September 11, 2016

Blue Prairie Brands Completes $6M Series A Funding

Blue Prairie Brands, Inc., a Scottsbluff, Neb.-based developer of functional foods and ingredients for consumer health, completed a $6m Series A funding round.  The round was […]
September 11, 2016

Blue Prairie Brands, Inc. Secures $6 million Series A Investment

Blue Prairie Brands, Inc., a developer of functional foods and ingredients that benefit consumer health while providing functional benefits to foods themselves, is pleased to announce […]
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 […]