Food waste issues are coming into the mainstream as investors and municipalities realize that there is money to be saved and made in keeping food out of the landfill.
Hortau was a finalist in the Best AI Product in Agriculture category along with ag robotics company Abundant Robotics. Ag data startup Prospera won best AI product in agriculture, as well.
Though robotics are more and more visible in the fields and in the media, the labor shortage will need to be addressed by both industry and government if food production is to stay on course.
It was notable at this year’s conference that farmers, startups, and other stakeholders all seemed to be on the same page about sensors.
California Safe Soil (CSS) technology is headed to the East Coast in a big way with the goal of ending supermarket fresh food waste in the United States in five years.
Future Food Asia Award marks a milestone in the the fledgling Asian agrifood tech industry as it was the first competition of its kind showcasing the region’s top startups in the sector.
Here are a few highlights from The Mixing Bowl Hub’s Food IT: Farm to Fork Conference.
A cautionary tale is quietly making its way around food tech investor communities and conferences. The tale is the story of cleantech.
Two weeks ago I headed to Stockholm, Sweden to speak at and attend the Sweden Food Tech “Big Meet” conference and I was impressed by the small but growing level of activity in the country.
It would be hard for the large multinational food companies to ignore the rapid innovation taking place in their industry.
Three players in the very small, but growing, cultured meat club spoke together on a panel at the Reducetarian Summit in New York City earlier this month.
Trimble to Acquire Müller-Elektronik to Extend its Precision Agriculture Capabilities
New Zealand’s agtech sector is in robust health with great deal flow opportunities for international, as well as domestic, investors. But the country lacks a coherent story that articulates our strengths in this space, writes Peter Wren-Hilton.
Investors want to know that the rules around bio-based projects aren't going to change on them, and that's where today’s governments have a significant role to play, according to speakers at the World Bio Markets (WBM) conference.
Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick announced that the SEC was closing the investigation and that it had not found any instances of wrongdoing related to the buyback scheme.
Three women-led startups won Rabobank’s FoodBytes! 2017 San Francisco event, beating more than 160 startups from 20 countries that applied to pitch at the event.
Advisory investment group The Mixing Bowl teamed up with Forbes for its New York-based event this year to discuss technology’s role in changing food and farming at scale and consumer food preferences.
The Climate Ventures 2.0 application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2017, while a new initiative at UC Merced aims to position current students at the edge of the intersection between food, energy, and water.
European Union pig industry researchers and development specialists are set to examine more than 300 innovation ideas over the next three months as part of a 13-country project
Ahead of the Latin America workshop at Rethink Ag & Food Innovation Week next month, we caught up with Yuri Soares to hear more about his work in agtech at IADB.