Thinking Inside the Box: Meal kits are relatively new to foodservice, but quickly gaining traction

By Vince Sgabellone Few questions are as enduring or universal as “what’s for dinner?” For the last several decades, the answer typically fell into one of two categories: stay in or eat out. As technology continues to disrupt the way we eat, however, we now have more options than ever before when it comes to […]

Study finds acquisitions key to meal kit longevity

Press Release Meal kits as a product have massive potential and will see increasing demand, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Meal Kits: Trend and Opportunities in the U.S., 3rd Edition. However, the current e-commerce subscription-centric business model is not working for many traditional players in the industry. These companies are trying to […]

HelloFresh projects 60 per cent meal kit market share in Canada in 2019

Press Release Following its recent acquisition of Canadian meal kit service Chefs Plate, HelloFresh Canada has announced that the new dual-brand meal kit leader expects to own 60 per cent market share in Canada in 2019. The company also confirmed a revenue projection of $200 million for next year. “We’re also happy to announce a significant price drop for […]

Chefs Plate announces expansion into Quebec and Eastern Canada

Press release Canada’s leading meal-kit company tracking toward $50 million in revenue in 2017 Chefs Plate, one of Canada’s fastest growing companies and leader in the highly competitive meal-kit delivery space, celebrates the delivery of two million meals to date and announces its expansion into Quebec and Eastern Canada. Launched in Toronto just two years ago, Chefs Plate has experienced rapid growth and unprecedented consumer […]