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From The James Beard Foundation’s launch of its first veggie-focused app to Whole Foods and Instacart’s grocery delivery partnership announcement, 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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The app offers step-by-step vegetable recipes from award winning chefs, including Alice Waters, Jeremiah Towers and Judy Rodgers.
The deal consists of $46 per share in cash for Annie’s shareholders, a 37% premium over the stock’s closing price of $33.51 on Monday.
Initially available at select stores in Boston and Austin, the service will soon be offered the 15 cities Instacart operates.
But naysayers smell a $115 million bubble in startups catering to yuppies.
The startup is building an affordable device that will allow people to quickly check foods for allergens. Upfront Ventures led the round.
The round was led by Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, and the startup will use the funds to expand its tools and grow its staff.