Algae in various forms can be integrated into a wide array of foods and beverages, ranging from veggie shakes and smoothies to meal replacements and the growth potential is limited only by the capacity to establish a robust, ever-expanding supply chain.
Startups of various kinds are branching out from the world of agrifood tech into the world of fintech, both to make their products more accessible to their target customers and to generate more value from their core offerings.
An agrifood tech investor takes leave after accusations of sexual misconduct, plus more personnel changes and agtech team-ups in this week's brief.
A few possible solutions to this "nasty" disease have emerged, but no cure even after $400 million in investment form the USDA.
Blue Apron and Chipotle are getting new CEOs after a tumultuous year for both companies, plus more in our weekly news brief.
A small group of farm robotics startups is taking on various farming tasks in the hopes of saving labor, adding efficiency, and improving precision agriculture.
Founder Janette Barnard tells us the story of The Poultry Exchange, a chicken meat marketplace startup. After struggling to get an intractable industry to change its ways, The Poultry Exchange ceased operations in July.
Emergency food providers are attempting to leverage technology to make the massive logistical undertaking of distributing food assistance more efficient for food pantries, despite some of the smallest budgets even within the nonprofit world.
Ag biotech is a central focus of agrifood tech investing; here Brett Morris from TechAccel says out the firm's market map of the category.
Advanced Animal Diagnostics CEO Joy Parr Drach tells us how her thinking about the role of gender in business has changed over the years in the latest installment of our Women in Agtech Series.
Barilla, the family-owned company best known for its signature blue pasta box, announced a new food-focused venture fund and accelerator called Blu1877, plus more in our weekly brief.
As India grows its horticultural capacity, Indian agribusiness marketplace startups are rushing to add technology and structure to a centuries-old, largely informal supply chain.
A recent report evaluating new innovations in the food system based on potential impact on post-harvest food waste and commercial feasibility reveals what the authors call “high-priority investible innovations.”
The number of high-raising food delivery startups that have shuttered in the last two years suggests that even with millions of potential customers within a few miles, online restaurants are a hard nut to crack.
US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to withdraw Obama-era revisions to biotechnology regulations involving genetic modification and editing plus more in our weekly industry brief.
Though historical Israeli agritech strengths are in irrigation and water management, and livestock and poultry, smart farming has developed three times faster than other sectors, with 29 new companies forming in the last five years.
In honor of Veterans Day, we compiled a list of funds, grants, loans, and programs available to US military veteran entrepreneurs in farming and tech.
Agtech entrepreneurs may not have the sharpest, most polished pitches, but you can be sure that they're not over-hyping their businesses, according to Frank Meehan, cofounder and partner of SparkLabs Global Ventures and Asia's leading startup accelerator program.
The city has companies from all over the globe relocating to take advantage of the wealth of resources at hand, but it also suffers from an exodus of companies that reach a certain point. What makes St. Louis a serious contender for the leading agtech ecosystem?
It's a scary fact for any parent, particularly at bedtime tomorrow: children eat an average of three cups of sugar on Halloween.