All news articles for February 2019

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IRI: Consumer sentiment for online food shopping grows:

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Consumers have been slower to migrate online to shop for certain food items, compared to other categories such as personal care and vitamins/supplements. However that behavior is starting to change with frozen and refrigerated grocery items registering...

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Beyond Food raises $1m to solve for food waste at the retailer level

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Beyond Food Inc. is tackling the multi-billion dollar food waste issue by diverting aging – but still safe to consume – fruits and vegetables from landfills to its modular Zero Waste Pods where the organic material is converted into fine-milled powders...

Beetroot lattes are bursting onto Instagram thanks to their bright colour. Pic:getty/mariiaplo

‘Social media has changed the way we drink!’

By Rachel Arthur

Beetroot, matcha, turmeric and charcoal are helping beverages burst into colour – all the more important as bright and beautiful photos of what we eat and drink continue to gain traction on social media channels. So how is social media shaping beverage...

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Direct to consumer babyfood brand Little Spoon raises $7m

By Elaine Watson

New York-based direct to consumer organic babyfood brand Little Spoon has raised $7m in a funding round backed by venture funds Vaultier7 and Kairos, Chobani founding member Kyle O'Brien, Tinder founders Sean Rad and Justin Mateen, Interplay Ventures,...

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