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From an in depth look at why the foodservice industry is ripe for disruption to Yelp diving into food delivery by acquiring Eat24 for $134M, 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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Lawrence Williams of USHFC explores how startups like Dig Inn, Plated, Blue Apron, Feastly and Shophouse are revolutionizing the foodservice industry.
Hampton Creek, Exo, Panera, 640 Labs, FOOD-X, Munchery + more top the list.
What will all the growth in the space mean for the food system at large? It’s a mixed bag.
The acquisition could be announced as early as next week and value the New Jersey-based company at between $600M and $1B.
Yelp has long been the go-to website to find a place to eat dinner. Now, it wants to go a step further and start bringing dinner to you.
The future of farming is all about robots. From field scouting drones to robotic harvesters, the ag industry is becoming totally dominated by autonomous machines.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United’s app encourages diners to consider worker welfare when choosing where to eat.