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From Kitchensurfing’s $15 million fundraise to a look at how seafood traceability technologies are making waves, these are our top stories from last week in food tech. Like what you read? Feast your eyes on the full roundup here. Or better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the latest and greatest in food tech delivered to your inbox every week.
The startup that allows consumers to order groceries online from multiple stores has received some eye brow-raising investment and is far outpacing its competitors in terms of expansion.
The startup offers a professional network, professional resources and a job matching service for the hospitality industry.
Offering newly engineered foods, a TV show that satarizes big ag, farming practices that reduce greenhouse gases and more, these companies are cooking up new ideas and changing how we think about our food.
The startup raised $15 million in a Series B round of funding led by Tiger Global Management, with participation from prior investors Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital. The round brings Kitchensurfing’s total funding to $19.5 million.
The logistics of “last mile” food delivery and the thin margins in the grocery business delayed the inevitable, but capital is finally pouring into online grocery shopping.
Norpac is turning to technology to make fish traceability more efficient and accurate.
Researchers from the University of Kansas sent 62 apps to two independent app raters, who found that while 93 percent of the apps complied with the recommended behaviors, only 20 percent had the recommended strategies.