Data management company Farmobile plans to use the new funding to help it expand its aggregation and data-for-profit services worldwide. For Ag Growth International, it could mean integrates more data-focused tech into its equipment offerings.
Plant-based ground beef has become a staple at several fast food restaurants across the US. Now food retailers are demanding other alternatives, but creating viable plant-based alternatives for other food types like dairy, seafood, muscle cuts, and poultry could prove trickier.
“Not only is it harder as a woman, but my biggest problem is that I spent my years in the kitchen, not hobnobbing with people who decide where the money goes,” Alison Mountford says of her stalled attempts at raising venture capital funding.
Designed with farmers for farmers, Fieldin is helping farmers make more precise use of pesticide management inputs while improving yields and cutting costs. FieldIn was the winner of the Most Innovative US Startup Pre-Series A award at the 2019 Agri-FoodTech Innovation Awards in March.
A new report predicts that technology will be a big player in the rapidly-transforming supermarket segment, including everything from streamlining back-end logistics to rendering checkout lines obsolete.
After being one of five grain trading houses slapped with a $29 million fine last year for engaging in activities related to illegal deforestation, Cargill is calling on competitors and colleagues alike to protect the region’s forests.
The FDA could take years to settle its official position on CBD including any formal regulations limiting production and sale, according to Ecofibre’s chief science officer Alex Capano, leaving consumers with few assurances about product quality in the meantime.