Tag: food

Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Despite clearance from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, Target has decided to terminate its relationship with beleaguered food startup Hampton Creek. Target pulled all 20 Hampton Creek products from its shelves two months ago and held an internal review of the startup after it was notified of “specific and serious food safety allegations about Hampton Creek… Read More


View the original here:

Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves

Bulletin board: Our Readers Call Us Out Over Bubble Tea. They Are Right.

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




Ellen Pollock, our Business editor, responds to readers who voiced criticism over our recent story on bubble tea.

Read this article: 

Bulletin board: Our Readers Call Us Out Over Bubble Tea. They Are Right.

Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





See original article here – 

Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

Ethereum Co-Founder Helps Launch New Blockchain Startup

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments





Original article: 

Ethereum Co-Founder Helps Launch New Blockchain Startup

MIT is building a system that can identify a recipe using pictures of food

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Having mastered the ability to distinguish hot dogs from not hot dogs is truly one of mankind’s greatest achievements. Attempting to one-up that sort of masterstroke would surely be flying too close to the sun — but researchers at MIT are trying nonetheless.
The team’s pic2recipe system uses neural networks to determine the recipe of a given food, in an attempt to gain… Read More


View original: 

MIT is building a system that can identify a recipe using pictures of food

A farm shouldn’t be a factory

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




 A shift to technologically driven organic farming practices could save our topsoils, lessen our dependence on synthetics and even capture 100% of today’s CO2 emissions. Read More


View original post here: 

A farm shouldn’t be a factory

How to Throw a Relaxed Parisian Dinner Party

| July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments





Visit link:  

How to Throw a Relaxed Parisian Dinner Party

Will Blue Apron’s rebound continue?

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Cooking kit delivery company Blue Apron traded up 3.5% on the stock market Monday, erasing some of the losses from its first two days as a public company. Shares closed at $9.67, which was still beneath last week’s $10 IPO price. This is in contrast to a lot of public debuts, where companies are typically in the green for the first day “pop.” It’s the subsequent days… Read More


Original article – 

Will Blue Apron’s rebound continue?

Blue Apron IPO off to a rough start

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Meal delivery business Blue Apron opened for trading at $10 per share on Thursday, significantly below the originally proposed range of $15 to $17. It’s also flat compared to the $10 they priced it at last night, meaning the IPO investors have yet to reap any gains.
It also suggests that employees and investors who joined the venture-backed company at a later stage are underwater. New… Read More


Original link: 

Blue Apron IPO off to a rough start

This device will automatically enter how much you chew

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Eating too much? A Dartmouth researcher thinks he may have a solution for all those who hate manually writing into an app all the foods they eat throughout the day — a wearable system that detects how much you chew and enters it for you. Read More


From: 

This device will automatically enter how much you chew

Nestlé leads $77M round for healthy meal startup Freshly

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Freshly has raised a big funding round from a big name — the U.S. division of food and beverage giant Nestlé. Co-founder and CEO Michael Wystrach has pitched the startup as a way to get healthy, on-demand meals. That doesn’t mean you order from Freshly every time you want to eat — instead, you get one delivery  of all your meals for the week. Then, when you’re hungry,… Read More


View post:

Nestlé leads $77M round for healthy meal startup Freshly

State of the Art: In Whole Foods, Bezos Gets a Sustainably Sourced Guinea Pig

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





More here: 

State of the Art: In Whole Foods, Bezos Gets a Sustainably Sourced Guinea Pig

Baby food delivery service Yumi launches with $4.1 million in seed funding

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Yumi, the Los Angeles-based baby food delivery service co-created by former TechCrunch and Wall Street Journal reporter Evelyn Rusli and Angela Sutherland is finally open for business, with $4.1 million in seed investment from VC firms Brand Foundry, August Capital and NEA, as well as several angels, including early Dropbox investor Ali Partovi, WordPress’s Matt Mullenweg, and… Read More


View post – 

Baby food delivery service Yumi launches with $4.1 million in seed funding

Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

| May 27, 2017 | 0 Comments




Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen’s latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and downs. All this on Crunch Report. Read More


See original article: 

Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Threatened Smelt Touches Off Battles in California’s Endless Water Wars

| February 14, 2015




Drought and the pumping of water have depleted the delta smelt and the delicate ecosystem they inhabit, prompting limits on the amount of water sent to farmers and cities.

See the article here:  

Threatened Smelt Touches Off Battles in California’s Endless Water Wars

The Greasy Underpan Of Restaurant Tech

| December 24, 2014




 This story is repeated hundreds of times across the country, and it goes a little bit like this. A group of tech savvy people go out to eat at a restaurant, and wonder why modern mobile technology has completely bypassed the industry. “Why can’t I push a button on my phone to re-order a beer,” they commonly ask? “I wish we could just split the tab using a simple app on… Read More


Originally from – 

The Greasy Underpan Of Restaurant Tech

Chef’d Uses Crowdfunding To Roll Out Recipe-And-Ingredient Delivery Service For Gourmet Meals

| December 10, 2014




 Chef’d is the latest startup promising to deliver the tools (and by tools I mean recipes and ingredients) you need to cook delicious meals at home. We’ve written about existing services like Plated and Blue Apron (which announced recently that it’s selling more than 1 million meals each month), plus even newer competitors like Gobble (well, newer if you don’t count… Read More


View original:

Chef’d Uses Crowdfunding To Roll Out Recipe-And-Ingredient Delivery Service For Gourmet Meals

F.D.A. to Require Calorie Count, Even for Popcorn at the Movies

| November 25, 2014




The Food and Drug Administration will announce a sweeping rule on Tuesday that will require chain restaurants, movie theaters and pizza parlors across the country to post calorie counts on their menus.

Read this article:

F.D.A. to Require Calorie Count, Even for Popcorn at the Movies

Well: Ask Well: Can Athletes Be Vegans?

| November 24, 2014




A reader asks about his 15-year-old son, an athlete who wants to switch to a vegan diet.

View original post here:

Well: Ask Well: Can Athletes Be Vegans?

Lyon Journal: Brushing Off a French Stigma That Doggie Bags Are for Beggars

| November 14, 2014




Authorities in Lyon, France, are promoting doggie bags in local restaurants to curb food waste, but are facing the idea that it is a sign of poverty.




See original article: 

Lyon Journal: Brushing Off a French Stigma That Doggie Bags Are for Beggars

Florida Finds Tricky Balance Over Feeding of the Homeless

| November 13, 2014





View this article: 

Florida Finds Tricky Balance Over Feeding of the Homeless

Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others

| October 30, 2014



In a new study, Rachael Shaw, of Victoria University of Wellington, and Nicola Clayton, of the University of Cambridge, tested whether Eurasian jays can recall and use both visual and auditory information when stealing other birds’ caches.

The post Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others appeared first on WIRED.





See original – 

Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others

Well: Vulnerability to Fructose Varies, Health Study Finds

| October 14, 2014




In some people, consumption of the sugar sharply effects a hormone that helps to regulate fat accumulation, researchers at Harvard reported.

Visit site: 

Well: Vulnerability to Fructose Varies, Health Study Finds

The Food Issue: Getting Your Kids to Eat (or at Least Try) Everything

| October 8, 2014




A cookbook writer on how to bring up good eaters.

Continue reading here – 

The Food Issue: Getting Your Kids to Eat (or at Least Try) Everything