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From Thrive Market’s $20M fundraise to new food incubator Brooklyn Foodworks launching, these are last week’s top food tech news and innovation stories.
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Calling all food system game-changers! Real Food Films is accepting short video submissions for its 3rd annual contest. You could win $5k plus a film debut.
Its first six investments from the new fund, Wandering Bear, Nona Lim, Tea Drops, Il Morso, Purely Pinole and Crunchsters, join the accelerator’s fourth cohort.
The 10k square food kitchen and culinary incubator space will hold 100 food businesses and has 40 members so far.
E-commerce site Thrive Market raised a $20M convertible-note round.
The DC Metro and Peapod are partnering to allow customers to pick up online grocery orders at their nearest Metro station.
E-commerce is a game of thin margins and massive scale, and there are clues that Rocket is selling these startups at a loss.
The last 40 years have seen little progress in female farm ownership–and potentially some serious backsliding.
Bowing to consumer demand, more than 35 food companies have pledged to go cage-free with more almost certainly on the way.