Investments in European food tech cooled as the mercury rose in Europe this August. But app-based delivery firm Lezzoo and vegan marketplace concept VeganNation were still able to whet the appetite of investors.
CEO and co-founder of food waste app Too Good To Go, Mette Lykke, is taking an entrepreneurial approach to sustainability: “We are taking an issue that everyone loves and turning it into a win for everyone.”
UK start-up Almond has developed an app that rewards shoppers for buying responsible brands, while helping to reduce and offset CO₂e emissions. “In a nutshell, we help consumers reduce their negative impact,” CEO Oliver Bolton tells FoodNavigator.
Software as service (SaaS) start-up Provenance has developed a solution that enables businesses to be more transparent – both internally and externally. “Transparency is the future of brand trust,” Provenance founder and CEO Jessi Baker predicts.
The foodservice delivery market is booming thanks to the rapid rollout of new tech that makes it easier than ever to buy food online. In contrast, supermarket sales are under pressure. Could the adoption of new retail tech help?
French start-up Siga has developed a label that ranks food according to its degree of processing. The system aims to help consumers select the ‘most natural and healthy’ products on the shelf, CEO Aris Christodoulou tells FoodNavigator.