Food trends: online grocery stores, meal kits, and more

a Blue Apron food delivery

This Jan. 26, 2016, photo, shows ingredients from a three-meal Blue Apron box in New York. An industry has emerged supplying home-delivered meals in a box. But can a subscription service that delivers kits of pre-measured ingredients and recipes be a cost-effective and healthy solution? (AP Photo/Bree Fowler)

Guests: John Stanton, Eve Turow Paul

Have you ever ordered your weekly groceries online, or had a meal kit delivered to your door? How we shop, cook and eat is changing with the growing popularity of online grocery stores, ready-made dinners, and healthier, fresh foods. These trends are being driven in large part by millennials who are less likely to shop in traditional supermarkets and to cook at home. We’ll discuss how our food preferences and habits are changing with JOHN STANTONprofessor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University and EVE TUROW PAUL, author of A Taste of Generation Yum.

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