Thanks to Food Tech, Gone Are the Days of Paper Menus & Waiting in Line
Online food delivery service, Just Eat, wants to be at the forefront of the delivery market. Not just content with offering a fast online service for choosing and ordering takeaway, it recently showcased what how food tech will influence the future of online food delivery, including technologies such as augmented reality (AR) artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic delivery carriers.
Virginia Tech University and Israeli food maker Strauss Group have set up an R&D and marketing initiative to help Israeli agriculture and food tech startups, both early stage and more established firms, expand their activities in the US market. The new agro/food tech program will provide these startups with funding opportunities and business development meetings with experts in Virginia, opportunities to team up with other groups, technology validation, consumer testing and the necessary permits and regulations.
Grubhub, the industry pioneer for online and mobile-app food delivery has experienced heightened competition from entrants such as Square Inc.’s Caviar unit, Postmates, Uber’s Uber Eats and Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Now restaurant delivery service. While Grubhub Chief Executive Matt Maloney has indicated that the firm is not worried about rivals who “ended up not being quite as competitive as people were worried they would be,” Cakmak has not written them off as major threats.
Feeling a little full of festive fun? If the “new year, new you” mantra is echoing in your ears, but either your culinary talents or non-existent organizational skills are holding you back from embracing healthy living, there are a host of companies out there literally rushing to your rescue. To start with here are the 8 healthy food delivery services in the UK.
It’s not uncommon for venture-backed startups to operate in the red for years while pumping investor money into revenue growth. But the on-demand delivery sector has been a notorious cash burner in recent years, and Maple’s business does not appear to be an exception, especially with the added cost of preparing its own meals.
Grain was incorporated in 2014, to provide on-demand hyper-personal wholesome food delivery services. There is no minimum order and the food is delivered to any location in Singapore. What sets it apart from other food delivery companies in Singapore is that it maintains control over every part of the process from R&D and cooking, right up till the last-mile delivery. It has also collaborated with the winners of MasterChef Asia and MasterChef France, as well as Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants to develop dishes for their meal box menu.