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Global Meal Kit Delivery Service Market – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2031

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Global Meal Kit Delivery Service Market – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2031

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Global Meal Kit Delivery Service Market – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2031

Market Size in USD Billion

CAGR :  % Diagram

Diagram Forecast Period 2023–2031
Diagram Market Size (Base Year) USD 14.80 USD Billion
Diagram Market Size (Forecast Year) USD 39.34 USD Billion
Diagram CAGR %

Major Markets Players

  • Gousto
  • Home Chef
  • PeachDish
  • Sun Basket
  • ButcherBox

Global Meal Kit Delivery Service Market, By Offering (Heat and Eat and Cook and Eat), Service (Single and Multiple), Platform (Online and Offline) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2031.

Meal Kit Delivery Service Market

Meal Kit Delivery Service Market Analysis and Size

The meal kit delivery services market has witnessed significant growth in recent years, driven by factors such as changing consumer lifestyles, increasing awareness of healthy eating habits, and the convenience offered by these services. The market has become increasingly competitive, with a growing number of players entering the space to capitalize on the expanding consumer base. Key players such as Blue Apron, HelloFresh, and Home Chef are focusing on innovation, offering a wide range of meal options, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices, to cater to diverse dietary preferences. In addition, partnerships with renowned chefs and celebrities, as well as collaborations with popular food brands, have helped these companies enhance their brand image and attract more customers.

The global meal kit delivery service market size was valued at USD 14.80 billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 39.34 billion by 2031, with a CAGR of 13.00% during the forecast period of 2024 to 2031. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation       

Report Metric

Details

Forecast Period

2024 to 2031

Base Year

2023

Historic Years

2022 (Customizable to 2016 - 2021)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Offering (Heat and Eat and Cook and Eat), Service (Single and Multiple), Platform (Online and Offline)

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa, Brazil, Argentina, and Rest of South America

Market Players Covered

Gousto (U.K.), Home Chef (U.S.), PeachDish (U.S.), Sun Basket (U.S.), ButcherBox (U.S.), Blue Apron LLC (U.S.), Purple Carrot (U.S.), MMM Consumer Brands Inc. (Germany), HelloFresh (Germany), MOONREEF INNOVATIONS LLP (U.S.), Freshly Inc. (U.S.), Relish Labs LLC (Home Chef),  (U.S.), Gobble (U.S.), Fresh n' Lean (U.S.), and Hungryroot (U.S.)

Market Opportunities

  • Customization and Personalization of Meal Kits
  • Innovation in Packaging and Sustainability

Market Definition

Meal kit delivery services are subscription-based services that deliver pre-portioned ingredients and recipes to customers, allowing them to prepare meals at home without the need for grocery shopping or meal planning. These services typically offer a variety of meal options, including vegetarian, vegan, and dietary-restricted choices, and aim to provide convenient, fresh, and often healthier alternatives to traditional takeout or dining out.

Meal Kit Delivery Service Market Dynamics

Drivers

  • Changing Consumer Lifestyles

Changing consumer lifestyles, marked by busier schedules and a greater emphasis on convenience, are driving the demand for meal kit delivery services. These services offer a convenient solution for individuals and families who may not have the time or inclination to plan and prepare meals from scratch. Meal kits cater to the needs of busy consumers by providing pre-portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes, allowing them to enjoy home-cooked meals without the hassle of grocery shopping or meal planning. As more people prioritize convenience in their daily lives, the market for meal kit delivery services is expected to continue to grow.   

  • Increasing Awareness of Healthy Meals

With increasing awareness of the importance of healthy eating habits, many consumers are seeking out convenient and nutritious meal options. Meal kits offer a convenient way to access fresh, high-quality ingredients and prepare meals that are tailored to individual dietary preferences and health goals. As health-conscious consumers continue to seek out ways to improve their diets, the demand for meal kit delivery services is expected to remain strong. The growing focus on health and wellness is a key driver of the market.

Opportunities

  • Customization and Personalization of Meal Kits

Offering personalized meal options and customization features can greatly enhance the customer experience and drive customer loyalty to meal kit delivery services. By allowing customers to choose from a variety of meal options based on their dietary preferences, allergies, or taste preferences, companies can cater to a wider range of consumers and provide a more tailored service. In addition, offering customization features such as the ability to adjust portion sizes or choose add-on items can further create new opportunities in the market, making meal kits more appealing to a broader audience.

  • Innovation in Packaging and Sustainability

Developing innovative, sustainable packaging solutions is crucial for meal kit companies looking to differentiate themselves in the market and appeal to environmentally conscious consumers. This can include using recyclable or biodegradable materials for packaging, as well as implementing strategies to reduce food waste. By prioritizing sustainability in their packaging and operations, meal kit companies can not only reduce their environmental impact but also attract consumers who are increasingly concerned about sustainability. Innovative packaging solutions can improve the freshness and shelf life of meal kit ingredients, ensuring a better overall experience for customers and creating opportunities for market growth.

Restraints/Challenges

  • Quality and Consistency of Ingredients       

With meal kit companies scaling up their operations to meet increasing demand, maintaining high standards for ingredient sourcing, storage, and handling becomes increasingly complex. Factors such as sourcing from multiple suppliers, seasonal availability of certain ingredients, and maintaining freshness during transportation can all impact the quality and consistency of ingredients. Ensuring the quality and consistency of ingredients, as well as the taste and presentation of meals, poses a significant challenge for meal kit companies.         

  • Competition from Traditional Retailers 

Traditional Retailers often have established brand recognition, distribution networks, and economies of scale that can make it difficult for dedicated meal kit companies to compete on price and reach. In addition, traditional retailers and restaurants may have the advantage of offering a wider variety of meal options and the ability to leverage existing customer relationships. Traditional grocery retailers and restaurants entering the meal kit market present a significant challenge for dedicated meal kit companies.

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Impact and Current Market Scenario of Raw Material Shortage and Shipping Delays

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Expected Impact of Economic Slowdown on the Pricing and Availability of Products

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Recent Developments

  • In April 2023, Blue Apron and Dashmart by DoorDash announced an extension of their partnership, enabling the widespread delivery of Blue Apron's Heat & Eat meals in 11 markets, including New York City, through DashMart. This strategic move demonstrates the companies' commitment to expanding their customer base and enhancing product accessibility by leveraging DashMart's platform beyond the successful initial pilot program in Philadelphia
  • In January 2022, Home Chef strategically partnered with renowned chef and Skinnytaste founder Gina Homolka to introduce fresh and nutritionally balanced meals to households across the nation. Throughout the collaboration, Home Chef seamlessly integrated three rotating Skinnytaste recipes into its weekly offerings, providing customers with a diverse selection of health-conscious and delectable choices. This aligns with their goal of catering to the demand for convenient and well-balanced meal options

Meal Kit Delivery Service Market Scope

The meal kit delivery service market is segmented on the basis of offering, services, and platform. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.

Offering

  • Heat and eat
  • Cook and eat

Services

  • Single
  • Multiple

Platform

  • Online
  • Offline

 Meal Kit Delivery Service Market Regional Analysis/Insights

The market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, offering, services, and platform as referenced above.

The countries covered in the market are U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, rest of Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, rest of Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., South Africa, Egypt, Israel, rest of Middle East and Africa, Brazil, Argentina, and rest of South America.

North America is expected to dominate the market due to consumers in the region opting for these kits to save time and effort. The product has emerged as a healthier and more cost-effective alternative to pre-cooked food items found in retail stores, delivery services, or restaurants. Moreover, companies such as Blue Apron and Sun Basket have experienced a significant surge in product demand amid the COVID-19 outbreak, as consumers perceive home-cooked meals to be safer.

Asia-Pacific is expected to show significant growth due to the convenience and freshness of the product offerings. The rising population of time-constrained consumers in the region is fueling the demand for Asian meal kit delivery services. China, Japan, and South Korea stand out as the key markets in the region.

The country section of the report also provides individual market-impacting factors and changes in market regulation that affect the current and future trends of the market. Data points like downstream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends, Porter's five forces analysis, and case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of regional brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, the impact of domestic tariffs, and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.

Competitive Landscape and Meal Kit Delivery Service Market Share Analysis

The market competitive landscape provides details of competitors. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in R&D, new market initiatives, regional presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, and application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus on the market.

Some of the major market players operating in the market are:

  • Gousto (U.K.)
  • Home Chef (U.S.)
  • PeachDish (U.S.)
  • Sun Basket (U.S.)
  • ButcherBox (U.S.)
  • Blue Apron LLC (U.S.)
  • Purple Carrot (U.S.)
  • MMM Consumer Brands Inc. (Germany)
  • HelloFresh (Germany)
  • MOONREEF INNOVATIONS LLP (U.S.)
  • Freshly Inc. (U.S.)
  • Relish Labs LLC (Home Chef) (U.S.)
  • Gobble (U.S.)
  • Fresh n' Lean (U.S.)
  • Hungryroot (U.S.)


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The Meal Kit Delivery Service Market size will be worth USD 39.34 billion by 2031.
The Meal Kit Delivery Service Market growth rate will be 13.00% by 2031.
Changing Consumer Lifestyles and Increasing Awareness of Healthy Meals are the growth drivers of the Meal Kit Delivery Service Market.
The offering, services, and platform are the factors on which the Meal Kit Delivery Service Market research is based.
The major companies in the Meal Kit Delivery Service Market are Gousto (U.K.), Home Chef (U.S.), PeachDish (U.S.), Sun Basket (U.S.), ButcherBox (U.S.), Blue Apron LLC (U.S.), Purple Carrot (U.S.), MMM Consumer Brands Inc. (Germany), HelloFresh (Germany), MOONREEF INNOVATIONS LLP (U.S.), Freshly Inc. (U.S.), Relish Labs LLC (Home Chef), (U.S.), Gobble (U.S.), Fresh n' Lean (U.S.), and Hungryroot (U.S.).
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