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From an inside look at how Nuritas is using artificial intelligence to find new uses for food waste to Japan betting big on agtech startups, these are last week’s top food tech 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 in food tech delivered to your inbox every week.
Nuritas founder Nora Khaldi on using artificial intelligence and big data to find new uses and nutritional benefits from wasted food co-products.
Robert Ilijason, founder of Näraffär, the first unmanned Swedish convenience store, on how unmanned grocery stores can help increase access to healthy food.
Nestle executives told U.S. officials the world is on a collision course with doom because Americans eat too much meat.
It’s hard to see how more than a dozen venture-backed services like Juicero can all possibly offer the average American something they need, but funding doesn’t seem to be slowing down much.
Peapod is doing what it has been doing very well for the last 20 years, quietly making big moves, fattening its margins and flying under the radar.
HSBC recently valued the restaurant delivery/discovery startup at $500M, about half of what it was valued in its latest funding round in Sept. 2015.
A new investment enterprise in Japan is backing startups to develop food products they hope will revive the country’s agribusiness sector.
With a focus on healthier foods and local farms, Betti Wiggins has led Detroit’s kids through a food revolution.