Perth startup Bakeswap is a social networking platform helping parents fill their child’s lunchbox

- February 16, 2016 4 MIN READ

For kids, morning tea and lunchtime are undoubtedly the highlights of the school day, but for parents, filling the lunchbox each day can be a stressful exercise. They need to make sure they’re fulfilling their child’s nutritional needs while also accounting for the fact that, realistically, kids don’t like healthy veggie snacks, and make sure to mix in some variety so their child doesn’t get bored day in and day out. All this must be done without breaking the budget on expensive snacks.

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Simplot Australia partners with Slingshot to launch FoodTech accelerator Simplot Ignite

- November 25, 2015 2 MIN READ

Just a few weeks after Slingshot announced the launch of a HealthTech accelerator in partnership with HCF, the organisation has partnered with food manufacturer Simplot Australia, the company behind brands such as Lean Cuisine and Bird’s Eye, to launch Simplot Ignite, Australia’s first FoodTech accelerator program for startups and scale-ups.


Danny Burrito is the latest bespoke FoodTech service to hit the streets of Sydney

- October 27, 2015 2 MIN READ

FoodTech is a rising industry within Australia’s startup ecosystem, and the players within the space are doing a lot more than just making it more convenient to get food and beverage items from the kitchen to your door in a shorter space of time. For the most part, it’s about being part of an experience and a particular community, especially when it comes to bespoke yet scalable services like the soon-to-launch Bondi-based startup Danny Burrito.


‘HackFood’ will be Australia’s first ever food-themed Hackathon

- October 27, 2015 2 MIN READ

HackFood is set to become the country’s first food-focused hackathon when it kicks off at Fishburners on November 6. The weekend-long business building competition and startup bootcamp will be connecting individuals from the technology, hospitality and food sectors with one aim in mind: to identify and uncover unique digital technology solutions that will address challenges faced by the food industry in Australia.