WSJ reports that Silicon Valley investors are pumping money into food and beverage companies these days, most notably San Francisco’s Blue Bottle Coffee, which received a $20 million investment, according to the article. Also mentioned is The Melt, a chain of grilled cheese restaurants started by the founder of The Flip video camera.
Reports like this are great for the job search–raising money usually means these companies are hiring. Alternatively, they are great for budding entrepreneurs… got a great food-related idea? Sounds like the VCs may want to talk!