Peapod Grows Meal Kit Line
Peapod has added to its line of meal kits three items featuring well-known brands of ConAgra Foods Inc. and Campbell Soup Co. Rolling out initially in select Peapod markets, the kits each contain pre-measured, pre-cut and pre-washed ingredients.The new recipes are Buffalo Quinoa Chicken Skillet by Ro-Tel and One Pan Chicken Curry by Campbell’s, available in Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and New York, and Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Veggie Primavera by Hunts, available in Chicago, Indianapolis and Milwaukee.
Now offering more than 15 meal kits, Peapod first launched kits featuring its own brands and in partnership with Barilla Pasta in 2014. “Customer response to the first kits we've introduced has been phenomenal,” said Tony Stallone, VP of merchandising for Skokie, Ill.-based Peapod. “For more than 27 years, Peapod has been about helping solve mealtime for families. his is the perfect extension of our expertise in food delivery, made even more exciting by our ability to work with some of the best food brands in the world to bring it to life.”
Reasonably priced – many are less than $5 per serving – the kits can be ordered as often or seldom as desired, with no subscription required, and contain 4-6 servings. Peapod changes the kit selection throughout the year to reflect seasonal eating habits and incorporate fresh produce.
An Ahold USA company, Peapod serves 24 U.S. markets throughout Connecticut; Illinois; Indiana; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Wisconsin.