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From Ample Hills raising $4 million to scale nationwide to Mark Bittman’s insights on joining vegan meal kit startup The Purple Carrot, these are last week’s top food tech news and innovation stories. Like what you read? Feast your eyes on the full newsletter here. Or better yet, sign up for Food+Tech Bytes and get the latest and greatest food tech and innovation news delivered to your inbox every week.
This week’s Thought For Food student innovator series features Henlight, a startup that’s bringing large-scale poultry farming tech to small farmers.
This round was led by Charlie O’Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, and it includes Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Red Sea Ventures and the founders of Seamless.
In the first installment of this new series, Mark Bittman opens up about his decision to join meal kit startup The Purple Carrot.
There’s one area of the food tech sector that has yet to have a billion-dollar company: farm-to-table grocery delivery. Why? Food grocery delivery logistics are very, very complicated.
The clothing store has acquired a majority of The Vetri Family group of restaurants, owned by James Beard Award-winning chef Marc Vetri.
Farm Forward’s new Buying Poultry app aims to steer consumers toward turkeys (and other poultry) that fits their values.
Millennials are far more likely to leverage technology in the planning and implementation of their holiday dinner.