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AgriFood News: Olio Raises £6M Series A, Nutreco invests in ViAqua, Farming as a Career, more

July 12, 2018

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers.

AgriFood Tech Venture News

Olio, the app that lets you share unwanted food items with your neighbours, picks up £6M Series A – TechCrunch

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches Saturn Agrosciences Subsidiary to Drive Canola Improvement – PR

Placio acquires subscription-based foodtech startup Paco Meals – YourStory

As attention on Vinduino grows, so does its market – San Diego Tribune

Nutreco invests in ViAqua to combat disease in the shrimp market – PR

Ag Startup Engine Announces Initial Investment in AutoMed – PR

Ag Startup Engine Announces Follow-Up Investment in FarmlandFinder – PR

TerrAvion Offers Direct Integration with John Deere Operations Center – PrecisionAg

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

Bugs Are Coming Soon to Your Dinner Table – Bloomberg

Recent College Grad? Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Pursue A Career In Farming – AgFuse

Less growth, protectionism and technology: world agriculture in 2027 – Agroop

“Clean” meat needs a rebrand. Here’s an idea: call it “craft” instead – The New Food Economy

AgriFood Industry News

Pepsi Grapples With Fickle Consumer Cutting Back Sugar, Not Salt – Bloomberg

Deere suit sheds light on race for $240 billion farm tech market – Chicago Tribune

Harvey Norman warns of ‘embarrassing’ $29m dairy farm loss – EDairy News

Crop Production Services (CPS) Rebrands Itself as Nutrien Ag Solutions – PrecisionAg

Valley Agricultural Software (VAS) and Vault Dairy Technologies Partner on Data Integration – PR

Nutrien to Acquire Waypoint Analytical – PR

Soil Health Institute Releases Online Catalog of Policies and Programs that Advance Soil Health – PR

AgriFood Policy News

23 groups sign letter urging Congress to invest in rural business – PR

Trump’s USDA Is Killing Rules That Organic Food Makers Want – Bloomberg

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