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Reading Roundup: July 9th, 2019

This week in food industry news: Dealing with food influencers, trends and warnings in the food delivery category, and a new e-magazine for food founders.

Reading Roundup: July 9th, 2019

Every day as a food business owner requires you to make choices. You choose how to deal with challenges, attack new markets, and present yourself to customers. While it's hard to know when you're making the right choice, this week's readings are helpful food for thought. Whether you're dealing with food influencers or choosing delivery menu items, check these links out first!

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Ponder: The ice cream truck vs. the Instagram influencers (L.A. Times)

As a food business owner, you've probably dealt with an influencer or two. Did you handle it like this Los Angeles ice cream truck? We don't know about charging influencers double, but it does beg the question: how do you work with food influencers? Is it worth it?

Learn: Grubhub details top delivery trends for 2019 (Food Business News)

If you didn't expect Impossible Burger to be the #1 ordered late-night delivery food, you're not alone. This list is full of surprises! Gone are the days of greasy, cheesy delivery foods. The people are eating plant-based. Also interesting are GrubHub's predictions for this fall's biggest orders. Stay on top of the trends!

Read: Food Delivery Apps Are Drowning China in Plastic (New York Times)

A good reminder that there are externalized costs to any convenience! In this case, it's the massive amount of waste generated by food delivery. While the U.S. delivery market is smaller than China's, it's a fair warning.

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This new e-magazine, from the founder of a plant-based ice cream company, has so many great insights into being a food founder. Follow along with Emily Lafave Olson's journey as she builds her brand and shares it monthly! And if you're into food startup stories, we've got a new series called Maker Journal that you're going to love.

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Every day as a food business owner requires you to make choices. You choose how to deal with challenges, attack new markets, and present yourself to customers. While it's hard to know when you're making the right choice, this week's readings are helpful food for thought. Whether you're dealing with food influencers or choosing delivery menu items, check these links out first!

Did we miss any news? You can always let us know.

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Here's a rundown:

Ponder: The ice cream truck vs. the Instagram influencers (L.A. Times)

As a food business owner, you've probably dealt with an influencer or two. Did you handle it like this Los Angeles ice cream truck? We don't know about charging influencers double, but it does beg the question: how do you work with food influencers? Is it worth it?

Learn: Grubhub details top delivery trends for 2019 (Food Business News)

If you didn't expect Impossible Burger to be the #1 ordered late-night delivery food, you're not alone. This list is full of surprises! Gone are the days of greasy, cheesy delivery foods. The people are eating plant-based. Also interesting are GrubHub's predictions for this fall's biggest orders. Stay on top of the trends!

Read: Food Delivery Apps Are Drowning China in Plastic (New York Times)

A good reminder that there are externalized costs to any convenience! In this case, it's the massive amount of waste generated by food delivery. While the U.S. delivery market is smaller than China's, it's a fair warning.

Subscribe: Starter Magazine

This new e-magazine, from the founder of a plant-based ice cream company, has so many great insights into being a food founder. Follow along with Emily Lafave Olson's journey as she builds her brand and shares it monthly! And if you're into food startup stories, we've got a new series called Maker Journal that you're going to love.

Get our weekly Reading Roundup right in your inbox with our newsletter!

Every day as a food business owner requires you to make choices. You choose how to deal with challenges, attack new markets, and present yourself to customers. While it's hard to know when you're making the right choice, this week's readings are helpful food for thought. Whether you're dealing with food influencers or choosing delivery menu items, check these links out first!

Did we miss any news? You can always let us know.

Our newsletter subscribers get our Reading Roundup delivered right to their inbox. Join them!

Here's a rundown:

Ponder: The ice cream truck vs. the Instagram influencers (L.A. Times)

As a food business owner, you've probably dealt with an influencer or two. Did you handle it like this Los Angeles ice cream truck? We don't know about charging influencers double, but it does beg the question: how do you work with food influencers? Is it worth it?

Learn: Grubhub details top delivery trends for 2019 (Food Business News)

If you didn't expect Impossible Burger to be the #1 ordered late-night delivery food, you're not alone. This list is full of surprises! Gone are the days of greasy, cheesy delivery foods. The people are eating plant-based. Also interesting are GrubHub's predictions for this fall's biggest orders. Stay on top of the trends!

Read: Food Delivery Apps Are Drowning China in Plastic (New York Times)

A good reminder that there are externalized costs to any convenience! In this case, it's the massive amount of waste generated by food delivery. While the U.S. delivery market is smaller than China's, it's a fair warning.

Subscribe: Starter Magazine

This new e-magazine, from the founder of a plant-based ice cream company, has so many great insights into being a food founder. Follow along with Emily Lafave Olson's journey as she builds her brand and shares it monthly! And if you're into food startup stories, we've got a new series called Maker Journal that you're going to love.

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