Following its $200 million acquisition of meal kit startup Plated last fall, grocery chain Albertsons announced this week it would roll out Plated’s meal kits to hundreds of stores by the end of
In a first for national grocery chains, Albertsons is buying the healthy meal kit delivery startup Plated for an undisclosed amount, brokered by Credit Suisse Group AG.
Now, meal kit companies are facing an onslaught of competition from newcomers and big food brands alike. Turning a profit has proven elusive. And somewhat embarrassingly, it looks like meal kit comp
Meal kit makers Blue Apron may be preparing to file for a 2017 IPO, according to Reuters. The report says that the food startup has hired bankers from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup to th
Many of us have tried new services, like online food ordering, subscription meals and signing with your finger on a tablet-based point-of-sale system; but the reality is that we are still in the early
Plated, the NY-based company that delivers pre-portioned ingredients and recipes at your door each week, has today announced the close of a $35 million Series B round. Existing investors Greycroft Par
HelloFresh has just shared that it is now selling 4 million meals per month. The company says that this is more than the company sold in the entire first half of 2014 combined. HelloFresh is a food de
"I think more and more startups will take some portions of the massive billion dollar supermarket industry. And there are many ways into it," says an upbeat-sounding Fabian Siegel, co-founder <a targ
Blue Apron is raising a $30 million round, according to sources familiar with the matter. Fortune reports that the latest round is on a $500 million valuation. It has not been revealed which investors
More food is consumed during the holiday season than any other time. But that's the thing with food; you can't stay full forever. And so these gadgets, services and tools should serve your food-friend
Berlin's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.com/">Rocket Internet</a> has of late made a big business out of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/rocket-internet/">incubating and growi
With the advent of online shopping and Amazon Prime 2-day shipping, humans are growing ever willing to pay for convenience and walk less.
In the wake of this phenomenon, <a target="_blank" href="h
Having already <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/05/09/plated-funding-meal-delivery-social-recipe-pages/">raised a $1.4 million seed round in May</a>, the meal ingredient delivery service <a target
For the past several years, my New Year's resolution has been some version of "cook more often" or "try a new recipe every week." But it never really lasts. As much as I love the act of <em>actually</