This week in TECH TALK: Food robotics market to reach $3.1 billion by 2025

World’s first SMS food ordering system launches. 

Plus application deadlines for pitching opportunities at Food Tech Matters

Industry news

Food robotics market to reach $3.1 billion by 2025

The increase in demand for speedy production drives the use of robotics in the food and beverage industry.

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‘Worlds first’ SMS food ordering system launches

The new technology by start-up Matcha Works allows customers to order via text message.

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Ikea works on new plant-based meatballs

The Scandi retailer launches a vegetarian option to keep up with demand for sustainable food

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25-26 June

The Crystal, London

Food Tech Matters news


The start-up line-up gets exciting

We’ve had lots of new additions to the start-up line-up for

Food Tech Matters 2019 in June. The disruptive innovation meet-up has attracted some of the most exciting new names to hit the food tech scene running.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with the innovators of tomorrow’s food.

Find out more about what they do and the challenges they’re solving. View the line-up

Deadline reminder for pitching applications –  24 May

Don’t forget there are three separate unique pitching opportunities for the Food Tech Matters community. Start-ups may apply to pitch to an investor panel, to some of the world’s biggest food and drink companies, and to Unilever. All applications must be received by Friday 24 May.

Interested in any/all of the pitching opportunities?  Email Louise Bridges to request an application form, stating which session/s you’re interested in.


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25–26 June , The Crystal, London