Algae in various forms can be integrated into a wide array of foods and beverages, ranging from veggie shakes and smoothies to meal replacements and the growth potential is limited only by the capacity to establish a robust, ever-expanding supply chain.
Ag biotech is a central focus of agrifood tech investing; here Brett Morris from TechAccel says out the firm's market map of the category.
From lab to farm, we are seeing thematic collaboration between large industry players and nimble, opportunistic technology entrepreneurs.
Indoor farming startups growing fruits and vegetables globally have raised over $285 million since the start of 2017, but the question is, who will win this market in the end, writes Dave Vosburg.
There are a number of key areas of opportunity for agrifood tech startups in Europe as the support and resources available to entrepreneurs increases slowly, write Thomas van den Boezem and Louisa Burwood-Taylor.
Spoiler Alert's Ricky Ashenfelter offers AgFunderNews readers an exclusive preview of the Strategic Guide for Using Data to Drive Food Loss and Waste Reductions.
People fundamentally misdiagnose the opportunity in digital agriculture when they sum it up as “grow more with less" write Jess Bollinger and Adam Wolf of Arable.
How do we value the data that come from the farm? The question has no simple answer, writes Joseph Byrum.
Data analytics are bringing about the end of commodity business in food and agriculture, writes Mike Neal.
J. Matthew Pryor recently attended the AusAg & Foodtech Summit in Adelaide, Australia, and here shares his key takeaways.
Dr. Naira Hovakimyan describes some of the inherent challenges in applying data analysis to agriculture and offers some thoughts on the solution for the digital agriculture industry going forward.
Sarah Nolet shares a few lessons for new agtech entrants from the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia's recent symposium.
It's a critical matter to prepare the next generation of farmers and give them the technology they want and need.
More collaboration between biological and chemical crop protection makers can better serve growers, workers, consumers, and the environment.
Farmers are all too familiar with the rampant uncertainty that riddles the markets and crops every season, so they should consider putting together a hedging strategy, writes Howard Marella.
While a number of outside investors have been great assets to our industry, many others have been a net negative for agriculture, writes Jim Budzynski.
Chemical pesticides are under increasing scrutiny from consumers and regulators; biopesticides can provide an alternative or supplement to these traditional chemical pesticides, write Spencer Maughan and Kieran Furlong.
There are an increasing number of large food companies seeking to stay on top of new technologies and innovations by engaging with startups, many through food incubators.
Drew Fox asks, is farmland investment the best way to access the opportunity in agriculture, or is there a better solution?
Agriculture data has been a big disappointment for the majority of farmers, particularly in the US. But there is still much potential if approached the right way, according to Igor Ivanov and Ellen Czaika.