Food on Demand Briefs – December 2017

Food on Demand Briefs – December 2017

TPG Capital Acquires Mendocino Farms TPG Capital, a private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in the 16-unit Southern Californian fast-casual chain, Mendocino Farms from Greenwich, Connecticut private equity firm, L Catterton, according to a press release....

Food on Demand Briefs – November 2017

Order Food Without Leaving Facebook Facebook announced it has partnered with third-party delivery services such as EatStreet, Delivery.com, DoorDash and ChowNow so users can order food without ever leaving the social media site. Facebook is also working directly with...
Retailers Scramble to Break into Meal Kit Industry

Retailers Scramble to Break into Meal Kit Industry

By Alex Van Abbema In an effort to compete with Amazon, which is prepped to become a fierce competitor in the meal kit industry after its acquisition of Whole Foods in August, retailers are scrambling to add their own offerings through acquisitions and new product...

Food On Demand Briefs – October 2017

Here Comes the Wal-Mart Drone Ship Patent sleuths at CB Insights have found a series of intriguing patents that show Walmart’s idea of the on-demand future of retail. A whole slew of in-store technology are to increase the efficiency of stocking and tracking products,...