Eat Just to sell lab-grown meat in Singapore after gaining “world first” regulatory approval
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Eat Just to sell lab-grown meat in Singapore after gaining “world first” regulatory approval

Eat Just will start offering lab-grown chicken meat in Singapore after gaining regulatory approval from the Singapore Food Agency (SFA). The cell-cultured chicken will eventually be produced under Eat Just’s new GOOD Meat brand through partnerships with local manufacturers and go on sale to restaurants before it is available to …

Caper Smart Shopping Cart
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Who’s building the grocery store of the future?

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Gift Guide: Camping and backpacking gear that the outdoors lover in your life really wants
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Gift Guide: Camping and backpacking gear that the outdoors lover in your life really wants

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides right here. Like plenty of others, I dug much deeper into the great outdoors and …

Google Maps takes on Facebook with launch of its own news feed
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Google Maps takes on Facebook with launch of its own news feed

People are getting frustrated that Stories are everywhere now, but Google Maps is keeping it old school. Instead of adding tiny circles to the top of the app’s screen, Google Maps is introducing its own news feed. Technically, Google calls its new feature the “Community Feed,” as it includes posts …

China’s tech firms rush to deliver solutions for grocery shopping
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China’s tech firms rush to deliver solutions for grocery shopping

Nearly all of China’s largest internet firms have established a presence in online grocery. Just this week, news arrived that Alibaba co-led the $196 million C3 funding round of Nice Tuan, the two-year-old grocery group-buying firm’s fourth round year to date. People in China shop online for almost everything, including …

Get the 6-quart Instant Pot Max for 60% off
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Get the 6-quart Instant Pot Max for 60% off

SAVE $119.96: Grab the 9-in-1 Instant Pot Max at an outrageously good 60% off — only $79.99 — for Cyber Monday. Tons of Instant Pots were on sale for Black Friday, but Cyber Monday might have the best Instant Pot deal of the week: nearly $120 off the six-quart Instant …

HungryPanda raises $70M for a food delivery app aimed at overseas Chinese consumers
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HungryPanda raises $70M for a food delivery app aimed at overseas Chinese consumers

Food delivery apps have been a big deal this year both for consumers stuck at home and unable (or unwilling) to go to restaurants or grocery stores, and for investors who are eyeing the opportunity to back rising stars to help them grow. Today came the latest development in that …

Umami tsunami: dry-aging a steak with only MSG
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Umami tsunami: dry-aging a steak with only MSG

Like Uncle Roger, I liberally apply MSG to savory dishes, but this steak dry-aged in pure MSG is next level: MSG is something used quite often in many restaurants. Today I Dry Aged Steaks with it and the results are insane. — Read the rest Continue Reading…

This Instant Pot Ultra is less than $100 for Black Friday
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This Instant Pot Ultra is less than $100 for Black Friday

SAVE $49.96:  Get the six-quart Instant Pot Ultra for only $99.99 as of Nov. 27. Amazon has teased us with their Holiday Deal Dash for weeks, but the real Black Friday deals have finally arrived. In particular, Amazon did not skimp on the kitchen upgrades this year. Everyone’s favorite multi-cooker …

Post-Covid McDonalds will surveil your approach and prepare your meal just in time
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Post-Covid McDonalds will surveil your approach and prepare your meal just in time

McDonalds is adapting to the pandemic and anticipating a post-Covid era in which diners overwhelmingly prefer drive-through takeout to dining-in and expect zero-wait service. You will order online and your approach will be tracked via Geofencing so that the fast-food conveyor may serve you instanteously upon arrival. — Read the …