February 10, 2017

Kellogg invests in ‘superfood’ snack bar maker

Kellogg Co.’s venture capital fund, eighteen94 capital, led a $4.25 million Series A funding of Kuli Kuli, a maker of nutrition bars, powders and beverages featuring […]
February 8, 2017

Food maker’s VC fund leads $4.2M investment in ‘superfood’ startup

A food maker’s recently announced venture capital fund has made its first investment. Eighteen94 capital, the VC fund of Battle Creek-based Kellogg Company, said last month […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods, a Meat Leader, Invests in Protein Alternatives

Tyson Foods appears to be the first big meat company to invest in a business that, among other things, aims to reduce consumption of chicken, beef and […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods Invests in Startup Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company by sales, on Monday said it took a 5% stake in Beyond Meat, a purveyor of plant-based burger […]
October 6, 2016

Startups Are Finding a Powerful Partner in This Hidden Corner of the Food Economy

For decades there has been a tried and true path for natural food companies looking to grow: Start in your hometown’s natural food store. Next, try […]
September 26, 2016

Terramera Raises Venture Capital Funding

Terramera Inc., a Vancouver, Canada-based company with a technology for pest and disease control, raised a venture capital funding round. The amount of the deal was not […]
September 21, 2016

Millennials are killing a $1 billion diet staple

Forget about the fall of cereal — another breakfast item is in trouble as health trends shift among young Americans. Light yogurt sales fell 8.5% in the past […]
September 20, 2016

MycoTechnology Inc., Trailblazer of the Anti-sugar Revolution

MycoTechnology Inc. believes the key to lessening added sugars in food can be instituted in gourmand fungi. Established in 2013 in Denver, the brand has invented […]
September 19, 2016

Sweetgreen’s No Longer Just About Salad

Cult favorite salad spot Sweetgreen is getting into the warm foods game. On Friday, the team launched hot bowls filled with rice or quinoa and topped with veggies and protein […]