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From Plated raising $15m to expand its meal-kit delivery service, to an agtech startup that’s upcycling waste water for animal feed raising $12.7m, these are last week’s top food tech news stories. 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.
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Greycroft Partners led the investment, joined by Formation 8, ff Venture Capital and Lerer Ventures. Plated will use the funds to to grow its delivery operation in the U.S
The funding cam from new investor Falcon Edge Capital as well as Rocket Internet AG. The money will be put towards expansion into emerging markets.
The round was led by Artiman Venturesto, and the startup will use the funds to further its production of ProFloc, a single cell protein meal for animal feed.
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