Using different languages to order your food could soon become a moot point at McDonald’s drive-thrus, with the company's acquisition of Apprente — a two-year-old startup that's been making impressive strides in voice recognition software.
Every family is unique – but some families are more unique than others. This is certainly true for the Van der Lely family who started their dairy technology business as a ‘studio for invention’ in 1948. Lely has recently launched a startup challenge called Feed the Future.
Like most corporates the size of GrainCorp and many of the world's agribusinesses, the company is not positioned or organized in a way that makes it possible to survey the startup scene as often as necessary. Step in TERRA, the accelerator from RocketSpace and Rabobank.
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.
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.
Data management company Farmobile plans to use the new funding to help it expand its aggregation and data-for-profit services worldwide. For Ag Growth International, it could mean integrates more data-focused tech into its equipment offerings.
You may have seen The Production Board crop up on a few agrifood tech investments, but there's little publicly-available information about the investment holding company founded by David Friedberg. Until now.
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