- - The massive opportunity in food has been attracting tech investors to the sector at a growing rate.
- - But recent stumbles for meal kit services and delivery-only restaurants have forced investors to reassess where the opportunity lies.
- - Meat alternatives and delivery technology seem to offer promising paths to growth for tech investors interested in the food space.
Thousands of gadgets and gizmos were unveiled at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, but the product taking top marks wasn’t made of silicon or running on electricity.Read more
A Journalist walks into Honest Burgers, a small chain of restaurants in Britain. Mindful of the carbon emissions that come from raising cows, he orders a plant-based burger. It tastes convincingly beefy, at least when encased in a brioche bun and loaded with vegan Gouda and chipotle “mayo”. He asks where this wondrous environmentally friendly virtueburger was made? Sheepishly, staff inform him that the patty—supplied by Beyond Meat, a California-based company—has been flown in from America.Read more
Just a few months ago, it was impossible for Impossible Burger’s parent company to compete with Beyond Meat in one key venue: grocery stores.Read more