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According to Reuters, “ Inc 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.”

1. What are some of the dishes that Amazon plans to offer?
2. What is the acquisition that Amazon plans in this area and how much is the proposed acquisition?
3. How are these foods going to be different than those already out there?
4. What is MATS technology?
5. Discuss the pros and cons of Amazon’s plan.

Dastin, J. (2017). Amazon looks to new food technology for home delivery. Reuters, Aug. 11 (Retrievable online at