New in Funding: from egrocer unicorns to DTC dairy

New in Funding: from egrocer unicorns to DTC dairy

By
Nicola Spalding
April 23, 2021

🦄Online grocery delivery service Misfits Market hit unicorn status following a $200M series C funding round. It works with farmers, ranchers, meat producers and suppliers to reduce waste by rescuing extra cuts of meat or food items that don’t have a designated store, and provides them to consumers at up to 40% off grocery store prices.


✍️Belgian foodtech Deliverect raised $65M series C funding. It provides software to restaurants to organise their online orders, allowing them to integrate incoming orders from different delivery companies into a single system, improving efficiencies.


🌾US grain trading platform Bushel secured $47M series C funding to bring bigger and better ag companies on board and attract more users to the platform to boost its network effects.


🥓Plant-based meat startup Hungry Planet closed a $25M series A funding round, led by Post Holdings, illustrating the bullish investment sentiment many Big Food firms have for the plant-based sector.


🍲Poke House raised €20M series B funding for its healthy ‘bowl food’ fast-casual operation, having built a “€100M+ company” in under two years. It uses tech to optimise its efficiencies, offering a sub-10 mins food preparation time and sub-25 mins delivery time.


💊British ‘pure’ nutritional supplements firm Feel secured $6.2M for its subscription service of clean label, functional nutritional supplements, which has seen 60x growth in its first year.  


🗑Seattle-based startup RipeLocker raised $5M series B funding for its patented technology, which precisely manages the atmosphere (oxygen, pressure, CO2 and humidity) inside its containers to extend the freshness of perishables, reducing food waste.


📡Swiss AgTech OneSoil raised $5M for its farming efficiency technology, which allows farmers to monitor fields and increase yields via satellite imagery and mobile and desktop applications for farming analytics.


🛵UK-based on-demand delivery service Beelivery closed £4.5M to further strengthen its position as a leader in its sector, as it seeks to gain 450,000 new customers over the next two years.


🍿Better-for-you snack firm Nightfood, Inc., which is targeting the $50 billion Americans spend annually on nighttime snacks, raised $4.5M and announced coast-to-coast Walmart distribution in over 1000 locations.


🍸Madre Mezcal secured $3M series A funding for its easy-to-drink spirit. Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing spirit categories, and Madre Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing brands of its kind in the US, with its popularity driven by community word-of-mouth.


🤖Online grocery startup Home Delivery Service raised $3M for its robot-centred delivery operation. It plans to sell groceries and general merchandise online using a huge, automated system to power both the fulfillment and logistics.


🧫Jellatech closed a $2M pre-seed funding round for its cell-cultured animal-free collagen and gelatin ingredients, to replace animal-based ingredients in multiple industries and disrupt a growing global market worth $3.5B.


🍽London-based healthy food provider MunchFit raised €1.3M through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign. It currently operates a retail offering, fitness cafés and a nationwide meal plans service that allows people to order up to four meals a day, six days a week tailored to fitness goals.


🥚Indian plant-based egg startup Evo Foods secured $845k pre-seed funding to gear up for its local launch, then scale up its R&D and prepare for its international launch in 2022.


🍧Award-winning British vegan gelato producer Beau’s raised £400k to expand its operations and to create a 100% vegan, state-of-the-art ice cream manufacturing facility in the North East of England.


🥤ROY Kombucha secured €400k to support plant expansion of its new brewery and accelerate its national and international growth, as the European kombucha market is growing at around 25% year-on-year.


🐮Chinese direct-to-consumer dairy company Adopt A Cow secured an undisclosed amount to accelerate the construction of modernised dairy farms and smart production factories, having become one of the fastest growing DTC brands in China.

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🦄Online grocery delivery service Misfits Market hit unicorn status following a $200M series C funding round. It works with farmers, ranchers, meat producers and suppliers to reduce waste by rescuing extra cuts of meat or food items that don’t have a designated store, and provides them to consumers at up to 40% off grocery store prices.


✍️Belgian foodtech Deliverect raised $65M series C funding. It provides software to restaurants to organise their online orders, allowing them to integrate incoming orders from different delivery companies into a single system, improving efficiencies.


🌾US grain trading platform Bushel secured $47M series C funding to bring bigger and better ag companies on board and attract more users to the platform to boost its network effects.


🥓Plant-based meat startup Hungry Planet closed a $25M series A funding round, led by Post Holdings, illustrating the bullish investment sentiment many Big Food firms have for the plant-based sector.


🍲Poke House raised €20M series B funding for its healthy ‘bowl food’ fast-casual operation, having built a “€100M+ company” in under two years. It uses tech to optimise its efficiencies, offering a sub-10 mins food preparation time and sub-25 mins delivery time.


💊British ‘pure’ nutritional supplements firm Feel secured $6.2M for its subscription service of clean label, functional nutritional supplements, which has seen 60x growth in its first year.  


🗑Seattle-based startup RipeLocker raised $5M series B funding for its patented technology, which precisely manages the atmosphere (oxygen, pressure, CO2 and humidity) inside its containers to extend the freshness of perishables, reducing food waste.


📡Swiss AgTech OneSoil raised $5M for its farming efficiency technology, which allows farmers to monitor fields and increase yields via satellite imagery and mobile and desktop applications for farming analytics.


🛵UK-based on-demand delivery service Beelivery closed £4.5M to further strengthen its position as a leader in its sector, as it seeks to gain 450,000 new customers over the next two years.


🍿Better-for-you snack firm Nightfood, Inc., which is targeting the $50 billion Americans spend annually on nighttime snacks, raised $4.5M and announced coast-to-coast Walmart distribution in over 1000 locations.


🍸Madre Mezcal secured $3M series A funding for its easy-to-drink spirit. Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing spirit categories, and Madre Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing brands of its kind in the US, with its popularity driven by community word-of-mouth.


🤖Online grocery startup Home Delivery Service raised $3M for its robot-centred delivery operation. It plans to sell groceries and general merchandise online using a huge, automated system to power both the fulfillment and logistics.


🧫Jellatech closed a $2M pre-seed funding round for its cell-cultured animal-free collagen and gelatin ingredients, to replace animal-based ingredients in multiple industries and disrupt a growing global market worth $3.5B.


🍽London-based healthy food provider MunchFit raised €1.3M through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign. It currently operates a retail offering, fitness cafés and a nationwide meal plans service that allows people to order up to four meals a day, six days a week tailored to fitness goals.


🥚Indian plant-based egg startup Evo Foods secured $845k pre-seed funding to gear up for its local launch, then scale up its R&D and prepare for its international launch in 2022.


🍧Award-winning British vegan gelato producer Beau’s raised £400k to expand its operations and to create a 100% vegan, state-of-the-art ice cream manufacturing facility in the North East of England.


🥤ROY Kombucha secured €400k to support plant expansion of its new brewery and accelerate its national and international growth, as the European kombucha market is growing at around 25% year-on-year.


🐮Chinese direct-to-consumer dairy company Adopt A Cow secured an undisclosed amount to accelerate the construction of modernised dairy farms and smart production factories, having become one of the fastest growing DTC brands in China.

🦄Online grocery delivery service Misfits Market hit unicorn status following a $200M series C funding round. It works with farmers, ranchers, meat producers and suppliers to reduce waste by rescuing extra cuts of meat or food items that don’t have a designated store, and provides them to consumers at up to 40% off grocery store prices.


✍️Belgian foodtech Deliverect raised $65M series C funding. It provides software to restaurants to organise their online orders, allowing them to integrate incoming orders from different delivery companies into a single system, improving efficiencies.


🌾US grain trading platform Bushel secured $47M series C funding to bring bigger and better ag companies on board and attract more users to the platform to boost its network effects.


🥓Plant-based meat startup Hungry Planet closed a $25M series A funding round, led by Post Holdings, illustrating the bullish investment sentiment many Big Food firms have for the plant-based sector.


🍲Poke House raised €20M series B funding for its healthy ‘bowl food’ fast-casual operation, having built a “€100M+ company” in under two years. It uses tech to optimise its efficiencies, offering a sub-10 mins food preparation time and sub-25 mins delivery time.


💊British ‘pure’ nutritional supplements firm Feel secured $6.2M for its subscription service of clean label, functional nutritional supplements, which has seen 60x growth in its first year.  


🗑Seattle-based startup RipeLocker raised $5M series B funding for its patented technology, which precisely manages the atmosphere (oxygen, pressure, CO2 and humidity) inside its containers to extend the freshness of perishables, reducing food waste.


📡Swiss AgTech OneSoil raised $5M for its farming efficiency technology, which allows farmers to monitor fields and increase yields via satellite imagery and mobile and desktop applications for farming analytics.


🛵UK-based on-demand delivery service Beelivery closed £4.5M to further strengthen its position as a leader in its sector, as it seeks to gain 450,000 new customers over the next two years.


🍿Better-for-you snack firm Nightfood, Inc., which is targeting the $50 billion Americans spend annually on nighttime snacks, raised $4.5M and announced coast-to-coast Walmart distribution in over 1000 locations.


🍸Madre Mezcal secured $3M series A funding for its easy-to-drink spirit. Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing spirit categories, and Madre Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing brands of its kind in the US, with its popularity driven by community word-of-mouth.


🤖Online grocery startup Home Delivery Service raised $3M for its robot-centred delivery operation. It plans to sell groceries and general merchandise online using a huge, automated system to power both the fulfillment and logistics.


🧫Jellatech closed a $2M pre-seed funding round for its cell-cultured animal-free collagen and gelatin ingredients, to replace animal-based ingredients in multiple industries and disrupt a growing global market worth $3.5B.


🍽London-based healthy food provider MunchFit raised €1.3M through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign. It currently operates a retail offering, fitness cafés and a nationwide meal plans service that allows people to order up to four meals a day, six days a week tailored to fitness goals.


🥚Indian plant-based egg startup Evo Foods secured $845k pre-seed funding to gear up for its local launch, then scale up its R&D and prepare for its international launch in 2022.


🍧Award-winning British vegan gelato producer Beau’s raised £400k to expand its operations and to create a 100% vegan, state-of-the-art ice cream manufacturing facility in the North East of England.


🥤ROY Kombucha secured €400k to support plant expansion of its new brewery and accelerate its national and international growth, as the European kombucha market is growing at around 25% year-on-year.


🐮Chinese direct-to-consumer dairy company Adopt A Cow secured an undisclosed amount to accelerate the construction of modernised dairy farms and smart production factories, having become one of the fastest growing DTC brands in China.

🦄Online grocery delivery service Misfits Market hit unicorn status following a $200M series C funding round. It works with farmers, ranchers, meat producers and suppliers to reduce waste by rescuing extra cuts of meat or food items that don’t have a designated store, and provides them to consumers at up to 40% off grocery store prices.


✍️Belgian foodtech Deliverect raised $65M series C funding. It provides software to restaurants to organise their online orders, allowing them to integrate incoming orders from different delivery companies into a single system, improving efficiencies.


🌾US grain trading platform Bushel secured $47M series C funding to bring bigger and better ag companies on board and attract more users to the platform to boost its network effects.


🥓Plant-based meat startup Hungry Planet closed a $25M series A funding round, led by Post Holdings, illustrating the bullish investment sentiment many Big Food firms have for the plant-based sector.


🍲Poke House raised €20M series B funding for its healthy ‘bowl food’ fast-casual operation, having built a “€100M+ company” in under two years. It uses tech to optimise its efficiencies, offering a sub-10 mins food preparation time and sub-25 mins delivery time.


💊British ‘pure’ nutritional supplements firm Feel secured $6.2M for its subscription service of clean label, functional nutritional supplements, which has seen 60x growth in its first year.  


🗑Seattle-based startup RipeLocker raised $5M series B funding for its patented technology, which precisely manages the atmosphere (oxygen, pressure, CO2 and humidity) inside its containers to extend the freshness of perishables, reducing food waste.


📡Swiss AgTech OneSoil raised $5M for its farming efficiency technology, which allows farmers to monitor fields and increase yields via satellite imagery and mobile and desktop applications for farming analytics.


🛵UK-based on-demand delivery service Beelivery closed £4.5M to further strengthen its position as a leader in its sector, as it seeks to gain 450,000 new customers over the next two years.


🍿Better-for-you snack firm Nightfood, Inc., which is targeting the $50 billion Americans spend annually on nighttime snacks, raised $4.5M and announced coast-to-coast Walmart distribution in over 1000 locations.


🍸Madre Mezcal secured $3M series A funding for its easy-to-drink spirit. Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing spirit categories, and Madre Mezcal is one of the fastest-growing brands of its kind in the US, with its popularity driven by community word-of-mouth.


🤖Online grocery startup Home Delivery Service raised $3M for its robot-centred delivery operation. It plans to sell groceries and general merchandise online using a huge, automated system to power both the fulfillment and logistics.


🧫Jellatech closed a $2M pre-seed funding round for its cell-cultured animal-free collagen and gelatin ingredients, to replace animal-based ingredients in multiple industries and disrupt a growing global market worth $3.5B.


🍽London-based healthy food provider MunchFit raised €1.3M through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign. It currently operates a retail offering, fitness cafés and a nationwide meal plans service that allows people to order up to four meals a day, six days a week tailored to fitness goals.


🥚Indian plant-based egg startup Evo Foods secured $845k pre-seed funding to gear up for its local launch, then scale up its R&D and prepare for its international launch in 2022.


🍧Award-winning British vegan gelato producer Beau’s raised £400k to expand its operations and to create a 100% vegan, state-of-the-art ice cream manufacturing facility in the North East of England.


🥤ROY Kombucha secured €400k to support plant expansion of its new brewery and accelerate its national and international growth, as the European kombucha market is growing at around 25% year-on-year.


🐮Chinese direct-to-consumer dairy company Adopt A Cow secured an undisclosed amount to accelerate the construction of modernised dairy farms and smart production factories, having become one of the fastest growing DTC brands in China.

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