Alberstons to Buy Meal Kit Company Plated

  • For an undisclosed amount, Alberstons agrees to buy Plated, marking the first significant move since Amazon bought Whole Foods
  • This news also comes on the heels of Blue Apron, the leader in the meal kit delivery space, has had a less than stellar start as a public company
  • According to the Nielsen Company, only 23% of Americans buy their groceries online
  • Plated first made it’s splash on to the public seen back in 2015 when the company pitched its idea on Shark Tank