After Chomp acquisition, Apple creates new ‘Food & Drink’ category in App Store

“Congratulations, foodies, you’re getting your very own place in Apple’s App Store soon. Apple is creating a ‘Food & Drink’ category for all those appetizing applications,” Meghan Kelly reports for VentureBeat.

“The category will cover those ‘apps that help users cook and bake, mix drinks, manage recipes, find new restaurants and bars, and learn what their friends like to eat and drink,'” Kelly reports. “Many have been talking about a revamp to the App Store after Apple purchased Chomp in February, a third-party application-search website, which helped people find apps for their iPhone, iPad, and Android. The Android option was recently, and obviously, shut down after Apple took on the company.”

Read more in the full article here.

Related articles:
Apple’s Chomp sheds Android compatibility – April 27, 2012
How Apple’s acquisition of Chomp could improve the App Store – February 25, 2012
Apple buys app search startup Chomp for $50 million – February 24, 2012


  1. Good for Apple! And good purchase of Chomp. And good for them not making it available on Android. Android is made by Google. Google does search. They don’t need Apple’s help. Let them figure it out without Chomp.

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