With the largest population in the world and as one of the largest agricultural economies in the world, China represents a major opportunity for startups and investors alike.
Chinese agrifood startups raised $5.8 billion of investment across 283 deals with 318 participating investors during 2018, according to the 2018 China AgriFood Startup Investing Report released by AgFunder in collaboration with Chinese food tech VC Bits x Bites.
Just as it has for most of its history, the ample and multi-leveled agricultural and agri-food sector of Canada continues to play a fundamental role in the country’s economy.
Experts predict that all agricultural and agri-food exports from Canada will reach a value of $75 billion by 2025.
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.