At $11 trillion globally and $1.2 trillion in the US, food retailing is a massive market conducted almost entirely offline. However, this is changing rapidly led by key geographies outside of the US and key demographics within. Grocery stores and restaurants, long the traditional channels, are giving way to new direct-to-consumer concepts. The logistics of getting shoppers in and out of stores more efficiently and food orders to and from consumers more conveniently is where technology is finally coming to bear. The following report takes a closer look into the market as well as companies in the ecosystem, M&A and private placement activity.