NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HelloFresh, the leader in delivering delicious ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes to households worldwide, announced the launch of @TheTable, a joint partnership with the Food Education Fund and the Fund for Public Schools to provide free meal kits to 1,000 students enrolled in culinary education programs at New York City public high schools with Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Working in close coordination with the New York City Department of Education, HelloFresh meal kits will be delivered directly to students’ homes, providing both the students and instructors with fresh ingredients for hands-on, experiential learning
Since the world was introduced to the first meal kit over a decade ago, the industry has matured in size and familiarity, but it also has endured notable criticism surrounding packaging and its perceived impact on the environment. Leading sustainability for a meal kit company, I am acutely aware of our weak points and an advocate for the benefits.
Let me be the first say that as an industry, there is ongoing work to do to make meal kits the most sustainable food option. I have seen significant progress to this end — both in my company and the industry