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From Food to Streaming, We Need Aggregators for Our Aggregators

HIGHLIGHTS There are now too many apps for things like ordering food or cabs Exclusives mean that you have to look through all the different options Aggregators for aggregators are now the order of the day Having choice is a good thing. That applies to everything from airlines to restaurants to retail, and a consequence of this choice has been ... Read More »

42 Percent of Internet Users in the US Are Regular Fast Food Eaters

Almost half of U.S. internet users patronize fast food restaurants regularly, according to a recent study. Internet Fast Food Market Opportunities The study is part of an infographic from GlobalWebIndex. The infographic states that 42 percent of internet users in the U.S. are regular eaters of fast food, making it one of the biggest markets for fast food restaurants in the world. ... Read More »

Amazon Said to Be Looking at New Food Technology for Home Delivery

Amazon.com is exploring a technology first developed for the US military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion US grocery business. The world’s biggest online retailer has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a vegetable frittata as soon as next year, officials ... Read More »

Order food online apps a must in today’s time

As a child growing up in a traditional south Indian family hailing from Andhra Pradesh, I heard stories from my grandfather about his various travels. He was a merchant dealing with oil seeds. His business took him to every part of India. All this travel added to the richness of his experiences, which he diligently translated into his stories. We ... Read More »

Technology Could Make or Break the Food Workforce of the Future

The way we engage with food is changing fast. Apps like UberEats, Instacart, and DoorDash enable consumers to order grocery items or take-out meals delivered directly to their doorsteps. Meal kit delivery services like Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, and Home Chef send subscribers a box of prep-ready ingredients each week, along with the recipes to prepare them. And automated purchasing processes enable eaters to order fast food by ... Read More »

Facebook Rolls Out New ‘Order Food’ Feature for Mobile and Web

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is showing up for select people in US It appears on web and the app as well The ‘Order Food’ feature is powered by Delivery.com and Slice Facebook is rolling out a new ordering food feature, in a bid to keep users hooked onto its app, and not stray off to another app for other tasks. The ... Read More »

No more cakes, pizzas, other junk food in Maharashtra school canteens

On Monday, the Maharashtra state education department issued a government resolution instructing all the schools to strike off junk food from their canteen menu. Maharashtra schools’ canteens ban junk food RELATED STORIES Ludhiana teachers asked not to wear jeans as it provocates and distracts students IIT Bombay professor bags INSA Young Scientist Award for his attempts to reduce CO2 emissions ... Read More »

E-Commerce Food Biz Operators Must Obtain Licence: FSSAI

E-Commerce Food Biz Operators Must Obtain Licence: FSSAI E-commerce food companies will have to obtain licence for their entire supply chain besides ensuring that delivery of products is done by ‘trained personnel’ in order to maintain safety under the new guidelines issued by food regulator FSSAI on Friday. With an aim to regulate e-commerce food business, the Food Safety and ... Read More »

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help Facebook on Thursday introduced new features to allow you to order food, request an appointment with a local spa, get a quote and even book movie tickets with your friends’ recommendations as you travel to a new place. Now if you are in the US, write a Facebook post ... Read More »

Orbital ATK Cargo Ship Arrives at ISS With Food and Supplies

HIGHLIGHTS Orbital ATK arrived at the ISS delivering 2.5 tons of food and supplies The spaceship launched on October 17 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility The cargo ship will remain attached to the space station until November An unmanned cargo ship operated by the US company Orbital ATK arrived Sunday at the International Space Station, delivering 2.5 tons of food ... Read More »