chef meal kit division has reached $1 billion in sales. Home Chef was founded in 2013 and then acquired by Kroger five years later. “Kroger’s commitment to being Fresh for Everyone is underscored by our Home Chef products, which help us bring families together in the kitchen with meal […]
  1. RetailWit QuickWit
What’s old is new again. Vending machines, department stores, in-store analytics… it reminds of us of simpler times. And, with the all the earnings calls today, we’re going old-school. Here is the top retail news of the day, and a playlist to go with it: Gen Z fuels vending machine surge. “Unattended Retail” (ie. kiosks, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI – The Kroger Co. plans to offer shoppers at select locations access to freshly prepared food from as many as six local or national restaurant brands through a partnership with ghost kitchen start-up Kitchen United. Kroger and Kitchen United Partner to Provide Customers On-Demand Meal Pick Up and Delivery from Popular Restaurants Shoppers will […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
  Home Chef, the Kroger-owned meal kit company and prepared foods brand, has promoted Chief Product Officer Erik Jensen to president, according to a news release. He will report to company CEO and founder Pat Vihtelic. Home Chef also announced the appointment of Latasha Kempadoo, who formerly worked for XPO Logistics, as chief people officer. David […]
  1. Media & Marketing
“When we looked at 2017, only about 17% of [U.S. consumers] were shopping online for groceries. Fast forward to 2021 …  everyone, regardless of age, income, or even geography, said that they were shopping for groceries online.” — Peter V.S. Bond, Vice President of Strategy and Retail Partnerships, PowerReviews In a 2017 survey, the leading […]

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The RETHINK Retail team ventured to NYC from January 14-17th for NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with attendees from our Top Retail Influencer community and learn about their event experience. #TRI members–Ian Scott, Martin Newman, Melissa Gonzalez, Melissa Minkow, Nikki Baird, Ron Thurston, Stewart Samual, and Thomas […]

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