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

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


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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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