Grabox has dubbed itself an “in-car convenience store”: it distributes to drivers boxes full of snacks that passengers can buy during their ride.
Sydney startup ShoreTrade has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Investible to launch a trading platform for the seafood industry.
Wagga Wagga is set to boost its agtech chops further, with impact investment services firm Blue River Group launching Bridge Hub, an innovation hub to test and commercialise new ideas in the agrifood sector.
Focused on helping food businesses develop and sell via their own brand rather than putting this in the hands of another service is Order Up.
Kyla Kirkpatrick last year launched ecommerce platform Emperor Champagne, aimed at helping consumers “go on a journey” and identify the champagnes that are best for them.
Rocket Seeder will guide those working on ideas around personalised nutrition, snacking on the go, healthy ageing, and sustainable consumption & packaging.
Yoghurt company Chobani has launched the Australian arm of its food-focused incubator program, announcing the five startups set to make up the first cohort.
German startup giant Rocket Internet has acquired Australian online corporate catering business Order-In. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Feastively’s promise is that meals take only 15 minutes to cook or prepare, in one pan, with Feastively’s chefs doing all the chopping of ingredients and pre-cooking for them.
SnackProud looks to help companies do their part to ensure their employees are snacking healthily by providing snack boxes packed full of snacks that deliver the energy hit without the nutritional hit.
Monash University has partnered with Bosch Australia to create an agtech facility in Melbourne, which will work on the creation and testing of smart farming techniques.
EatClub aims to help restaurants to fill their empty tables in off-peak or slower periods by helping them communicate deals to diners.
Despite the buzz around on-demand startups, running a business based on logistics is difficult for everyone, whether it’s Deliveroo or smaller players.
SparkLabs Groups has partnered with the NSW Government to launch Cultiv8, an accelerator targeting food and agtech startups.