August 31, 2016

How Sweetgreen Is Making Its Mark on the Midwest

People waited for hours when Shake Shack opened in Chicago. They descended on Eataly in such swarms that the Italian mega market had to shut down to restock. Clearly, there […]
August 19, 2016

A Magical Mushroom Powder Blocks Bitterness in Food

“I ACTUALLY HATE the taste of mushrooms,” says Josh Hahn, as he flicks on the lights in the clean room. Which is funny, because Hahn’s livelihood depends […]
August 3, 2016

These ‘Bloody’ Veggie Burgers May Change Your Mind About Healthy Eating

It looks, smells, tastes and feels like a beef burger, but it’s made entirely of plant products. Last week’s sizzling launch of the meatless “Impossible Burger” […]
August 2, 2016

Farming on the moon and meat grown in a lab. Six thoughts on the future of food.

His own collection of restaurants, named The Kitchen and Next Door, aim to shake up food distribution by sourcing ingredients locally and providing fresh, natural food at sensible prices. His […]
July 28, 2016

Good Eggs Raises $15m in Venture Capital Funding

Good Eggs, a San Francisco, CA-based online market that delivers groceries to customers’ homes, raised $15m in vc funding. Backers included Index Ventures, Obvious Ventures, Uprising, DNS Capital, Collaborative Fund, S2G Ventures, and some angels.
July 28, 2016

CircleUp25: The 25 Most Innovative Consumer Brands of 2016

It’s rare when one of the biggest sectors of our economy experiences massive change. The change is so pervasive, it can sometimes fly under the radar since it’s constantly happening right under our noses.
July 19, 2016

Mushrooms Could Soon Replace Sugar (Yes, You Read That Correctly)

As a result of society’s sugar addiction, health conditions like diabetes and obesity have become a big problem. However, MycoTechnology is a start-up from Aurora, Colorado […]
July 16, 2016

Ethan Brown: The future of protein

Imagine using plants to make “meat”. One California-based company is doing just that. Ethan Brown is the founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. It produces a 100% […]
July 16, 2016

Researchers have finally discovered the key to naturally stripping sugar from all our foods

The global sugar-industrial complex is about to face a serious challenge—from a mushroom. A young start-up based out of Aurora, Colorado is poised to disrupt how […]