Telesense, which counts major international shipping outfit Maersk Growth among its investors, says its acquisition of Webstech gives it the largest remote-sensed dataset for grain storage in the world.
Beyond Meat lists on the Nasdaq today after raising $240m in IPO funding at a valuation of $1.46bn, pricing the deal at the top of an increased price range, highlighting strong investor demand for the stock.
Internet of Things America wants to provide rural connectivity to farmers in an ongoing issue and a major barrier to adoption for farmers who want to try agtech but who don’t have reliable internet access.
Handheld near-infrared spectral imaging devices are giving cocoa farmers and processors a way to set fairer prices in a matter of seconds while also cutting out the middlemen
Singapore-headquartered agrifood business Olam International has partnered with sensor startup Consumer Physics to help improve its cocoa production by capturing data on the exact amount of cocoa within a cocoa bean pod.
Food startup accelerator Food-X has unveiled the next eight startups that will participate in Cohort 9. The startups are innovating across the entire supply chain from novel flavor ingredients to AI-powered, real-time consumer insight technologies.
Retail and restaurant tech is a category of agrifood tech startups encompassing technologies and services aimed at making retail food businesses more profitable as well as improving shopper experience at the supermarket, in restaurants and other brick & mortar stores.
Animal health startup Applied LifeSciences & Systems (ALSS) closed an $8 million Series A round of equity financing co-led by Merck Animal Health and Mountain Grou Partners. Oval Park Capital, a Raleigh-based early stage investment firm, also participated in the round.
Bushel, Shaka Tea, and Toast Ale won awards at yesterday’s FoodBytes! pitch competition in San Francisco for their sustainable products and technologies that increase agricultural efficiency, feature Hawaiian antioxidant beverages, and fight food waste.