Sweetgreen Tests Robots to Make Faster, More Efficient Sad Desk Salads
The “Infinite Kitchen” still needs human help, but it’s a big step beyond other recent attempts at food-service automation. Lire la suite >>
Michelle Obama Lobbied for Healthy School Meals. Her New Drinks Wouldn’t Qualify
Obama wants to offer kids something healthier than soda, but some critics say that’s not good enough. Lire la suite >>
Inflation Crisis Pulls European Countries Into a Food Fight
Tax cuts, price caps, tougher scrutiny. Europe’s battle with the worst cost-of-living crisis in a generation is far from over, and food is the latest focal point. Lire la suite >>
The First Biodegradable Water Bottle Is Coming, for Real This Time
With backers including James Murdoch and Diplo, Cove says its sustainable water bottle will retail at $2.99 a pop. Lire la suite >>
Deliveroo Partners With Waitrose for 10-Minute Hummus Delivery
Deliveroo Plc is partnering with upmarket grocer Waitrose to deliver groceries such as organic hummus, fresh sourdough bread and Belgian butter waffles, in as little as 10 minutes. Lire la suite >>
Impossible Foods to Launch Nuggets Into Brewing Faux-Chicken Battle
With a likely IPO on the horizon, the company aims to replicate the success of its faux burger in chicken. Lire la suite >>
Misfits Funding Round Brings Valuation to $1.1 Billion
Misfits Market Inc., an online grocer specializing in delivering food that would otherwise be wasted, completed a $200 million financing round. Lire la suite >>
JBS Expands Plant-Based Food Products With Vivera Acquisition
JBS SA, the world’s largest meat supplier, said it signed a binding proposal to acquire Dutch plant-based food producer Vivera BV, expanding its presence in the fast-growing segment. Lire la suite >>
Dollarama expands plans to grow across Canada as profits slip
Dollarama Inc. remained bullish on the future of the discount chain in Canada even as its profits slipped amid higher costs and restrictions related to the pandemic in its latest… Lire la suite >>
Pandemic-Exhausted Consumers Turn Back to Instant Everything
Despite the slow-food recipes that make the rounds on social media, most people just want it now. Lire la suite >>
Tofu Goes Mainstream Thanks to Big Meat’s Covid Crisis
Sales of the once-niche soybean product jumped as consumers navigated poorly stocked meat aisles. Producers hope they’ll stick around. Lire la suite >>
Walmart’s Jet to Cease Its New York City Fresh Grocery Business
Walmart Inc.’s Jet subsidiary is ending its fresh-food delivery business just a year after introducing the service in New York City, another sign that the urban-focused site is scaling back. Lire la suite >>