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The Week in AgriFoodTech: eGrocer Rohlik raises $170m, eAgronom bags new capital for carbon

July 4, 2024

This week, Rohlik, which runs automated robotic fulfillment centers and 15-minute delivery, scored a new round of funding and agtech startup eAgronom raised capital for its carbon program. Plus: Tyson’s backpedals on its beef pledge and another biomaterials startup makes a splash.

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Foodtech & agtech funding

🇨🇿 Food retailtech Rohlik secures $170M funding Tech.eu

🇧🇷 With $12m in fresh funding, Brazil’s Genica tackles soil health, the next phase for ag biologicals AgFunderNews

🇪🇪 Estonia’s eAgronom secures €10M to strengthen carbon program and farmer incentives Arctic Startup

🇦🇹 Vienna-based Vertus Energy secures €8.75 million to improve access to biomethane in Europe EU Startup

🇩🇪 Vytal raises €6.2M to expand reusable food packaging solutions Tech.eu

🇺🇸 UNCAGED Innovations Raises $5.6 Million for Sustainable Leather Alternative Technology ESG Today

🇨🇷 Sustainable foodtech startup ProNuvo raises $2M from the IFC Latam List

🇦🇺 Marissa Mayer backs cooking app ReciMe in $1.5 million Seed round for US growth Startup Daily

🇪🇸 Spanish foodtech Vanetta Food closes  €400,000 finance round Vegconomist

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M&A, IPOs & partnerships

🇺🇸 ADM partners with Smucker on regenerative ag peanut program Bake

Funds, grants & accelerators

🇪🇸 Seaya Ventures closes €300m climate fund and becomes Spain’s largest VC Sifted

🇮🇪 Irish scientists given €1.4m to test methane mitigation strategies Feed Navigator

People moves

🇺🇸 Deere names TikTok influencer first ‘chief tractor officer’ Agriculture Dive

🇳🇱 The Vegetarian Butcher bids farewell to CEO Hugo Verkuil, welcomes Rutger Rozendaal LinkedIn

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Other news

🇺🇸 Tyson Foods scales back its antibiotic-free beef pledge Food Dive

🇺🇸 Rantizo Receives FAA Approval for Advanced Drone Operations Precision Farming Dealer

🇺🇸 Mineral winds down: ‘We will no longer be an Alphabet company; but our technology will live on…’ AgFunderNews

🇺🇸 UPSIDE Foods initiates new round of layoffs as state lawmakers take aim at cultivated meat AgFunderNews

🇺🇸 Above Food Corp. goes public: shares now trading under ‘ABVE’ on Nasdaq Vegconomist

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