Kraft Heinz launches Evolv Ventures looking for disruptive tech companies

In Illinois, Kraft Heinz launched the $100 million Evolv Ventures fund to invest in emerging tech companies that are transforming the food industry and...

Edible barcodes anchor blockchain for food

In California, TruTag Technologies, a provider of product identity solutions, and PwC Australia formed a strategic alliance to add TruTag's edible barcode technology to...

Natufia offers fresh produce grown automatically in your kitchen

In the United Kingdom, Natufia Labs, a startup developing machine-learning technology that grows plants right in your kitchen, closed a $1.2 million seed round...

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are Champions of the Earth

In New York, the United Nations named Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods the 2018 Champions of the Earth for Science and Innovation for their...

Regrained partners with Griffith Foods to upcycle rescued food ingredients

In California, ReGrained, a mission-driven ingredient and packaged goods innovator for rescued food, closed its $2.5 million in seed financing. Led by Griffith Foods,...

Grubhub buys Tapingo to streamline campus food order and delivery

In Illinois, Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, acquired Tapingo, a leading platform for campus food ordering. With over...

Food-X optimizes fresh food delivery

In Canada, Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery Inc. launched Food-X, Canada’s first fresh food delivery platform facility. The 74,000 square-foot warehouse facility utilizes proprietary technology...

JUST and Brinc enable Asian food entrepreneurs

In Hong Kong, in partnership with Brinc, a global venture accelerator, JUST launched the Made JUST platform, a first-of-its-kind approach to bring sustainable and...

Yumble expands kid-friendly home meal delivery

In New York, Yumble, a home-delivery kids' food service, closed Series A funding having raised $8.5 million to date. By shipping kid-friendly lunches, dinners,...

The Impossible Burger now available in every White Castle

In Ohio, White Castle became the first national fast-food chain to offer the Impossible Burger at all White Castle restaurants nationwide. After a successful...

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