How meal kits are changing the food industry — through waste reduction and sustainable efforts

As meal kits have risen in popularity throughout the country, they’ve represented a new and convenient option for anyone who might not have the time to cook or even meal prep for the work week. Even for myself, balancing work and school has left me almost little to no time to buy and prepare ingredients, much less cook for the week! A 2017 report from Packaged Facts, “Meal Kits Delivery Services in the U.S., 2nd Edition," revealed the meal kits market was worth $5 billion.