Food manufacturers

How Licensing Can Help Food Manufacturers Fight the Threat of Private Label

Over the past decade, a new type of food has quietly disrupted grocery stores across America. Retailers and consumers have enthusiastically embraced these products, but manufacturers have been slow to adapt. You probably know these foods as “private labels”, “private labels”, or “house brands”. It’s the equivalent of buying acetaminophen instead of Tylenol. You can […]

Food technology

Kraft Heinz launches $100 million food tech venture fund

Kraft Heinz today announced a new venture capital fund, Evolv Ventures, to which the food giant has committed $100 million. The company will invest in food tech startups working in supply chain, logistics, direct-to-consumer projects and e-commerce. For Evolv, Kraft Heinz tapped venture capitalist Bill Pescatello, a founding member of the Peacock Equity Fund. “At […]