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Albertsons will offer Plated’s meal kits across hundreds of stores this year

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

Albertsons snaps up meal kit startup Plated for $200 million

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.

The winner of the meal kit market won’t be a meal kit company at all

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

Blue Apron could deliver an IPO in 2017, but should it?

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

The restaurant table(t) is getting crowded

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 Is Served $35 Million In Series B

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 Is Delivering 4 Million Meals Per Month

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

Marley Spoon, The Cook-At-Home Food Delivery Service Backed By GFC, Launches In U.S.

"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

Sources: Blue Apron Raising $30M At $500M Valuation

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

Gift Guide: Five Kitchen Gadgets Your Foodie Will Eat Right Up

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

Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh Says Hello To $7.5M, As The Meal Prep Service Sets Its Eyes On The U.S.

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://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/rocket-internet/">incubating and

Plated, The Startup That Delivers Fresh Ingredients To Your Door, Launches In SF

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

With 100k Meals Delivered, Plated Will Expand Nationwide By The Fall

Having already <a href="https://beta.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 t

Backed With $1.4 Million, Plated Adds A Social Spin To Its Ready-To-Cook Meal Delivery Service

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</