Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) already challenges supermarkets in a number of ways, including offering grocery delivery in an ever-growing number of markets through its Fresh service. And, of course, the chain will be stepping up its grocery game when it completes its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market, a deal expected to close before the end of 2017. [continue reading]
From drone delivery to its ill-fated smartphone, Amazon is renowned for its willingness to experiment. As founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has pointed out, this resilience and willingness to learn has proven key to his company’s success. [continue reading]
The Motley Fool | August 14, 2017
The company has reportedly been testing a technology most people associate with the military and survivalists: ready-to-eat meals that don’t require refrigeration.
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) already challenges supermarkets in a number of ways, including offering grocery delivery in an ever-growing number of markets through its Fresh service. And, of course, the chain will be stepping up its grocery game when it completes its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market, a deal expected to close before the end of 2017. [continue reading]
Amazon may dominate your shopping routine in terms of wires, cords, gadgets, and maybe even deodorant, but even with the siren song of AmazonFresh, you’re probably not getting all your food from the super site. Amazon’s looking to change that by bringing some old-school military tech into the modern day. According to Reuters, the retailer is looking into creating ready-to-eat food that doesn’t require refrigeration. [continue reading]
The speed at which Amazon has become a food company is kind of wonderful, and Reuters reported Friday that Amazon is talking to a startup called 915 Labs about its MATS (microwave-assisted thermal sterilization) technology for possible use in future products. [continue reading]
MSN | August 11, 2017
Not long after reports of Amazon filing trademarks for a meal-preparation service, it appears the retail giant may consider another service using an experimental method for prepackaged meals that come ready-to-eat. Using a technique called microwave assisted thermal sterilization or (MATS), Amazon is looking into selling pre-cooked dishes that do not require refrigeration. Designed primarily for military use, MATS puts sealed food in pressurized containers of water that are then heated using microwaves. These sealed packages can then be stored for up to a year without refrigeration. [continue reading]
Source: Amazon May Start Selling Meals
Amazon has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a vegetable frittata as soon as next year. [continue reading]
Amazon is looking at using advanced refrigeration tech in its push into the prepared meals market.
E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is looking at using refrigeration technology developed by the U.S. military for its push into the prepared meals marketplace. While the leading online retailer hasn’t made its aspirations in prepared meals official, it has filed for a trademark in the area, and 915 Labs, a Denver startup that is advancing the refrigeration technology, told Reuters Amazon has talked about selling ready-to-eat meals as early as 2018. [continue reading]
Amazon isn’t stopping with its acquisition of Whole Foods. The online retailer seems determined to take over the grocery world, especially with news it could soon sell ready-to-eat meals that don’t need refrigeration, made from tech meant for the military. [continue reading]
Fortune | August 11, 2017
Amazon.com is exploring a technology first developed for the U.S. military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion U.S. grocery business. [continue reading]