Since he has now been on both the startup and investor sides of the table, we caught up with Dan Harburg to find out what he thinks is coming up next in farm robotics.
SafeTraces technology allows users to place an invisible, seaweed-based DNA tag on individual food items so that their provenance and qualities can be traced and verified throughout the supply chain.
Since 2014, insect startups raised $124 million. Of this, $4.2 million went to companies creating consumer products for human consumption - the rest went to insect farming operations.
Nileworks claims its multi-copter drones are able to see the shape of a field and spray pesticides just 30cm above, reducing drift.
For 2017 UN World Food Day the organization is focusing on the challenges that forced migration brings to the world's 500 million smallholder farms.
Hyasynth Bio is a Montreal-based biotech company that has developed a way to produce the active compounds in cannabis without ever growing a plant.
Acquisitions in restaurant tech keep coming, HelloFresh is undeterred by Blue Apron's disastrous IPO, new hires, new grants for Danforth, and more in this week's brief.
The wide distribution and adoption of cultured meat won’t affect all farming economies equally, but grass-based farming economies like New Zealand and Wales could be particularly impacted.
Zume is one of just a few startups creating solutions for restaurants to use in-house compared with the rest of the agrifood tech sector, but could the tide by changing as high profile investors come into the space?
Agrifood tech founders and investors weigh in on how much it will cost, and how long it will take, to get cultured meat into stores.
Sugarlogix is looking to improve infant formula with a flavorless sugar that enhances the immune system, promotes gut health, and reduces inflammation.
Monsanto Growth Ventures portfolio company Agsolver has sold to a Texas-based agricultural software provider, new hires, and more Aussie IPOs in this week's brief.
The San Mateo, CA-based operation says it has delivered 15,000 orders in the Bay Area in their first year of operation.
Protein-rich foods are in particular demand, but with the meat industry responsible for more than 15% of greenhouse gas emissions, Innovative Food startups are finding alternative ways to give consumers what they want.
This deal marks the first direct investment into an individual company by the Brazilian fund, which was structured in 2014.
We caught up with the new head of Finistere’s Dublin office, Kieran Furlong to find out how the new Ireland Agtech Fund will work.
Global animal nutrition player Alltech is a senior figure in Ireland’s agricultural industry and in its 37 years, has made just five acquisitions, all in the last two years.
Data scientist Alex Woolf and his team used basic science and physics to drastically change the energy cost of one of their California cold storage facilities, and they are on track to generate revenue from their electricity use soon.
We talk to CEO of Hain Celestial's new venture capital arm Cultivate Ventures about how and why one of the largest natural and organic food products companies globally launched the initiative.
Ireland plans to increase domestic dairy production by 50% by 2020, but this throws us various challenges that only technology can solve.