Berlin-based portable vertical farm startup InFarm on Tuesday disclosed a vast Series B raise of $100 million, bringing its total funding to over $134 million. The raise dramatically eclipsed the big vertical farming news from Britain’s Ocado, which had forked out $22m just a day before as part of a majority stake buyout of JFC, as well as for its new joint venture Infinite Acres.
Gousto is a bet on people still finding enough joy and value in cooking their own meals at home — even those in big cities starved for time or charged a king’s ransom for every inch of rental space, writes Richard Martyn-Hemphill.
Japan’s Connected Robotics first made waves in Tokyo’s food tech space with its ballsy launch of OctoChef, a robot that serves hot octopus balls, and now it's adding to its portfolio with an ice cream-making bear, and breakfast in bed robot.
Seaweed is an exciting source of energy, proteins, biodegradable plastics, fertilizers, clothes or pharmaceuticals, but can its production keep up with growing demand?
That is rather a lot of dough for a pizzeria.
A $100m Series B round for Germany's Infarm soon eclipsed Ocado's deal with JCB and 80 Acres. But has the UK eGrocer got a good deal?
As part of its 150th birthday celebrations this year, the British supermarket giant J Sainsbury has released its Future of Food Report, which chews over what our food systems will be like in 2025, then in 2050 — and finally, with an act of somewhat extraordinary ruminating — in 2169.
Nanobubbles -- yes, that's teeny tiny bubbles, can boost indoor farming and aquaculture yields, can be used in water treatment, preventing dangerous algal blooms and can aid waste and filtration systems as well as other industries like mining.
These notes from our London-based reporter include a food waste symposium, London Food Tech Week and a bevy of startups.
A glitzy red carpet’s worth of celebrity investors contributed to Impossible Foods' latest round as well as Singapore state fund Temasek as the company plans to scale in a big way.
Cafe X, a runner-up in the recent AgriFood Innovation Awards, remained tight-lipped about where it plans to open new cafes but is focusing on research & development to stay ahead of the competition.
Many Kenyan farms struggle for access to quality farming products like vaccines, fertilizers or diagnostic equipment; the farmers also find it hard to attain or acquire sound veterinary or technical expertise, according to Sidai.
Dr. Ilan Samish is the CEO and founder of Amai Proteins — an Israeli startup lab-designing hyper-sweet, thermo-stable, zero-calorie proteins out of exotic fruits.
Animal agtech is no innovation backwater as the inaugural ReThink summit focused on the sector proved last week in San Francisco.
The pongamia tree is a protein powerhouse that far outclasses the globally dominant soybean: its yields can offer as much as 10 times the beans per acre as soy, according to TerViva, which closed funding today.
AgFunderNews contacted Elham Al Qasim, acting CEO of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), to discuss the ins and outs.
Considering Israel’s population of less than nine million, and its geographic size that is not much bigger than New Jersey, the report shows this small Mediterranean nation to be punching well above its weight in agrifood tech.
Two urban farmer-founders have been using a Second World War air-raid shelter as their first controlled environment agriculture site for their London-based agtech startup Growing Underground.
This spring in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam, cows will walk on water. Holy Cow?! Not exactly.
Tudder is a new swipe-led matchmaking app, helping farm animals across the UK find breeding partners in the quest for moo love.