Global animal nutrition player Alltech is a senior figure in Ireland’s agricultural industry and in its 37 years, has made just five acquisitions, all in the last two years.
Fish 2.0, the business competition for sustainable seafood-focused innovations, announced the 40 companies that will pitch to investors November 7–8 during the Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum at Stanford University.
High-profile startup hires, a startup IPO, and new startup resources also make up part of this week's brief.
Impossible Foods estimates that the new Oakland plant will be able to produce one million pounds of burgers per month, farms prepare for Hurrican Irma, and more.
We caught up with CEO John Dombrosky to find out how Agtech Accelerator is progressing and how he thinks about the health and challenges of the agtech ecosystem.
We caught up with Wells Fargo SVP Adam Bergman to discuss the role of financial institutions in the agtech startup ecosystem and how Wells Fargo is supporting it.
We caught up with co-founder and managing director Patrick Rea to discuss the current political climate for cannabis and what Canopy’s new cohort say about where the cannabis industry is today.
The country's first agtech program is sponsored by Raízen, Brazil’s largest producer of sugarcane ethanol and third-largest energy company, along with SP Ventures and NXTP Labs.
Hortau was a finalist in the Best AI Product in Agriculture category along with ag robotics company Abundant Robotics. Ag data startup Prospera won best AI product in agriculture, as well.
SproutX, the first agritech accelerator in Australia, has accepted 11 startups into its first cohort
The German agriculture, energy, and construction conglomerate partnered with Austrian agricultural cooperative RWA Group on the Agro Innovation Lab startup accelerator program earlier this year.
It would be hard for the large multinational food companies to ignore the rapid innovation taking place in their industry.
Blue Apron filed for an IPO, and an internal dispute at Hampton Creek are just two stories in this week's industry brief.
Intrapreneurial projects are a way for large companies gain in agility, to the benefit of the whole food and agriculture innovation ecosystem, writes Christophe Breuillet.
The Yield Lab Galway has announced its new, Irish cohort, while Maryland bans routine use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.
Trimble to Acquire Müller-Elektronik to Extend its Precision Agriculture Capabilities
Asia’s first agritech and foodtech startup up competition will take place in Singapore later this month.
4YFN recently unveiled a new €3.6 million ($3.92 million) accelerator program called IMPACT Growth that will offer equity-free funding to agtech startups.
Earth Day provides a prime opportunity to reflect on the state of environmental sustainability in the food and agriculture industry.
It's now been over a year since Western Growers (WGA), the member association for west coast fruit, vegetable, and permanent crop farmers, opened the doors of its Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) in Salinas.