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Oyo Rooms may invest in FreshMenu to enter food delivery business

Budget hospitality startup Oyo Rooms is in advanced talks with FreshMenu to buy a significant stake in the cloud-kitchen startup, sources told Mint. This deal would mark the entry of India’s third most valued startup in the online food delivery business. These discussions come months after Oyo raised nearly $1 billion, which pushed up its valuation to $5 billion. “Oyo… Read More »

Top Food Technology Trends You Will See In 2019

Lana Bandoim Contributor Food & Drink I write about food tech and science. Using artificial intelligence on a smartphone with an augmented reality application for recognizing food. Credit: Getty Royalty FreeGetty From ghost restaurants filled with robots to smart ovens that can read recipes, food technology will continue to evolve in 2019. Automation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI)… Read More »

Iraq displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul

Hundreds of people have fallen ill and a child has died of suspected food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the Iraqi city of Mosul. People were said to be vomiting and suffering dehydration after an iftar meal, to break the daily Ramadan fast. The Hasansham U2 camp, between Mosul and Irbil, houses people displaced by… Read More »

Four food firms prepare bids for British cereal maker Weetabix – sources

America’s third-biggest cereal company, Post Holdings (POST.N), and the UK’s Associated British Foods (ABF.L) are among a group of four bidders vying for British cereal brand Weetabix, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. The 84-year-old business could fetch at least 1.5 billion pounds, based on a valuation of more than 11 times Weetabix’ core earnings, the… Read More »