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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,...

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: What does the future for meal kits look like?

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: What does the future for meal kits look like?

By Elizabeth Crawford

When meal kits first launched in the US, Americans were fast to embrace the idea of pre-planned, pre-portioned, ready-to-prepare dinners delivered to their doors, but according to new research from Packaged Facts that love quickly faded for many who became...

Food delivery has become a weekly habit for many, according to GrubHub's 2018 user survey. 	©GettyImages / Rawpixel

By 2030 most meals currently cooked at home are instead ordered online and delivered from restaurants or central kitchens

What are consumers ordering through food delivery apps? GrubHub shares its top foods from 2018

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Plant-based eating and convenient breakfast items are trends that have taken over the packaged food and beverage space, but do the same consumer interests hold true for the food delivery industry as more time-starved consumers are reporting using apps...

Giant Food invests $175m to open new store and enhance existing locations


Giant Food invests $175m to update existing stores

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Giant Food, a regional grocery chain in the Washington D.C. area, has invested $175m to remodel 24 of its existing stores and open a new store location over the next two years.

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