DishDivvy serves up marketplace for on-demand, home-cooked food
Etsy was the inspiration for DishDivvy’s marketplace, which aims to reduce the additional overhead costs for its home cooks.
Kenya’s Twiga raises $50M to scale food solutions across Africa
Years ago, Americans spent most of their disposable income on food, but consistent investment in retail infrastructure has changed that. Now, they only spend 6% of their household income on food and b
The voracious fight for your salad bowl
The size, the scope, the potential impact — the mind reels. Vertical farming may be a nascent space, but it is growing rapidly, and the greenfield is being taken quickly.
Zenput raises $27M Series C to keep multiunit operations flowing no matter the location
Ensuring food safety compliance can be challenging at one restaurant, Zenput developed technology aimed at making sure operating procedures are quickly adapted so that businesses maintain quality.
EU lawmakers set out guidance for coronavirus contacts tracing apps
The European Commission has published detailed guidance with Member States on developing coronavirus contacts tracing and warning apps. The toolbox, which has been developed by the e-Health Network wi
The present and future of food tech investment opportunity
There is no bigger industry on our planet than food and agriculture. But despite a stalwart customer base, the food industry is facing unprecedented challenges in production, demands and regulation.
Impossible Foods goes to the grocery store
After receiving approval from the Food and Drug Administration, Impossible Foods has cleared the last regulatory hurdle it faced to rolling out in grocery stores. The company is targeting a September
Agtech startup Agrilyst is now Artemis, raises $8M Series A
Artemis, the agtech startup formerly known as Agrilyst, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A funding round. The round was co-led by Astanor Ventures and Talis Capital, with partic
These are all the federal HTTPS websites that’ll expire soon because of the US government shutdown
We like to think of ourselves as nerds here at TechCrunch, which is why we’re bringing you this. During the government shutdown, security experts noticed several federal websites were throwing b
Hampton Creek says the FDA has cleared its products, wants to hear back from Target
Hampton Creek has just informed TechCrunch that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved of the safety and labeling of all of its products. It would now like to know if Target wants to put t
Ancera raises $8.9 million for tech to prevent food poisoning and recalls
A startup based in Branford, Connecticut, Ancera Inc. has raised $8.9 million in Series A funding for technology that helps food producers detect contaminants faster than other methods will allow. The
Starting the food crisis conversation
What does the future of food look like? Former Vice President Al Gore and 40 entrepreneurs and CEOs in the food industry recently convened in London to try to answer just that.
Tackling Food Safety And Supply Chain Issues, ICix Raises $25 Million
Tainted peanut butter, rotten eggs, bacteria-ridden fruits and vegetables, and chemically compromised merchandise are literally the spoils of the globalization of industry, and the bane of the big bus
What Lame Duck? Senate Passes Food Safety Bill, House Expected To Follow
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tc-small-food-aisle.jpg" class="shot2"></img> On Tuesday, the United States senate passed the <a href="http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xp
Proposed Food Safety Laws A Boon For Clean Tech Companies
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/funny-eggs-themonnie.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Today, the senate voted to work on a bill called the <a href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdq