Just 8% of venture capital dollars invested in agri-foodtech in 2018 went to founding teams with at least one female, according to a new report by AgFunder, KK&P and The New Food Economy with support from S2G Ventures.
Gamaya launched in 2015 to bring high-tech imaging and analytics solutions to industrial-size farms. A new partnership with Indian tractor manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra is going to shift the Swiss company’s focus the other way, to small-scale farms.
3F manufactures mycoprotein as a plant-based protein ingredient for food companies, but the founder is more positive about the potential for hybrid meat products than meat-free and has partnered with various industry players in Europe to work on it.
Corporations with commitments to end deforestation across their supply chains are woefully at risk of failure, according to a report identifying Associated British Foods, The Kraft Heinz Company, and Avon among others at risk.
Remember doing the “smell test” before you poured the contents of your questionable, perhaps expired milk bottle on your morning cereal? French startup Aryballe has a solution to that deep, apprehensive whiff.
"Regenerative agriculture is a buzzy new term, but we did it this way 60, 70 years ago, before we started trying to commoditize everything. It can be done that way again," Chris Carter from online butcher Porter Road tell AFN.
Armed with $57 million, Future Positive Capital intends to place more bets on wonky tech ideas that have the potential to drive systems change while reaping profits in long-established markets, like food and agriculture.
Paris-based insect farming venture Ÿnsect has been awarded a €20 million grant from the European Commission and a €3.7 billion European public-private partnership to build an industrial-size facility in northern France.