New in Funding: Sunday Secures $100M, Ripple Foods brings in $60M, Lunch.co closes pre-seed

New in Funding: Sunday Secures $100M, Ripple Foods brings in $60M, Lunch.co closes pre-seed

By
Nicola Spalding
September 24, 2021

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🚛 Delivery Hero is reportedly planning to invest $200M into German grocery delivery startup Gorillas, as part of a $1 billion funding round which will see Gorillas’ valuation at around $3 billion after the end of the deal.

📱 Restaurant tech startup Sunday, which launched just five months ago, secured $100M Series A funding for its QR code-based restaurant checkout system, which saves wait time and increases table turnover.

🐔 Eat Just’s GOOD Meat raised another $97M funding, bringing its total to $267M, to work towards commercialising its cultivated chicken in the U.S. and scale up its Singapore operations.

Source: Iron Ox

🚜 US-based indoor agriculture startup Iron Ox closed $50M Series C funding to go towards its latest greenhouse facility in Texas.

🥛 Alt dairy startup Ripple Foods secured $60M Series E funding, exceeding its capital raise expectations, to continue growing its already popular ranges of plant-based milk and dessert products.

💦 Germany’s Air Up raised €40M in fresh funding led by Five Seasons Ventures and co-led by existing investors PepsiCo, Ippen.Media, and Oyster Bay. The company provides refillable drinking bottle that gives flavour to tap water using only scented air.

🤖 Israel’s Blue White Robotics closed $37M Series B funding for its platform that provides Robots-as-a-Service to enable farms to run themselves autonomously.

🌾 Better-for-you brand portfolio holding company HumanCo raised $35M in bridge round funding and took a majority stake in grain and gluten-free bakery company Against the Grain.

Source: Jiffy

🛵 London-based speedy grocery delivery service Jiffy secured $28M Series A funding, bringing its total funding to $35M, to further expand its operations.

🦾 Advanced Farm Technologies raised $25M Series B funding for its robotic harvesting system, TX Robotic Strawberry Harvester, which can sense and pick ripe strawberries from in-soil beds in the field.

Source: EarthOptics

📍 Soil mapping startup EarthOptics raised $10.3M Series A funding for its tech, which gives farmers the most accurate view of their soil’s health, compaction, and carbon content. 

👩‍🌾 Steward, which describes itself as the “world’s first crowdfarming platform”, closed $8.8M Series A funding for its crowdfunding platform which supports small and medium-scale diversified farms 

☕ Bruvi secured $7M pre-Series A funding to launch its single-serve pod-based coffee brewing system in 2022. The system scans pods upon insertion, adjusting heating parameters and brew strength, and its app can set brew schedules, monitor usage and allow reorders.

Source: Gardyn

🌿 Gardyn raised $5M, bringing its total funding for the year to $15M, for its home produce growing system which offers a small footprint and environmental inputs controlled by AI and “Kelby” technology.

🐠 Sweden’s Hooked Foods netted €3.8M funding to accelerate innovation and international expansion of its plant-based fish products, including Toonish, its vegan tuna product, which hit Swedish retail shelves earlier this month. Startups developing plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-derived alternatives to seafood raised $116M during the first half of 2021, according to new data from the Good Food Institute

👭🏻 Stockholm-based Lunch.Co. raised €500k pre-seed funding to launch its peer-to-peer food marketplace platform, which allows colleagues to share their home-cooked meals, in leading businesses across the Nordic region.

🥕 Berlin-based grocery delivery startup Flink is on track to raise “several hundred million dollars” in a round led by DoorDash that puts the company’s valuation at $2.1 billion.

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This is a web version of FoodHack's 'This Week In Food' newsletter. Sign up here to receive the next edition to your inbox.

🚛 Delivery Hero is reportedly planning to invest $200M into German grocery delivery startup Gorillas, as part of a $1 billion funding round which will see Gorillas’ valuation at around $3 billion after the end of the deal.

📱 Restaurant tech startup Sunday, which launched just five months ago, secured $100M Series A funding for its QR code-based restaurant checkout system, which saves wait time and increases table turnover.

🐔 Eat Just’s GOOD Meat raised another $97M funding, bringing its total to $267M, to work towards commercialising its cultivated chicken in the U.S. and scale up its Singapore operations.

Source: Iron Ox

🚜 US-based indoor agriculture startup Iron Ox closed $50M Series C funding to go towards its latest greenhouse facility in Texas.

🥛 Alt dairy startup Ripple Foods secured $60M Series E funding, exceeding its capital raise expectations, to continue growing its already popular ranges of plant-based milk and dessert products.

💦 Germany’s Air Up raised €40M in fresh funding led by Five Seasons Ventures and co-led by existing investors PepsiCo, Ippen.Media, and Oyster Bay. The company provides refillable drinking bottle that gives flavour to tap water using only scented air.

🤖 Israel’s Blue White Robotics closed $37M Series B funding for its platform that provides Robots-as-a-Service to enable farms to run themselves autonomously.

🌾 Better-for-you brand portfolio holding company HumanCo raised $35M in bridge round funding and took a majority stake in grain and gluten-free bakery company Against the Grain.

Source: Jiffy

🛵 London-based speedy grocery delivery service Jiffy secured $28M Series A funding, bringing its total funding to $35M, to further expand its operations.

🦾 Advanced Farm Technologies raised $25M Series B funding for its robotic harvesting system, TX Robotic Strawberry Harvester, which can sense and pick ripe strawberries from in-soil beds in the field.

Source: EarthOptics

📍 Soil mapping startup EarthOptics raised $10.3M Series A funding for its tech, which gives farmers the most accurate view of their soil’s health, compaction, and carbon content. 

👩‍🌾 Steward, which describes itself as the “world’s first crowdfarming platform”, closed $8.8M Series A funding for its crowdfunding platform which supports small and medium-scale diversified farms 

☕ Bruvi secured $7M pre-Series A funding to launch its single-serve pod-based coffee brewing system in 2022. The system scans pods upon insertion, adjusting heating parameters and brew strength, and its app can set brew schedules, monitor usage and allow reorders.

Source: Gardyn

🌿 Gardyn raised $5M, bringing its total funding for the year to $15M, for its home produce growing system which offers a small footprint and environmental inputs controlled by AI and “Kelby” technology.

🐠 Sweden’s Hooked Foods netted €3.8M funding to accelerate innovation and international expansion of its plant-based fish products, including Toonish, its vegan tuna product, which hit Swedish retail shelves earlier this month. Startups developing plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-derived alternatives to seafood raised $116M during the first half of 2021, according to new data from the Good Food Institute

👭🏻 Stockholm-based Lunch.Co. raised €500k pre-seed funding to launch its peer-to-peer food marketplace platform, which allows colleagues to share their home-cooked meals, in leading businesses across the Nordic region.

🥕 Berlin-based grocery delivery startup Flink is on track to raise “several hundred million dollars” in a round led by DoorDash that puts the company’s valuation at $2.1 billion.

This is a web version of FoodHack's 'This Week In Food' newsletter. Sign up here to receive the next edition to your inbox.

🚛 Delivery Hero is reportedly planning to invest $200M into German grocery delivery startup Gorillas, as part of a $1 billion funding round which will see Gorillas’ valuation at around $3 billion after the end of the deal.

📱 Restaurant tech startup Sunday, which launched just five months ago, secured $100M Series A funding for its QR code-based restaurant checkout system, which saves wait time and increases table turnover.

🐔 Eat Just’s GOOD Meat raised another $97M funding, bringing its total to $267M, to work towards commercialising its cultivated chicken in the U.S. and scale up its Singapore operations.

Source: Iron Ox

🚜 US-based indoor agriculture startup Iron Ox closed $50M Series C funding to go towards its latest greenhouse facility in Texas.

🥛 Alt dairy startup Ripple Foods secured $60M Series E funding, exceeding its capital raise expectations, to continue growing its already popular ranges of plant-based milk and dessert products.

💦 Germany’s Air Up raised €40M in fresh funding led by Five Seasons Ventures and co-led by existing investors PepsiCo, Ippen.Media, and Oyster Bay. The company provides refillable drinking bottle that gives flavour to tap water using only scented air.

🤖 Israel’s Blue White Robotics closed $37M Series B funding for its platform that provides Robots-as-a-Service to enable farms to run themselves autonomously.

🌾 Better-for-you brand portfolio holding company HumanCo raised $35M in bridge round funding and took a majority stake in grain and gluten-free bakery company Against the Grain.

Source: Jiffy

🛵 London-based speedy grocery delivery service Jiffy secured $28M Series A funding, bringing its total funding to $35M, to further expand its operations.

🦾 Advanced Farm Technologies raised $25M Series B funding for its robotic harvesting system, TX Robotic Strawberry Harvester, which can sense and pick ripe strawberries from in-soil beds in the field.

Source: EarthOptics

📍 Soil mapping startup EarthOptics raised $10.3M Series A funding for its tech, which gives farmers the most accurate view of their soil’s health, compaction, and carbon content. 

👩‍🌾 Steward, which describes itself as the “world’s first crowdfarming platform”, closed $8.8M Series A funding for its crowdfunding platform which supports small and medium-scale diversified farms 

☕ Bruvi secured $7M pre-Series A funding to launch its single-serve pod-based coffee brewing system in 2022. The system scans pods upon insertion, adjusting heating parameters and brew strength, and its app can set brew schedules, monitor usage and allow reorders.

Source: Gardyn

🌿 Gardyn raised $5M, bringing its total funding for the year to $15M, for its home produce growing system which offers a small footprint and environmental inputs controlled by AI and “Kelby” technology.

🐠 Sweden’s Hooked Foods netted €3.8M funding to accelerate innovation and international expansion of its plant-based fish products, including Toonish, its vegan tuna product, which hit Swedish retail shelves earlier this month. Startups developing plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-derived alternatives to seafood raised $116M during the first half of 2021, according to new data from the Good Food Institute

👭🏻 Stockholm-based Lunch.Co. raised €500k pre-seed funding to launch its peer-to-peer food marketplace platform, which allows colleagues to share their home-cooked meals, in leading businesses across the Nordic region.

🥕 Berlin-based grocery delivery startup Flink is on track to raise “several hundred million dollars” in a round led by DoorDash that puts the company’s valuation at $2.1 billion.

This is a web version of FoodHack's 'This Week In Food' newsletter. Sign up here to receive the next edition to your inbox.

🚛 Delivery Hero is reportedly planning to invest $200M into German grocery delivery startup Gorillas, as part of a $1 billion funding round which will see Gorillas’ valuation at around $3 billion after the end of the deal.

📱 Restaurant tech startup Sunday, which launched just five months ago, secured $100M Series A funding for its QR code-based restaurant checkout system, which saves wait time and increases table turnover.

🐔 Eat Just’s GOOD Meat raised another $97M funding, bringing its total to $267M, to work towards commercialising its cultivated chicken in the U.S. and scale up its Singapore operations.

Source: Iron Ox

🚜 US-based indoor agriculture startup Iron Ox closed $50M Series C funding to go towards its latest greenhouse facility in Texas.

🥛 Alt dairy startup Ripple Foods secured $60M Series E funding, exceeding its capital raise expectations, to continue growing its already popular ranges of plant-based milk and dessert products.

💦 Germany’s Air Up raised €40M in fresh funding led by Five Seasons Ventures and co-led by existing investors PepsiCo, Ippen.Media, and Oyster Bay. The company provides refillable drinking bottle that gives flavour to tap water using only scented air.

🤖 Israel’s Blue White Robotics closed $37M Series B funding for its platform that provides Robots-as-a-Service to enable farms to run themselves autonomously.

🌾 Better-for-you brand portfolio holding company HumanCo raised $35M in bridge round funding and took a majority stake in grain and gluten-free bakery company Against the Grain.

Source: Jiffy

🛵 London-based speedy grocery delivery service Jiffy secured $28M Series A funding, bringing its total funding to $35M, to further expand its operations.

🦾 Advanced Farm Technologies raised $25M Series B funding for its robotic harvesting system, TX Robotic Strawberry Harvester, which can sense and pick ripe strawberries from in-soil beds in the field.

Source: EarthOptics

📍 Soil mapping startup EarthOptics raised $10.3M Series A funding for its tech, which gives farmers the most accurate view of their soil’s health, compaction, and carbon content. 

👩‍🌾 Steward, which describes itself as the “world’s first crowdfarming platform”, closed $8.8M Series A funding for its crowdfunding platform which supports small and medium-scale diversified farms 

☕ Bruvi secured $7M pre-Series A funding to launch its single-serve pod-based coffee brewing system in 2022. The system scans pods upon insertion, adjusting heating parameters and brew strength, and its app can set brew schedules, monitor usage and allow reorders.

Source: Gardyn

🌿 Gardyn raised $5M, bringing its total funding for the year to $15M, for its home produce growing system which offers a small footprint and environmental inputs controlled by AI and “Kelby” technology.

🐠 Sweden’s Hooked Foods netted €3.8M funding to accelerate innovation and international expansion of its plant-based fish products, including Toonish, its vegan tuna product, which hit Swedish retail shelves earlier this month. Startups developing plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-derived alternatives to seafood raised $116M during the first half of 2021, according to new data from the Good Food Institute

👭🏻 Stockholm-based Lunch.Co. raised €500k pre-seed funding to launch its peer-to-peer food marketplace platform, which allows colleagues to share their home-cooked meals, in leading businesses across the Nordic region.

🥕 Berlin-based grocery delivery startup Flink is on track to raise “several hundred million dollars” in a round led by DoorDash that puts the company’s valuation at $2.1 billion.

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