Food Tech Studio – Bite! Unveils 85 startups from 18 countries around the world to participate in its innovation program

News Highlights: Food Tech Studio – Bite! Unveils 85 startups from 18 countries around the world to participate in its innovation program

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Scrum Ventures today announced the list of startups chosen to participate in Food Tech Studio – Bites !, A global program focused on solving the key challenges our food supply chain currently faces, including (but not limited to) safety, waste reduction and health. The studio program has selected 85 startups from eighteen countries around the world. In addition, it announced that Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Kaga City, Kobe City and Niigata City have joined the program as program partners.

Launched in September, Scrum Ventures created the studio program to build a stage agnostic, global community of the best startups with a common vision to bring better and more efficient processes into the food development ecosystem.

85 participants from 18 countries

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Zeeland plant completes occupational health center – News – Holland Sentinel

ZEELAND — An employer in Zeeland has invested $150,000 in a facility upgrade to better focus on the health and safety of its staff.

Tyson Foods completed the facility upgrade in January, according to a statement from the company.

The occupational health center includes a waiting area with sound barriers for privacy and a separate COVID-19 testing room equipped with a standalone, hospital-grade HEPA filtration unit.

The waiting area is currently arranged for up to six team members and will be suitable for up to 20 employees post-COVID. The current testing room will also be repurposed as a third exam room.

In addition to the health center, the plant has added $2 million to its budget to support additional protective measures, including the hiring of two full-time nurses, a more robust approach to on-site testing and

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Drive-thru college admissions, business deal college isn’t healthy

  • Earning a college degree is meant to be a transformative experience, not a consumer transaction.
  • Flawed rankings and narrowly focused courses of study contribute to this notion of college as a retail good.
  • The disruption of traditional college admissions due to the pandemic presents a special opportunity for fresh thinking about the benefits of higher education.
  • S. Georgia Nugent is the president of Illinois Wesleyan University.
  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many aspects of higher education this year, including admissions. With college fairs, campus visits, and personal counselling cancelled by COVID, it’s no surprise that curbside college has arrived. On some campuses, prospective students can now drive up, hand over their college application, and receive a decision (and possibly thousands of dollars in financial aid) in the time it takes

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10 Food and Dining Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Every year industry professionals and thought leaders and every food related newsletter puts out their list of trends. It’s important to pay attention to those lists because even though they don’t always agree, any industry operator can assess from them an idea of what trends they should be paying attention to and provide themselves some competitive edge in a highly risky industry.

Timing of Adoption of Food and Dining Trends

Those who are early adopters to a trend that has substance will be able to better establish themselves with their customer base and be quicker to be more efficient at delivering the trend. Some of these food and dining trends, like plant based menu items, sometimes make it to being mainstream adoptions where the entire industry has basically embraced them. If an operator jumps in at that time to get in the game, it’s often too late for them to

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