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Blue Apron Achieves SQF Food Safety Certification Nationwide Across Fulfillment Center Network

January 3, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 3, 2019--Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: APRN), known for creating incredible meal experiences, today announced that the company has achieved certification under the prestigious Safe Quality Food (SQF) Food Safety Code for Manufacturing nationwide across its entire fulfillment center network in Linden, New Jersey; Richmond, California; and Arlington, Texas.

The SQF Food Safety Code is a globally recognized, independent food safety standard administered by the Safe Quality Food Institute. Widely considered one of the most rigorous and comprehensive food safety and quality standards in the world, SQF Certification requires producers to develop and implement a stringent food safety system that applies to every step of their supply chain, ensuring that products are produced, handled, processed, and distributed in accordance with standards among the strictest in the industry.

“Our customers trust Blue Apron to create and deliver high-quality meal experiences each and every time they cook with us,” said Brad Dickerson, CEO, Blue Apron. “Ensuring the safety and quality of our products is our highest priority as a business. We are proud to receive SQF Certification nationwide across our fulfillment center network, an achievement that reinforces our longstanding commitment to our stakeholders that our products are high-quality, safe, and trusted.”

About Blue Apron:

Blue Apron’s mission is to make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone. Launched in 2012, Blue Apron is reimagining the way that food is produced, distributed, and consumed, and as a result, building a better food system that benefits consumers, food producers, and the planet. The company has developed an integrated ecosystem that enables the Company to work in a direct, coordinated manner with farmers and artisans to deliver high-quality products to customers nationwide at compelling values.

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CONTACT: Investors:

Felise Glantz Kissell

felise.kissell@blueapron.com

Media:

Nisha Devarajan

nisha.devarajan@blueapron.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA NEW JERSEY NEW YORK TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONLINE RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE

SOURCE: Blue Apron Holdings, Inc.

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