Making last-minute pivots in farming isn't too easy. "We only have so much control over their rate of growth," one farmer says.
"Our volume has increased by about 100% over the past eight weeks," Purple Carrot CEO Andy Levitt says.
Some small farms that participate in community-supported agriculture say that meal kit companies are cutting into their profits.
Amazon’s next target — canned food, frozen dinners.
After its first earnings report, Blue Apron's stock price went down by 15 percent.
The meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron has filed to go public. Investors hoping to get a piece at the IPO or later will be buying into a company that’s got a young customer base and that’s growing fast. But it’s a company with a business model that’s not all that complicated, shall we say. So […]
Prepared meal kits have grown into a huge market, now worth an estimated $1.5 billion. It’s been driven by startups, like Blue Apron, Purple Carrot, HelloFresh … the list goes on. But major supermarkets like Kroger and Publix are now muscling in and testing their own versions. Click the audio player above to hear the […]