Meal Kit Service HelloFresh Considers IPO

Meal Kit Service HelloFresh Considers IPO

HelloFresh's consideration of an IPO comes on the heels of the underwhelming response to the Blue Apron public offering.


17% of Adults Receive Meal Kit Delivery

17% of Adults Receive Meal Kit Delivery

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.


Meal Kits Successfully Get Fresh with Consumers

Meal Kits Successfully Get Fresh with Consumers

Blue Apron’s public filing is in line with the market outlook analysis in the first edition of Packaged Facts’ Meal Kit Delivery Services in the U.S. (April 2016), which predicted that robust growth for meal kit delivery services would see the biggest players going public.


25% of Americans Purchased Meal Kits in 2016

25% of Americans Purchased Meal Kits in 2016

Culinary convenience is a quality coveted by many Americans who struggle to fit meal preparation into their busy schedules. It’s no surprise, then, that meal kit delivery services are the latest and most successful attempt to provide people who are on the go with simple solutions to their mealtime problem.


Whole Foods, Purple Carrot delivering meal kits to retail stores but which consumers will bite?

Whole Foods, Purple Carrot delivering meal kits to retail stores but which consumers will bite?

Based on the number of meal kit delivery services around the country, the current numbers of meal shipments, and the almost certain entry of such services from retailers and food marketers (ahem Whole Foods), Packaged Facts conjectures that the U.S. meal kit delivery services market will generate $1.5 billion in sales by the end of 2016 and will grow to a multi-billion market over the next five years.


Meal kit delivery services are cooking

Meal kit delivery services are cooking

Learn more about this burgeoning industry in Packaged Facts’ report, Meal Kit Delivery Service in the U.S.

Aug. 22 - Meal kit delivery services have exploded since their introduction in 2012, bridging the space between home-cooked meals and takeout. Meant to solve the perennial problem of “what’s for dinner?,” the services offer people a convenient way to cook at home without having to do the meal planning and grocery shopping. Online portals let consumers order meals ahead from picture menus ...