The Checkout: Albertsons Moves Plated to Private Label, Honest Tea Co-Founder to Focus on Beyond Meat

NOSH Education is an on-demand, video-based learning tool designed for entrepreneurs and newcomers to the food and beverage industry. BevNET’s Taste Radio, the podcast for the beverage, food and beer industries. New episodes every Tuesday. Retailer Albertsons Companies is reworking dinnertime. Albertsons is shifting meal kit brand Plated, which it acquired in 2017, from a subscription-based model to offering products in-store under its private label imprint, Own Brands. Plated will move its resources to Albertsons and end its subscription service at the end of this month, with plans to launch more products in Albertsons’ stores in 2020. “Our vision for Plated includes an expanded set of products that goes far beyond a dinner-based solution and into a comprehensive in-house culinary brand,” said Geoff White, Albertsons’ EVP and chief merchandising officer. “We see Plated solving customer demands around convenience, lifestyle, and cooking experience, while adding yet another layer of interest to our in-store journey.” Aside from adding Plated products to store shelves two years ago, the purchase by Albertsons also provided more resources for Plated deliveries, as meal kits ...

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