AquaBounty was the first company to obtain FDA approval for genetically modified seafood intended for human consumption. We spoke to COO Alejandro Rojas ahead of the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit in Amsterdam in October.
With big-name CVC investors like ADM Ventures and Danone Manifesto Ventures, Sustainable Bioproducts is preparing to unveil new plant-based product offerings targeting what it describes as the white space in the plant-based segment.
Biologics hold substantial promise for a more sustainable food system, but with millions of microbes to sort through, startups are turning to partnerships to hunt for the most promising strains in the bacterial haystack.
3F manufactures mycoprotein as a plant-based protein ingredient for food companies, but the founder is more positive about the potential for hybrid meat products than meat-free and has partnered with various industry players in Europe to work on it.
"Regenerative agriculture is a buzzy new term, but we did it this way 60, 70 years ago, before we started trying to commoditize everything. It can be done that way again," Chris Carter from online butcher Porter Road tell AFN.
“Not only is it harder as a woman, but my biggest problem is that I spent my years in the kitchen, not hobnobbing with people who decide where the money goes,” Alison Mountford says of her stalled attempts at raising venture capital funding.
Armed with $57 million, Future Positive Capital intends to place more bets on wonky tech ideas that have the potential to drive systems change while reaping profits in long-established markets, like food and agriculture.
Hank’s appearance on the British crop scene appears to be perfectly timed, with many UK farmers currently preparing for life without a steady flow of European Union (EU) fruit pickers and other seasonal workers.