A recent report dubbed Cargill ‘The Worst Company in the World’ on the basis that it failed to live up to its sustainability promises particularly around deforestation. But is vilification really the best way for consumers to support change at the global corporate level?
The major CPG company has already invested millions in helping farmers understand and adopt regenerative agriculture principles and is now focusing on reducing pesticide use in its supply chain after studies revealed glyphosate residue in 21 of its products.
Ever walked into a quick-serve restaurant only to find an anything-but-quick line that makes you turn around and walk straight back out again? Those lines may soon become a thing of the past, with the help of our latest investment, Tray.
Pangea Ventures, which focuses on advanced materials venture capital, alongside existing ag-focused investor S2G Ventures led the round supporting Hazel's package technology that helps extend foods’ shelf life.
With plans to accelerate commercialization in the US corn and soybean markets, this next-gen seed company claims that this is the largest funding round secured by a female CEO for an ag biotech startup to date.
There was something of a Mark Twain twang about investigating the curious disappearance of Eatsa, a partly-automated healthy fast-food chain where robots rustled up nutritious bowls of quinoa, writes Richard Martyn-Hemphill
Israel’s MetoMotion has revealed to AFN that it had secured $1.5 million in funding for its slightly zany answer to spotting ripeness in greenhouse-grown tomatoes: a luminous green multipurpose “Greenhouse Robotic Worker” (GRoW).
Gamaya launched in 2015 to bring high-tech imaging and analytics solutions to industrial-size farms. A new partnership with Indian tractor manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra is going to shift the Swiss company’s focus the other way, to small-scale farms.