Check for the Frozen Meal in the Mail

Check for the Frozen Meal in the Mail

The big criticism of meal-kit companies is that while you don’t have to go to the store, you still have to cook. For those busy millennial families or people who tend to cram in everything they can, that’s a big hurdle. Producers of frozen, mass-market meals are...
Albertsons Cans 10 Percent of Plated Staff

Albertsons Cans 10 Percent of Plated Staff

Albertsons has reportedly laid off 10 percent of the staff at Plated, a national meal kit service the West Coast grocery giant purchased in 2017. According to the report, the layoffs impacted 25 of Plated’s employees. In a statement, Albertsons spokeswoman, Christine...
Meal Kits Still Growing Despite Headwinds

Meal Kits Still Growing Despite Headwinds

If you’re like me, those Blue Apron and HelloFresh commercials with fancy produce flying around, symmetrical smiles and bustling dining rooms full of friends confuse me on several levels. I can never wrap my head around non-cooks who like to cook, but it’s a thing—and...
Anxiously Awaiting Hy-Vee Grocery Delivery

Anxiously Awaiting Hy-Vee Grocery Delivery

Grocery shopping for the lazy, busy or somewhere in between has never been easier. As my town just outside Minneapolis anxiously awaits a proposed Hy-Vee grocery store, I’m looking forward to the possibilities as the company launches lunchtime and dinner delivery in...