U.S. Meal Kit Market: What are the food trends and what do consumers want?
Meal kits have been in the news a lot, but the business of meal kits has been over shadowing 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 4,400 recipes. In this issue of FoodBytes, we're breaking down the ingredients, trends, cuisines, and preparation methods that subscribers are discovering.
FoodBytes keeps you up-to-date on food trends and other hot-button issues affecting the foodservice industry. Geared towards the foodservice industry, depending on the topic, this report may include secondary research, primary survey findings from consumers or foodservice operators, and interviews with relevant professionals.
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