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The term “food delivery” conjures images of styrofoam takeout containers filled with French fries, little paper boxes piled high with General Tso’s chicken or big cardboard boxes of pizza. It’s not exactly what most of us would define as “healthy,” but it’s time to adjust our perspective. Food delivery is becoming a whole new beast.
Over the past several years, convenience-based food services have become more and more prevalent — and they’re predominantly focused on healthy foods.
There are online meal kits like Blue Apron, Plated and Chef’d that provide you with all the groceries necessary to cook the meals that’ve been selected for you. Then there are grocery delivery services…
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As the competition between delivery companies heats up in a very crowded market, the next battleground is in the kitchen.
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“Uber has built a great company focused on black car service and human transportation, but succeeding in food delivery is a different game,” Mr. Maloney said in a statement. “We are known for one thing only — takeout ordering — and we have engineered our entire product around this purpose.”
Much attention has been paid to flying delivery robot prototypes from Amazon and Google, but a San Francisco startup called Marble just released a product that — while a bit less futuristic — could turn out to win the robot delivery wars.
For some, apps like Seamless and UberEATS are just an easy way to grab dinner. For others, they're a source of anxiety and shame.
Pushback for restaurant food delivery has come around not only the high price point, but not knowing the exact ingredients and nutritional content of your order. Rather than turning to restaurant delivery services like UberEats and Deliveroo, the next wave of companies are looking to provide healthier options and more transparency about nutritional values, while remaining convenient.
There are very few feelings in this world better than sloughing off your real-world pants, getting on your computer, ordering a meal online, and having it delivered to you in thirty minutes, but we all have our own quirks about what we order.
The people who make their living by delivering food to their hangover-stricken and lazy fellow beings are the true heroes of everyday life.
that connects drivers and riders, and utilizes its existing network to deliver meals in minutes. The online food ordering service partners with local restaurants in selected cities around the world and allows customers to order meals using the Uber smartphone application. Delivery time is claimed to be 10 minutes or less. (photo by Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images)
Restaurants have had a few tough consecutive years with the economy causing people to eat out less and the increasing costs of labor as well as food stock. Restaurateurs are looking for anyway to increase their revenues to help keep their businesses profitable. The rise of Amazon Prime and the “instant delivery” culture are causing restaurants to explore new ways of providing food deliveries to expand their client base.
You can’t exactly grab a box of chocolate chip cookies on a whim online, like you do at the grocery store.
Stumble in the front door at 8 p.m. after a long day at work, and the last thing you want to do is spend an hour making a mess in the kitchen. In a perfect world, dinner would always be pre-planned and pre-prepped, and cooking and eating it would cure the day's stress, not cause it. Luckily, these 13 companies have our backs. From pre-packed dinner boxes delivered to your front door, to perfectly portioned and cut ingredient boxes that minimize prep time, there's something here to make healthy dining easier for everyone.
With over a decade of research and experience, foodfacts.com is the leading internet source for nutrition and ingredient data. Our mission from our founder is clear: inform and challenge people to find out what’s really in the foods they are eating.
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