Food Tech News: Perfect Day Sells Out, Booze Made from Peas, Google Maps Pushes Restaurant Discounts


Photo: Perfect Day.

Happy weekend! This week we have news stories about Google Map’s new grill bonus underline in India, Perfect Day offered out of a flora-based ice cream, and a new investigate on because solitaire should be done from peas.

Oh, and a fun bit about a Japanese drudge that feeds we tomatoes while we run. Because because not. Enjoy!

Perfect Day sells out of fermented cow-free ice cream
This week Perfect Day, a Silicon Valley startup fermenting dairy with microflora, had a limited recover of a initial product: a contingent of ice creams. They sole 1,000 orders of a ice creams, that were accessible for $60 and shipping. According to a twitter from Perfect Day, within 24 hours they had sole out. Founder Ryan Pandya told The Spoon that they devise to pierce their animal-free ice cream to sell down a road, possibly underneath their possess code or by a partner.

 


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India: Google Maps shows discounts to circuitously food spots
This week, Google announced that it would start display promotional offers to circuitously restaurants on a Maps app in 11 cities in India (h/t Techcrunch). Users in pronounced cities can now open a “Explore” add-on and see “Offers,” that uncover off discounts from internal restaurants. Google pulls grill discounts from Indian height EazyDiner, which covers some-more than 4,000 restaurants. Users will also be means to book a grill list directly by a app. This is a latest pierce from Google to integrate your dish eating with a Maps.

 

Gin from peas? It could assistance quarrel meridian change
As you’re sipping on your solitaire tonic this weekend, consider about this: if your drink were done from peas, it would be improved for a planet. Fast Company gave us the heads-up on a investigate from Environmental International, that shows that ethanol like solitaire done from fermented legumes (peas) instead of wheat has a significantly reduce environmental footprint. Unlike wheat, peas repair nitrogen from a atmosphere in dirt so they don’t need a submit of nitrogen fertilizer. If a pea byproducts are afterwards used as animal feed, a environmental fee would cringe even more.

 

Tomatan is a wearable drudge to feed we tomatoes on a go
You know that onslaught when you’re using though we also really, unequivocally wish to eat a tomato? No? Well, if we did the Tomatan would unequivocally come in handy. Made by Japanese tomato extract and ketchup association Kagome, a wearable drudge sits on people’s shoulders and binds out tomatoes for them to break on while headed from A to B. This isn’t unequivocally violation food tech news. It’s only fun.

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