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The AgriFood News Aggregator: AI to Personalize Food, Blockchain, Carbon Farming, Kitchen of the Future, Chobani Incubator, more

June 7, 2018

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers.

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

Can A.I. usher in a new era of hyper-personalized food?  – The New Food Economy

Your next glass of wine might be fake – Wired

What is the true cost of eating meat? – The Guardian

How millennials became the world’s most powerful consumers – FT

America’s Largest Private Company [Cargill] Reboots a 153-Year-Old Strategy – Bloomberg

Ben & Jerry’s Bets On Blockchain To Cancel Out The Carbon In Every Scoop – Forbes

KFC To Test A Vegetarian Fried Chicken, Will Still Use The Colonel’s Secret Spices – Food Beast

Carbon farming isn’t worth it for farmers. Two blockchain companies want to change that – The New Food Economy

Families around the world join war on plastic – in pictures – The Guardian

A Quick Glimpse into the Kitchen of the Future – K!tchn Mag

The obsession with hydroponics and indoor growing damages Canadian northern food security – CBC

Can blockchain build a sustainable food industry? – Food Navigator

Plants repeatedly got rid of their ability to obtain their own nitrogen  – ARS Technica

Food Waste Enough to Feed World’s Hungry Four Times Over – ReliefWeb

Why food policy is more important than ever – Reuters

How has Technology Sown the Seeds for Advancements in Agriculture – Entrepreneur India

Africa embraces digital farming – Digital Journal

Agriculture: A cash cow for Wi-Fi-based IoT? – WiFi Now

AgriFood Tech Venture News

AgriSync Raises Capital to Propel Growth, Enhance Collaboration in Front-line Agriculture  – Agrisync

Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) introducing a suite of four offerings to help farmers through crop marketing – Ag Pro

Chobani incubator to focus on food technology for the first time – FoodBev Media

Concentric Adds Global Regulatory Affairs Veteran to Executive Team – PR

New look for Ceres Imaging app and new features including including GeoTIFF downloads and Flight Schedules – Ceres Imaging

Jim Heneghan joins Gro Intelligence as Senior Vice President, Agribusiness – PR

Founders Story – Blue River Technology (Video) – YouTube

“Future Protein Award” honours the best solutions for the current protein dilemma – PR

The Food Tech 25:twenty-five companies changing the way we eat – The Spoon

On The Menu: 12 Food-Agri Tech Startups To Watch In 2018 – No Camels

Japan Part of $2.7M Investment in New Clean Meat Brand- Veg News

ABB Technology Ventures invests in Indian food industry company – Dairy Reporter

Chobani Incubator Talks New Food Tech Residency – Project Nosh

AgriFood Industry News

China develops new technology to convert desert to farmland – CGTN

Bayer to retire Monsanto name – Reuters

Ag Aviation Association Shares 7 Tips for Drone Operators – Ag Pro

Researchers at University of Illinois refine 20 years of satellite imagery to 30 meter resolution – Ag Pro

Marrone Bio Innovations Launches New CG Brand of Highly Effective Biological Solutions for Crop Protection in Cannabis and Home Gardens – PR

Less input, more output and lower environmental footprint – PR

Cawood expands to offer complete analytical service – Agri Hub

AgriFood Policy News

Rising Interest Rates Add To Already Stressed Agricultural, Rural Economy – PR

To fight climate change, policymakers should turn to food – Reuters

EU and Africa to strengthen agriculture cooperation – Agroop

Smarter metrics will help fix our food system – Nature

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