Japanese recipe site Cookpad expands abroad with acquisition of Allthecooks and Mis Recetas

Cookpad, Japan’s top recipe website, is making an aggressive international push by acquiring Spain’s Mis Recetas and an equity interest in social cooking app Allthecooks. The move follows the launch of Cookpad’s English site earlier this year.

COOKPAD Inc. is constantly seeking new ways to improve the know-how we have cultivated in operating COOKPAD.com, Japan’s largest recipe website, so that users anywhere can enjoy cuisines from around the world. At the Board of Directors meeting on Friday, December 20th, 2013, COOKPAD made the decision to acquire the Spanish based recipe service, “Mis Recetas” (http://www.mis-recetas.org/) and enter an agreement to acquire the equity interest of ALLTHECOOKS, LLC., which operates “Allthecooks”, a U.S. based recipe service.

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