SomaDetect, an agriculture technology startup that measures milk quality from every cow at milking, won the FoodBytes! New York Judges’ Choice Award. SomaDetect uses sensors that fit into existing milking equipment to measure the fat and protein content of dairy as well as somatic cells — an indication when a cow is suffering from mastitis — progesterone, and antibiotics.
Clearly, our food system needs to change, radically and quickly, and we have to start at its foundation: the soil, writes Victor Friedberg.
“Our networks are so tied in that in that it’s easy for us to go to our corporates and partners and ask them what they are looking for,” says Sprout Accelerator business strategy advisor Stu Bradbury.
Various organizations in the country are collaborating to make a concerted effort to promote Argentina's strengths in agtech and convened at last month's AgTech Week.
Maersk is accepting applications for the second edition of its FoodTrack accelerator program, which will place an added emphasis on connecting startups to relevant partners and experts in the company.
The fledgling startup industry looks different to other global markets with the vast majority of innovation and investment ($1.7 billion) taking place downstream; but China’s agrifood startup scene has something the US market does not.
A non-profit consortium of venture funds, banks, corporations, universities, and foundations has launched a platform to invest in startups and projects addressing some of the food system's major challenges.
Twenty food and agriculture startups have been selected to pitch at the third FoodBytes! New York event in October.
Building on the positive learnings of the 1st edition, the 2nd edition of FoodTrack by Maersk will commence in November 2018 and Maersk is currently accepting applications from agrifood tech startups to take part.
Farmers Business Network (FBN) is hosting an agtech startup pitch competition at the Farmer2Farmer conference this year, and you can apply to take part!
Thought for Food founder and CEO Christine Gould said that since her competition looks for both impact and commercial viability, the finalists in the TFF Challenge offer much more geographic variety than other food and agtech competitions.
Despite pervasive consumer disapproval, scientists and seed companies have far from abandoned GMOs as a subject of research and development and some new approaches using GM technology could address the more pervasive consumer concerns.
FoodBytes!, the startup business competition by Rabobank, a global food and agribusiness bank, is returning to New York City and startups can apply now through August 12.
Israeli sugar reduction technology DouxMatok has landed a partnership with Europe’s largest sugar producer Südzucker, and a similar US announcement is on the way
Twenty food and agriculture startups have been selected from a total of over 150 applications to pitch at the first ever FoodBytes! London.
We caught up with three foodtech startups at the United Fresh Show to find out how produce distributors, packers, and shippers are adopting new technology.
California-based remote sensing startup Ceres Imaging has raised $25 million in Series B financing from one existing and one new investor, taking the company’s total investment to $35 million.
Finless is focused on culturing higher-end species of fish like salmon and bluefin tuna and expects to be able to sell their product below market price of $100-$200 per pound for bluefin by the end of 2019.
The proclaimed dominance of technology over biology by this category of entrepreneurs has left some food safety experts concerned that consumers could be getting the wrong idea and startups may be drinking their own kool-aid.
European AgriFood Startups stop what you're doing and pay attention! FoodBytes! is coming to London and you can apply to pitch in front of an audience of key industry executives now.