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FoodCheri, raises €6M in a round led by a Spanish fund, what other deals have there been in the FoodTech sector this year?


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BY : Diego GutiérrezOctober Mon, 2016
FoodChéria self-catering virtual restaurant that makes fresh and healthy meals for home delivery across Paris, has just closed its second round of funding worth €6m. The Spanish venture capital fund Samaipata Ventures has participated in the round.

Samaipata Ventures participates in the round that FoodCheri has closed.

Samaipata Ventures is a new venture capital fund, which is headed by a man with extensive experience in the foodtech sector: José del Barrio, founder and former CEO of La Nevera Roja. Among the investments it has made so far, in addition to the Nevera Roja, are companies such as Deporvillage or Cornerjob.

The round also saw the participation of major European venture capital funds such as 360 Capital Partners, Breega Capital y Ambrosia Investments. All the investors involved have experience in the FoodTech industry and are committed to this revolutionary new business model that allows fresh, easy-to-preserve meals to be delivered to your home, prepared by a team of professional chefs and requiring only a touch of a microwave or frying pan for consumption. 

The round will be used to expand FoodChéri's business to other areas within the Paris region, and then launch its expansion to other European countries, including Spain.

Investment in FoodTech September 2016

This September we have detected several companies that have made rounds. Some of them like FreshDirect, for a very high amount, $189M. The secret of this company's success is that it is not simply an online supermarket, but offers high quality products at lower prices.

In addition, we have also detected several purchases, such as the one made by a Chinese company, Brifgt Food, which has bought the 50% from a meat export platform in New Zealand, for a price of 191M.

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