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From Phil Lempert’s roundup of 2015’s top food retail trends to Fluc and Feastly’s fundraises, these are last week’s top food tech news and innovation stories. Like what you read? Feast your eyes on the full roundup here. Or better yet, sign up for Food+Tech Bytes and get the latest and greatest in food tech delivered to your inbox every week.
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Simon Rothman, partner at Greylock, reveals his investment philosophy and discusses his investment in the delivery startup Sprig.
The service has created a database of accredited investors who have funded different types of food companies.
Phil Lempert catalogs the biggest food retail trends of 2015, including the expansion of online grocery, the rise of fermented foods and the proliferation of nutrition labels.
The funding came from Sherpa Ventures, WI Harper, Charlie Cheever and other angels and will be used to expand Fluc into new markets.
The new seed round comes from The Westly Group.
From farming and online fruit and vegetable shops to apps and other tools for environmental sustainability, Italy’s agriculture scene is seeing tremendous innovation.
New calorie count regulations will require more American businesses to post calorie information alongside most menu offerings.