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July FoodBytes

July 26, 2017

Meal kits have been in the news a lot lately, but the business of meal kits — Blue Apron’s recent IPO, Amazon’s entry into the market — has been overshadowing the kits themselves. What’s actually in those boxes? Datassential INSIDER has been tracking meal kit offerings from 11 different services for over a year, totaling nearly… Read more »

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17% of Adults Receive Meal Kit Delivery

July 19, 2017

In terms of convenience, the food industry already offers prepared meals. Meal kit delivery offers consumers involvement in their food experience, and to many this is critical. Full story

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What a mobile first supermarket looks like

July 19, 2017

While U.S. retailers refine their click and collect strategies, delivering an omnichannel experience in other parts of the world can look very different. Full story Video–>  http://www.alizila.com/video/take-tour-hema-supermarket-experience-new-retail/

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Natural channel still accounts for bulk of Paleo product sales, but sales in conventional channels are growing faster, says SPINS

July 12, 2017

The natural channel may have the largest share of Paleo-positioned products, with US retail sales up 123.4% to $76.8m in the year to May 21, but the conventional channel experienced the most growth, with sales up 218% to $55.8m over the same period, says SPINS.  Meanwhile, sales in the specialty gourmet channel were up 131.2% to… Read more »

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