Category: Research & Data

restaurant tech

Do consumers actually want restaurant tech?

A new study exploring consumer attitudes towards restaurant technology revealed that some see it as a quick marketing gig while others expect restaurants to adopt new digital tools.

Who’s bringing China its bacon now that it’s running low?

A worldwide pork deficit is impending and one virus is to blame. But who’s going to fill in the gaps? Meat giant Tyson’s latest earnings reveal it’s not them, with the US-China trade war largely to blame. Could they lose out to alternatives like Impossible Foods?

Plant-Based Meat Startups Have Cracked Beef, But What About Chicken?

Plant-based ground beef has become a staple at several fast food restaurants across the US. Now food retailers are demanding other alternatives, but creating viable plant-based alternatives for other food types like dairy, seafood, muscle cuts, and poultry could prove trickier.

seaweed

The Quest For Sustainable Seaweed

Seaweed is an exciting source of energy, proteins, biodegradable plastics, fertilizers, clothes or pharmaceuticals, but can its production keep up with growing demand?

Chinese AgriFood Startups Raise $5.8bn in 2018 as Digital Penetration & Consumer Fragmentation Drive Growth

With the largest population in the world and as one of the largest agricultural economies in the world, China represents a major opportunity for startups and investors alike.

Chinese agrifood startups raised $5.8 billion of investment across 283 deals with 318 participating investors during 2018, according to the 2018 China AgriFood Startup Investing Report released by AgFunder in collaboration with Chinese food tech VC Bits x Bites.