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  • Munchery appoints new CEO amid reported struggles

    Munchery appoints new CEO amid reported struggles

    On-demand food delivery startup Munchery has a new chief executive officer. James Beriker, the former CEO of Simply Hired, is taking the place of Munchery co-founder Tri Tran, who is now the company’s chief strategy officer, the company announced today. The appointment comes on the same day Bloomberg reported that Munchery has struggled to improve its margins, makes more food than it… Read More

  • Munchery is getting into the corporate lunch game

    Munchery is getting into the corporate lunch game

    It’s not like there’s a shortage of lunch options for corporate employees, but that’s not stopping on-demand food startup Munchery from testing its luck with corporate lunch delivery. Today, Munchery will start delivering lunch to office employees in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. This is an extension of Munchery’s @Work initiative, which already… Read More

  • Munchery launches $8.95 per month membership plan

    Munchery launches $8.95 per month membership plan

    A new trend in the on-demand food and delivery market seems to be monthly membership programs. Munchery, the on-demand food startup that delivers pre-made meals and ready-to-cook meals, is launching its second go at a membership program. Munchery’s new membership program, which costs $8.95 per month or $85 per year, lowers the price point for individual meals by up to 20 percent. That… Read More

  • Munchery’s chief customer experience officer leaves company

    Munchery’s chief customer experience officer leaves company

    Munchery, the on-demand meal delivery startup with over $117 million in funding, has lost Pascal Rigo, who came on board to Munchery as chief customer experience officer just five months ago. Rigo had formerly spent three years at Starbucks as SVP of food, after the coffee giant bought La Boulange, the bakery chain Rigo founded in 1996. Rigo resigned because he didn’t share… Read More

  • Hungryroot raises $3.7 million for healthy eats

    Hungryroot raises $3.7 million for healthy eats

    Brownies made of black beans and cookies made of chickpeas are among the unusual recipes found on Hungryroot. Launched last year, the New York-based meal kit startup focuses on vegetable-based natural foods that can be prepared in under seven minutes. After demonstrating “rapid growth,” Hungryroot has raised an additional $3.7 million in financing from Lightspeed Venture… Read More

  • Munchery Now Delivers Ingredients And Recipes To Take On Blue Apron

    Munchery Now Delivers Ingredients And Recipes To Take On Blue Apron

    Munchery, the on-demand food startup that delivers pre-made meals, has expanded its offering to include ingredients and recipes for cooking your own meal. The “ready-to-cook” meals, which are designed to serve two people, don’t require a subscription, unlike multibillion-dollar startup Blue Apron, and take just 15 minutes to cook. Blue Apron, on the other hand, says its… Read More

  • Munchery Hires La Boulange Founder Pascal Rigo To Improve The Customer Experience

    Munchery Hires La Boulange Founder Pascal Rigo To Improve The Customer Experience

    On-demand food delivery startup Munchery just hired Pascal Rigo, the founder of upscale bakery La Boulange, which Starbucks bought for $100 million in 2012. As part of the deal, Rigo spent three years at Starbucks as its SVP of food to help the coffee giant roll out all of La Boulange’s products in the US. and Canada. They had six years to do all of that, but they finished it in three… Read More

  • Not Just An App: The Front End Of The Trillion-Dollar, Full-Stack Revolution Crunch Network

    Not Just An App: The Front End Of The Trillion-Dollar, Full-Stack Revolution

    Stop calling Uber, Airbnb and Munchery just apps. These apps are the front end of a full-stack revolution powered by cloud, mobile, drones, robots and AI. These apps started as simple solutions to match demand and supply, but they have the potential to reinvent entire industries. Read More

  • The New Fast Food Crunch Network

    The New Fast Food

    By market cap, McDonald’s is a $100 billion business — that’s two-thirds of Amazon. At $19 billion, Chipotle’s worth a whole WhatsApp. Hell, Taco Bell’s parent company is almost worth 1 and a half Twitters. Whither the next unicorn(s)? Food. Read More