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From $318M being pumped into the food tech ecosystem in July to Hampton Creek being targeted by the USDA, 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.
Food tech funding was on fire in July with 23 deals totaling $318M, compared to $75M over 10 deals.
Michele Simon uncovers potential legal violations in government agencies secret PR effort to bring down Hampton Creek.
It’s partnering with Fresh Nation on the initiative called “Farmers Market Direct.”
The first installment of Pando’s series examining non-demand food, ie meal kit subscriptions.
Temasek led the round, which it will use to strengthen its reservations, online ordering and POS businesses.
With the world’s population set to grow to nearly 10 billion by 2050, pioneering farmers look to open data for eco-friendly solutions.
The round was led by Bauer Venture Partners. It will be used to expand its product line and forge new partnerships.