New facility will employ more than 800 team members who will cook, prepare and fulfill customer orders
September 13, 2023
The 300,100sq-ft facility will serve as one of the largest industrial kitchens in the US, enabling Factor to provide more customers with healthy, premium, and convenient ready-to-eat meals right to their doorsteps.
Last year saw The NPD Group, Chicago, share two consumer insight studies with implications for prepared meals and entrees. In its June “Future of Dinner” report, NPD said at-home dinner consumption still remains higher than pre-pandemic levels.
Over the past five years, US consumers added 25 between-meal snacking occasions per capita
January 18, 2021
Whether it’s for a nutritious treat, comfort from stress, or a quick meal, US consumers increasingly turn to fruits, nuts, and ready-to-eat snack foods throughout the day, reports The NPD Group. Over the past five years, Americans added 25 between-meal snacking occasions per capita, from 505 between-meal snacking occasions per capita in 2015 to 530 in 2020, and consumption of snack foods at meals increased from 21% of eatings in 2010 to 26% in 2020.
The acquisition marks the next step in HelloFresh’s growth plan in the US
November 24, 2020
US subsidiaries of HelloFresh SE, entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity interests of Factor75, Inc. HelloFresh is a provider of meal kits in the world and in the US. Factor is a leading provider of fully-prepared, fresh meals that combine health, convenience and restaurant-quality taste.
Organic food start-up brand will now be featured across the retailer’s Midwest locations
September 29, 2020
lil’gourmets, announced a partnership with the fresh food innovation in Target’s newly-created Fresh Kids Snacking Destination. Target shoppers will now have access to lil’gourmets veggie meals in the chilled Produce aisle of select Target stores across seven Midwest states, as well as Target.com.
The ready-to-eat treat allows consumers to safely indulge directly from the tub
July 11, 2019
Made with the same ingredients consumers use, such as real butter and 100% real chocolate, Nestlé® Toll House® Chocolate Chip Edible Cookie Dough contains no preservatives, artificial colors or artificial flavors.