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Baltimore

Terra’s Kitchen Meal Prep Reduces Waste, Offers Healthier Eats [Review]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Whether you’re short on time or uninspired in the kitchen, there is no doubt that the likes of Blue Apron and HelloFresh have done wonders to the food you eat. However, the more popular food delivery services have two common issues: they are not…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Meal-Delivery Venture Wins York County Pitch Contest

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 11:20 am

An organic farm in Arundel won the second Pitch York County pitch contest held Thursday night in Biddeford. How does a farm win a business pitch contest? By innovating the way they package and deliver food to their customers. Like many local farms, Frinklepod…

Opinion/Analysis

Roads…? Where We’re Going, We Don’t NEED Roads!

By | Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Read some of my articles and you’ll know that I like to write about a market segment I’ve dubbed “food aggregators“. Before we get started, I would like to publicly state my claim to this terminology, via this public forum! I believe it was I who…

Product Launch

Chicago

Two Chicago Tech Giants Battle it Out for Dominance in Food Delivery

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Chicago, IL-based, local commerce powerhouse Groupon announced today the official launch of its food delivery and takeout service Groupon To Go. Launched in beta this past March, the new platform will offer options from more than 500 restaurants across Chicagoland. With its official…

Food

Fresh Food Tastes Better: Startups that Make Buying Local Easy

By | Jul 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Industrial farming came about at the turn of the twentieth century during the Industrial Revolution. As we began developing machinery to do most of the heavy lifting for us, small and medium farming and agricultural operations have steadily declined. Large industrial operations have since…

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Startups & Apps

7 Food Delivery Apps to Get You Through 4/20

By | Apr 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm

When April 20th rolls around, the air gets a little thicker. Not because spring has sprung and pollen is wreaking havoc on your sinuses. It’s because 4/20 is National Marijuana Day, and stoners around the world are taking to the streets (or more accurately, their…

Startups & Apps

TableRunner Eliminates Food Waste with Meal Delivery App

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Everyday, companies are finding out that professional success and social consciousness are not mutually-exclusive. Many are finding that taking the environment into consideration when drawing up a business plan can yield some pretty positive results. TableRunner is one of those companies, and their plan to…

Acquisition

DC

Power Supply’s Recent Acquisitions Aimed at Accelerating Network Growth

By | May 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Yesterday, we reported on Washington,D.C-based Power Supply’s recent acquisitions of eliteEATS and Healthy Bites. Today, we found out some additional details behind the acquisitions, and how they contribute to the Power Supply’s overall expansion strategy. Tech.Co initially suspected that the acquisitions of both companies…

Acquisition

DC

DC’s Power Supply Acquires Healthy Bites, eliteEATS

By | May 5, 2015 at 6:45 pm

Tech.Co has learned that the Washington, D.C.-based Power Supply has acquired the Los Angeles, CA-based kitchen and meal delivery program eliteEATS and the D.C.-based health food delivery service Healthy Bites. According to an email sent earlier today by District Capital Partners, which served as…

Food

Los Angeles

Crunchbutton Aims to be the “Uber of Food Delivery”

By | Oct 9, 2014 at 9:00 am

“Push a button. Get food delivered.”   That’s the motto for Crunchbutton, a food delivery app, seamlessly connecting a network of college kids to bring food to your door. You want quick and easy food? Crunchbutton remembers your previous order and allows for one-click ordering….

Entrepreneur

DC

Plated Brings DIY Dinners to Your Doorstep

By | Nov 8, 2012 at 11:00 am

Queue the doorbell. For decades, Papa John’s and your favorite Chinese takeout place held a permanent spot on your speed dial as your go-to carry-out places. Times have changed since Plated entered the scene last month as the new dinner delivery and subscription service….

Startup

San Francisco

ZeroCater Brings Personalized, Catered Lunches to Your Office

By | Nov 30, 2011 at 10:30 am

When I was offered my first job, the HR manager sent me home with a printed copy of the week’s gourmet lunches – as if that alone would entice me to accept his offer. ZeroCater, a Y Combinator graduate based in San Francisco, is…