Shopping list

Meal planning app generates shopping list, links to Kroger for purchase

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Meal-planning app Foogal, which lets users browse recipes and generate a shopping list of ingredients that links to a Kroger supermarket to buy online, wants to help people focus on food as than medicine.

A team of chefs, nutritionists and doctors launched Foogal to prevent and manage prediabetes, diabetes and autoimmune diseases to help people achieve overall health, the company said in a March 24 statement. . “We want Foogal to drive America’s healthy eating revolution,” said company founder Todd Knobel. “Our goal is to help you improve your family’s overall health.”

While the app is currently tied to Kroger stores, the Foogal team said they plan to add more grocery stores in the near future. Users can download the Foogal from the App Store where they can create a profile for an individual or a family. Next, the app identifies three dietary protocols – Wellness Protocol, Autoimmune Protocol, and Insulin Resistance – allowing recipes to be ideally tailored to suit health conditions and goals.

“We’ve put our all into designing an easy-to-use family planner that makes healthier eating as convenient as possible,” Knobel said.

The Kroger Co., which posted another year of record performance in 2021earlier this month held a 2022 Activities Update in Orlando, Florida, where management provided updates on the company’s strategy to lead with new products and accelerate with digital.

In his address, Rodney McMullen, Chairman and CEO of Kroger, aconfirm it Cincinnati-based company is stronger than ever, and the investments “we have made in innovation, technology, partnerships and our people, give us a clear path for growth. Looking to the future, we are leveraging the strength of our core assets and our competitive moats to convert the structural change brought about by the pandemic into enduring competitive advantages that will drive sustainable long-term growth and profitability. »