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August 2019: What To Read In Food, Ag & Data

Food The Food Service Debrief: PSFK’s Food Service Debrief explores how the food-service industry has leveraged technology to cater to changing consumer demands, giving customers the tools to control their own experience.  My series on meal subscription services is complete. Originally written for PSFK, I broke it into additional parts in order to continue the exploration of this part of grocery’s growth. I hope you…

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Forget Fads & Diets, Focus On Eating Real Food

As part of my recent piece on how meal delivery companies are growing their customer subscriptions, I had the chance to interview  Katie Kaswell, VP of Health + Wellness at Freshly. During our conversation, I realized that Katie and I shared many of the same food philosophies, one of the biggest beings to simply eat real food. As part of our interview, Katie and I…

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10 Meal Delivery Services Who’s Food You’ll Want To Eat

The evolution of the meal kit has fully arrived in the form of meal delivery and subscription services. As working professionals, entrepreneurs and hustlers in the gig economy, more and more of us want to eat right, but we don’t want to cook (not even if it comes perfectly proportioned in a cool box on the doorstep). Here are the companies that operate regionally and…

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How Meal Subscription Services Develop Successful Growth Strategies

In 2012, meal delivery companies became a thing. You could get pre-portioned meal kits or prepped food sent directly to your door. Time-pressed customers who dislike cooking more than ever flocked to them in an effort to find easier ways to obtain high-quality food. In 2017, the fresh-food meal-kit delivery market was valued at approximately $4.65 billion U.S. dollars and is now forecasted to reach…

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Creative Ways Eat Well On A “Budget”

Twelve years ago I became very serious about my physical health. I started to exercise and eat better and lost over 100 pounds over a period of three years. I didn’t follow diet programs or plans, I researched food and simply began to move my body. I changed some very unhealthy behavior. It was hard, but that’s a story for another time. What I want…

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