Every week we curate and deliver the latest food tech and innovation news, trends and research to our readers’ inboxes. Tracking the top technology and innovation happenings across agriculture, CPG, retail, restaurants, cooking and health, our newsletter is the absolute easiest way to stay on top of the emerging sector. From food innovation conference FoodBytes! coming to Brooklyn, to food waste startup Winnow raising $3.3M, these are last week’s top food tech news and innovation stories.

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  1. Calling All Startups: Apply To Pitch At FoodBytes! Brooklyn

    FoodBytes! Brooklyn is a half-day conference dedicated to connecting leading investors and disruptive food startups. Apply to pitch today!

  2. Will Major Food Industry Campaign Undermine Mandatory GMO Labeling?FoodDive

    The campaign claims GMO labeling would be harmful to farmers, raise food prices and prevent food companies from feeding the hungry.

  3. Amazon Eyes Ocado Acquisition As It Gears Up To Launch Fresh In the UKRAC

    Analysts previously predicted that Ocado would be the grocer that suffered most from Amazon’s expansion into the UK grocery sector.

  4. Uber Prepares Meal-Delivery Service for 10 U.S. CitiesWall Street Journal

    Customers in Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere will be able to use the dedicated UberEats app.

  5. U.K. Startup Curbing Food Waste Gets $3.3 Million for Expansion Bloomberg

    Venture firms Mustard Seed and D-Ax lead the Series A round for Winnow.

  6. Drones Startups Raise $450m in 2015 but How Effective Are They for Agriculture Today? – AgFunderNews

    While DJI’s ag drone launched to great fanfare in global media, there have been some question marks around its efficacy for larger scale farms.

  7. Netflix Announces New Michael Pollan Documentary Series, ‘Cooked’ – Eater

    The four-part series debuts February 19.

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