FoodBytes! 2017 Press Coverage

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PSFK: Used Beer Grains Remade Into Tasty Granola Bars

The San Francisco-based startup ReGrained wants you to have your beer and eat it too. Motivated by tackling inefficiencies in the food system, and especially in the beer making process, the company is set to reuse the “spent” grains leftover from the brewing process...

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BevNet: GIVN Debuts New Labels, Sparkling Water This Spring

GIVN Water is looking to make a splash this spring. The bottled spring water brand launched in 2015 with the mission of providing providing one day of clean water to people in need for every bottle sold. After seeing triple-digit growth in revenue and velocity in...

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New Hope Network: Supporter Spotlight: FoodBytes!

In this new series, we highlight accelerators and incubators that are offering assistance to food startups across the country. Here, we feature FoodBytes! by Rabobank, which pairs innovative food and agriculture concepts with the capital needed to bring them to...

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Food Logistics: Plugging in to Future Food Connections

In the United States, food waste is estimated at 30 to 40 percent of the total food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Economic Research Service. The USDA has responded to this by calling for a 50 percent reduction in food waste by...

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World Positive: Your Relationship with Fish is About to Change

It’s 2027, and we’re no longer gorging ourselves on shrimp. Or tuna. Or salmon. Not because they’ve disappeared from the oceans or we’re appalled by how they’re produced, but because we’re eating so many other delicious fish from land and sea — like porgy, dogfish,...

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Forbes: How Back to the Roots Is Disrupting Your Cereal Aisle

Today, Back to the Roots, pioneered by Millennial co-founders Nikhil Arora and Alejandro—Alex—Velez are spearheading that pursuit by bringing whole-grain,biodynamic, single-sourced cereals into the New York City public school system, replacing options once offered by...

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Forbes: Meet The Women Leading The Future Of Food

The food sustainability movement is arguably the most exciting trend in the world today. It's addressing many of the world’s most pressing problems, such as climate change, chronic disease, water scarcity, and antibiotic resistance. Without it, we are much more likely...

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Food Tank: Garden Spaces Join the Sharing Economy

Alfrea, a company based in Linwood, New Jersey, is trying to extend the sharing economy to garden spaces. The company was founded in 2016 as an online marketplace for renting land and finding farm hands for hire. Alfrea has since expanded to Philadelphia,...

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Tech Zone: ITEXPO 2017: An Amazing Week in Review

The 2017 edition of ITEXPO has come and gone and, from my perspective, it was easily one of the best I’ve seen since our first Ft. Lauderdale show back in 2006. It’s clear the business communications and tech space is anything but stagnant.  Rather, innovation and...

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KCPW: How to Get People to Eat Bugs, and Like It

The Bottom Line (Air Date: February 14, 2017) – How do you launch a sustainable food revolution? Perhaps it requires a good story, and lots and lot of crickets. When Pat Crowley realized he could make a better energy bar using “cricket flour” for protein, he knew he’d...

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Fortune: The Hunt for the Perfect Sugar

When the history of sugar is written, 2016 may go down as the year its image turned. Sure, we always knew those sweet white crystals could rot teeth and cause people to pack on the pounds. Obesity and diabetes were already national emergencies, with the latter...

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Fortune: Muscle Milk Maker Sees Green in Plant-Based Protein

You may have overlooked this tiny organism until now, but 2017 might very well be the year of algae. Don't believe it? It’s already in baking mixes, cookies, milk, nondairy creamers, vegan eggs, salad dressing, ice-cream, smoothies, and protein powders, to name a few....

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Food Mic: By 2050, we’ll all be eating bugs — on purpose

Dried crickets are the new sprinkles.  Well, that's if you consider the activities of actor Nicolas Cage an indicator of what's trending. On Sunday, Cage celebrated his 53rd birthday (albeit, a little belatedly) with a cake topped with the crunchy bugs.  Farming and...

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9News: A new software option for landlords

KUSA - Gary Shapiro sat down with 9NEWS technology expert Scott Yates to talk about a new software company that has tools for landlords built by a landlord. The company is TurboTenant. Based in Fort Collins, it is building the tools to help landlords around the world...

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The Star: Growing interest in “ugly produce”

Cosmetically imperfect but otherwise perfectly edible produce offers big financial savings and helps reduce food waste Eggplants don't have feelings. Neither, as it turns out, do squash, tomatoes, peppers or any other number of popular fruits and vegetables. And...

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CBS: 10 San Francisco Businesses Making Headlines

San Francisco may be known for huge Silicon Valley tech companies, but there are several unique startups that are definitely worth checking out. From an indoor golf course to a 2.5-ton mobile pizzeria, San Francisco is home to some of the newest and coolest businesses...

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Business Insider: Debate over soft drink tax bubbles up

SANTA FE, N.M. — The politics surrounding Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales’ proposal for an ambitious pre-kindergarten education program financed with a soda tax exploded this week and even took on personal overtones. Two city councilors – Joe Maestas and Ron Trujillo –...

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AgFunder News: Innovation Awards 2016 Winners Announced

AgFunder News: Innovation Awards 2016 Winners Announced Featuring FoodBytes! 2015 alumni Produce Pay and FoodBytes! Sydney alumni AgriWebb Startup activity in food and agriculture technology is growing dramatically; at AgFunder we’ve come across over 5k companies...

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5280: Q&A: Alexandra Carone of the Honest Stand

  5280 - Q&A: Alexandra Carone of the Honest Stand Cheese is often the most difficult ingredient to give up when saying goodbye to dairy but the transition is a lot easier once you try the Honest Stand's wares. These vegan and Paleo "cheese" sauces come in...

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foodtank: 117 Organizations to Watch in 2017

  foodtank: 117 Organizations to Watch in 2017 Includes 6 FoodBytes! Alumni Companies and our Partner Food + Tech Connect! Chapul, Cowlar, FarmRaiser, HarvestPort, Mag Agriculture & ReGrained! 2016 has been an exciting year for us, and based on the number of...

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