Tagged: food

Largest US-based Retail Food Group Purchasing Organization to Test Mastercard’s Blockchain Tech to Streamline Operations

Topco Associates, the largest US-based retail food GPO (Group Purchasing Organization) and the third largest private firm in Illinois, is preparing to test Mastercard’s blockchain-based technology to streamline its operations. Topco is planning to pilot a traceability platform created by Envisible, a logistics company. According… Read More

Update: Snaffling Pig Closes Crowdcube Round With Nearly £1.3 Million in Funding Secured

Snaffling Pig, a UK-based pork brand, closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube last week after securing £1,286,000 in total funding. Originally seeking £750,000, the campaign quickly secured its initial funding target while offering 7.67% in equity at a £10 million pre-money valuation. Snaffling Pig… Read More

Update: Snaffling Pig Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.1 Million in Funding Secured

Snaffling Pig, a UK-based pork brand, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.1 million raised from nearly 1600 investors. The funding round was launched last month and quickly secured its initial £750,000 funding target. The company is offering… Read More

Overfunding: Pork Brand Snaffling Pig Surpasses £750,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Snaffling Pig, a UK-based pork brand, has successfully surpassed its initial £750,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The campaign was launched earlier this month and the company is offering 7.67% in equity at a £10 million pre-money valuation. Founded in 2015, Snaffling Pig… Read More

Seedrs Selects 10 Startups for First FMCG Accelerator Program

Leading crowdfunding platform Seedrs has announced ten companies which are participating in its first accelerator program. The seven-week FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) accelerator program is designed to provide access to investors, buyers, branding experts and more. The FMCG sector has experienced solid success on… Read More

Update: Fullgreen Set to Close Latest Crowdcube Round With Nearly £700,000 in Funding

Cauli Rice, under its brand name Fullgreen, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £700,000 in funding. The funding round was launched late June and quickly secured its initial £600,000 funding target. The campaign has also attracted more than… Read More

Nestlé Launches New Blockchain Pilot Platform to Allow Customers to Track Food Right Back to the Farm

Swiss multinational food and drink company Nestlé announced on Tuesday the launch of its new blockchain pilot platform, which allows consumers to track their food right back to the farm. Nestlé claims to be the first major food and beverage company to announce it will… Read More

IOTA Forms New Partnership With Digital Food Safety Management Company Primority

IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology and permissionless ecosystem development, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Primority, a digital food safety management company that helps food product manufacturers monitor food safety in food supply chains, to development of a… Read More

Overfunding: Fullgreen Surpasses £600,000 Funding Target Through Latest Crowdcube Round

Just days after launching its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube, Cauli Rice, under its brand name Fullgreen, has successfully secured its initial £600,000 from more than 275 investors. The company is now offering 2.83% equity with a pre-valuation of £21 million. As previously reported,… Read More

Fullgreen Launches New Crowdcube Round to Raise £600,000 in Funding

Just a little over two years after raising £1.4 million through its fourth equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Cauli Rice, under its brand name Fullgreen, has returned to the funding portal to raise a minimum of £600,000. The company is offering 2.78% equity, with a… Read More

Live on Wefunder: Element Farms Grows Capital for Year-Round, Pesticide-Free and Local Spinach

Element Farms synced with Wefunder in order to grow its agtech business.  At this writing, the startup has surpassed its minimum goal as has raised more than $196,993 of its $500,000 maximum target for a convertible note from 183+ investors in order to harvest a… Read More

Eat Square & Dandy on Seedrs: Because It’s Lunchtime Somewhere

It’s time to eat somewhere… and Seedrs has some live campaigns that will make readers stomach’s growl with hunger! Take Dandy and Seedrs’ alum Eat Square pies… In 2017, after crowdfunding £40,000 on its first Seedrs raise, Eat Square’s reportedly turnover has more than doubled in 2018…. Read More

London Restaurant & Catering Supplier The Ethical Butcher Now Seeking £350,000 on Crowdcube

The Ethical Butcher, a UK-based company that supplies London’s restaurant and catering trade with ethically sourced meat, is now seeking £350,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2014,  Ethical Butcher reported it has won a number of Great Taste Awards, which includes Top… Read More

The Cookie Department: Healthy Treats on Wefunder for Smart Cookies

The Cookie Department offers fortified traditional cookie flavors like Chocolate Chip and Ginger Snap with “functional” ingredients like Fair Trade coffee, rBST free whey protein, superfoods, antioxidants and detoxifying spices. Pour your milk-alternative and open that bag of Nookies and check out this new campaign on… Read More

Dairy Farmers of America Tests Ripe.io Food Supply Blockchain

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The Dairy Farmers of America, a nationwide dairy co-op formed in 1998, has announced it is partnering with ripe.io, “a food tech startup focused on using blockchain to transform the food supply chain for data transparency.” The two organizations will pilot a dairy-supply-tracking blockchain intended… Read More

Manílife Peanut Butter & Candy Mechanics 3D Chocolate Celebrate Sweet Success on Seedrs

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Looking for that mid-afternoon sweet investment? ManíLife peanut butter and Candy Mechanics 3D chocolate brand are both currently overfunding on Seedrs. At this writing, ManíLife has raised over £437,030 for 16.56% equity, blowing past its initial £300,002 goal. Pre-valued at £2,201,698, UK-based ManíLife aims to brings craft culture to peanut butter. Created… Read More

Sushi Company Inigo Now Seeking £350,000 Through Crowdcube Initiative

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Ingo, a London-based company that specializes in sushi handrolls, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is now seeking £300,000 in funding and is offering a 13.46% stake (pre-money valuation: £2,250,000). Inigo was reportedly founded by Jeremy Bliss, who is a Melbourne… Read More

Inside Scoop on Northern Bloc Ice Cream’s New Crowdcube Raise

Earlier this month UK crowdfunded Crowdcube blogged that £500 million had been pledged on the platform and has resulted in more than 700 successful raises, for startups to sizeable scale-ups including fintech unicorn Revolut, digital, mobile-only bank Monzo and the British multinational brewery BrewDog. Food and beverage… Read More

Daisy Green Collection Completes Crowdcube Round With More Than £2 Million in Funding

Daisy Green Collection, an Antipodean group that has nine central London locations that serve artisan coffee, Aussie brunch, craft beers, and cocktails, closed its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube yesterday with more than £2 million secured. The campaign was launched last month and quickly raised… Read More

Gage & Tollner Partners with Wefunder: Great Eats, Nibbles & Sips in Brooklyn

No Eats ‘Til Brooklyn? Riffing on the Beastie Boys’ “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn” on this new revenue sharing Wefunder campaign which plans to bring back to life the historic and beloved Brooklyn restaurant Gage & Tollner. Gage & Tollner, once known for its stunning Gilded-Age dining room and its… Read More

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