Month: April 2020

BREAKING: Provision Analytics secures $3.2m to expand food safety data platform

Covid has put food safety and the issues of our food supply chain at the center of many consumers’ minds. As companies come to terms with the financial woes of the pandemic, some agrifood tech startups are actually well-poised to offer solutions. “Generally, the public hasn’t considered the impact of a pandemic on the value …

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Is plant-based going to boom or bust?

With covid drastically changing the American lifestyle consumers have experienced empty supermarkets, closed restaurants and stockpiling warnings. The pandemic is putting more pressure on the supply and production food chain than ever before – so what does that mean for the plant and meat industry? In their 2018 “Year in Food” report Grubhub saw plant-based food …

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CPG brands are experiencing 3% sales increase but will it last?

The current pandemic has sent shockwaves through the US as people begin to stockpile non-perishable foodstuffs and leave empty shelves for other shoppers. Last month Nielsen saw massive sales growth for pantry foods such as cereals and canned goods. Large food companies like Tyson Foods and Kraft Heinz have been forced to increase production to …

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Foodtech company rethinks its strategy due to covid19. What can we learn from them?

For the past five years the team at Clara Foods have been developing animal-free eggs. However, just like many startups and restaurants closing their doors, the coronavirus has forced the young company to work from the confines of their own homes. So what does this mean for the development of their new products? Well, for …

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Learn from the best: heres how top supermarkets are changing their strategies amid COVID19

As demand increases supermarkets across the globe are in a race against time to keep their growing workforce well-trained and healthy. The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused a rippling effect in the retail industry. You only have to visit a supermarket to see it. Empty shelves, nervous shoppers and website crashes due to an overload …

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How will your startup survive Covid19? Heres 8 tips to keep you going

Wondering how your startup will survive COVID19? Heres 8 tips to keep you going! Dan Rosen is the long-time chairman of US-based startups investment group Alliance of angels. Here he shares his thoughts on the financial aspect of the COVID-19 outbreak and what it means for startups. Survive Obvious yet important. Dan advises that every …

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How will Coronavirus change food tech accelerators as we know them?

Business operations across all sectors are sure to change, but even long after the virus is gone some might be altered forever. Startup accelerators allow new businesses to foster and grow their ideas. They support these new companies through investment and guidance. These programs usually last up to a few months, which include working together …

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Food Entrepeneurs are changing paths as COVID19 continues to throw challenges

The first sign that this virus outbreak was going to change the operations and futures of many food startups was probably back in March after the cancellation of the Natural Products Expo West sent shockwaves through the food business community. This is a massive event for many young companies, hoping to gain exposure and meet …

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Does this food look good? Its actually made of plastic

This all looks pretty inviting, doesn’t it? A nice frothy lager, inviting oysters…but then you look a bit closer. You realise the beer is topped with styrofoam balls and the oysters are nothing but saran wrap. Wait a minute, it’s all plastic! (photo by Morten Bentzon) This Microplastic Series is a collection of photos produced …

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How COVID19 is affecting your companies food supply

As panic buyers sweep supermarket shelves of staple goods like pasta and rice, are we heading for a food shortage? Producers across the board are struggling to keep up with current demand – including farmers who with current lockdowns are finding it hard to ship their meat and vegetables to grocery stores and restaurants. This …

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