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Automated Meal Plan

New business models for on-campus meal plans deliver heightened quality

Trend - Increasingly, food service providers are shifting their business models to better leverage emerging technology and automation to supercharge college meal plans. These new business models speak to an area of opportunity that not only fulfills what students want, but also overcomes common logistical challenges that come with preparing affordable food at an industrial level.

Insight - Gen Z and Millennials consumers are accustomed to automated convenience in the products and services they use. Retail channels that leverage automation often provide shorter lines and quicker service, appealing to busy consumers balancing both work and school who are trying to find time to enjoy a nutritious meal.
Workshop Question - Identify a usage bubble in your industry. How might your brand use technology and automation to disrupt this?
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Healthy Student Meal Deliveries
Healthy Student Meal Deliveries
Mealpro Delivers Health-Conscious Meal Plans to One's Door
Mealpro is a healthy meal delivery service geared toward students. Designed for those with a demanding school schedule, the service is convenient and reasonably priced at under $10 per meal while... MORE
Campus Food Delivery Programs
Campus Food Delivery Programs
Good Uncle's Offerings Can Complement Students' Existing Meal Plans
Good Uncle is a food delivery service that’s bringing mouth-watering meals to the dorm rooms of university and college students across 15 different campuses. Good Uncle grew in popularity... MORE
Homemade Meal Delivery Startups
Homemade Meal Delivery Startups
From Home With Love Lets Parents Send Homemade Meals to Their Kids
From Home With Love is a unique meal delivery startup that lets parents and family members share homemade meals with loved ones. The company works by selling single-use or reusable kits that are... MORE
Collegiate Food Delivery Robots
Collegiate Food Delivery Robots
These Autonomous Robots Deliver Food to Hungry University Students
Anyone who’s been through university can relate to feeling tremendous pangs of hunger while pulling an all-nighter before a big exam or recovering from a hangover, but hungry students at... MORE
Farm-to-Table Cafeteria Trucks
Farm-to-Table Cafeteria Trucks
Uproot is Bringing Locally Sourced Meals to High School Students
School cafeterias aren’t typically synonymous with a healthy lifestyle, but the Madison School District is aiming to change that through offering a farm-to-table food truck called Uproot.... MORE
Plant-Forward College Food Menus
Plant-Forward College Food Menus
Aramark is Redesigning Its Offerings to Appeal to Generation Z
Aramark is stepping up its game with a revamped college food menu that is designed to appeal to Generation Z. The demographic in question is on the lookout for meals that are “quick, fresh,... MORE

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