June 11, 2014 08:00 ET

Yummly Powers Recipe Search for DuckDuckGo

Smart Food Technology Company Improves Recipe Search for Privacy Search Engine

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2014) - Yummly (, the leading recipe discovery platform, announced today its partnership with DuckDuckGo (, one of the fastest growing search engines, which focuses on a superior search experience with real privacy. This partnership brings the best of private search from DuckDuckGo with the added power of Yummly's semantic search results for recipes that deliver an unprecedented and enjoyable user experience.

"By working with Yummly we are delivering the most useful and visually stunning recipe search experience out there. Yummly's technology understands recipe search queries and we've worked together to create a great recipe instant answers experience," said Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO at DuckDuckGo.

DuckDuckGo joins more than 4,000 developers and companies that use Yummly technology. On DuckDuckGo, after a user searches for a recipe with an ingredient, DuckDuckGo uses Yummly's API to help deliver the recipe instant answer.

Yummly's smart technology and knowledge graph for food allows them to deeply understand search queries and recipes, and translate them into highly accurate results for users, so they can easily find relevant recipes. Under the hood, the Yummly technology is able to understand, analyze, mine and connect food to data, in order to deliver smart, personal & useful products that delight tens of millions of users per month.

"We've been thrilled with our partnership with DuckDuckGo. They have continued to improve their user experience around recipe search, shown most recently with its new redesign," said Brian Witlin, chief operating officer at Yummly. "It is clear that the Yummly search functionality is an integral part of their food vertical specific endeavors and they have quickly become one of our most active partners."

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About Yummly
Yummly's mission is to personalize the kitchen by creating the digital kitchen platform. This is made possible through proprietary technology to understand recipes, food & taste -- built upon a knowledge graph for food. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, Yummly is backed by Physic Ventures, Unilever Corporate Ventures, First Round Capital, Harrison Metal Capital, and Intel Capital. Its founding angel investors and advisory board include: Jeff Jordan (partner at Andreessen Horowitz), Bill Cobb (CEO, H&R Block), Justin LaFrance (StumbleUpon), Marcia Hooper and Brad O'Neill (CEO, TechValidate). For more information, visit

About DuckDuckGo:
DuckDuckGo is the search engine that doesn't track you and focuses on smarter answers. DuckDuckGo was founded by Gabriel Weinberg in 2008 and funded by Union Square Ventures in 2011. DuckDuckGo currently gets 5 million direct searches daily and has been featured on CBS This Morning, Fox & Friends, CNBC and others. For more information visit &

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