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AgriFood News: Singapore’s Largest Indoor Farm, SoftBank to Invest $750m into Pizza Robot? SWIIM Raises $3m, more

August 9, 2018

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines submitted each week by members of the AgFunder community through our news sharing platform #feedit. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers in the comments section.

AgriFood Tech Venture News

Singapore’s largest indoor farm to give food firms and national food security a boost – FoodNavigator

Softbank in talks to invest $750m into pizza robot Zume – Bloomberg

SWIIM Closes $3m B-1 Round – PR

Land O’Lakesacquires Agren – PR

Plenty Will Launch at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival – PR

Top Food Execs are Turning to Mushroom Fermentation for Solutions – PR

Kevin Brehm Joins AgriSync as Sr. Director of Product – PR

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

A Five-Step Plan to Feed the World – National Geographic

What’s So Secret About Whole Foods? Under Amazon, a Lot It Seems – Bloomberg

Risk of increased food insecurity under stringent global climate change mitigation policy – Nature

22 Noteworthy Food and Farming Books for Summer Reading—and Beyond – CivilEats

Most Americans will happily try eating lab-grown “clean meat” – FastCompany

Land and Water Stewardship is Everyone’s Responsibility – PR

Kelly Products to Launch Beef Blockchain to Provide Complete Conception-to-Market Transparency for Georgia Beef – PR

AgriFood Industry News

Corn that acquires its own nitrogen identified, reducing need for fertilizer – NBC News

Chipotle Slapped With Lawsuits Following Ohio Foodborne Illness Outbreak – Eater

Smart irrigation becoming more attractive option for spuds – AgriTech East

Corn that acquires its own nitrogen identified, reducing need for fertilizer  – PR

Chipotle Slapped With Lawsuits After Ohio Foodborne Illness Outbreak – Eater

“Eating crickets can be good for your gut, according to new clinical trial” – Science Daily

AgriFood Policy News

What Is a Genetically Modified Crop? A European Ruling Sows Confusion – NY Times

Soybean farmers are surviving Trump’s trade war — even without his $12 billion aid package – Washington Post

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