In 2018, the “tech meets food” trend scaled up. It was a record year for investments (+43% compared to 2017, according to AgFunder) with, as Food Digital Lab reported in early 2019, a large increase in the number of unicorns in this sector. For businesses and investors, Food 2.0 used to be more or less synonymous.
The latest twists in food tech
Gathering around the table is not only the ultimate social ritual, but food has also become a focus for many environmental and health concerns. To top it off, the tech industry is treating it as a sort of laboratory for creativity and customization.