Thanks to loosening restrictions, we are beginning to see the many health benefits of CBD, at scale, for the first time, allowing people to reap the benefits of cannabidiol without the high. The plant extract is being added to countless items like toothpicks, breath sprays, and even cheeseburgers to help people alleviate stress, sleep better, and reduce anxiety. TRIP is a CBD brand focused on more manageable and convenient uses like drinks and oil. The company presently offers four CBD-infused drinks that are convenient on the go. TRIP also offers a line of CBD oils that are used by placing a drop under your tongue. Both products are available direct-to-consumer through the company’s website and through select retailers. London TechWatch caught up with Cofounder Olivia Ferdi to learn about how the brand came to fruition, international expansion, and recent round of funding from investors that include Christian Angermayer and Maria Raga.
The pandemic has devastated the food industry and smaller, independent food-service businesses have felt the brunt of the pain. Farm, the new app, celebrates London’s local food scene and talent. Committed to supporting independent food businesses, the takeaway-only app does not charge any delivery or service fees, which ensures that vendors on the platform are able to keep all the margins. Consumers can order food from a variety of sources including the local farmers market, street vendors, artisan chefs, and more but the app does not include restaurants or chains. London TechWatch caught up with Mehmet Salih to learn more about Farm’s platform, the impact it has had on food businesses and professionals, and future plans.
Food waste is a global issue, and every chef faces this problem too. Determining the right amount of food inventory is an ideal use case for artificial intelligence. Winnow has built the AI-powered platform of tools to help the hospitality market operate more sustainable kitchens and cut food waste in half. Winnow has collectively helped save chefs […]
How enticing does the phrase “office lunch” sound? Do you think of tasty, healthy food that’s personalised to your liking? Probably not, and that’s why Feedr solves this issue with its online marketplace that connects local vendors with hungry employees in the workplace. Feedr’s Cloud Canteen lunch program features a rotating daily menu from a selection of […]
We see an impending tech-driven revolution in food, top to bottom. Agriculture and raw materials are being transformed as sensors, and AI can predict crop yields, water availability, and even turn soil into a system that self-reports on its own health.