UPDATED: 12:15 ET to add info about a Californian dairy initiative.
A group of leading food and agriculture companies led by Danone has formed a coalition to make the global dairy industry more sustainable by helping dairy farmers transition to regenerative agriculture practices.
You may not realize that seafood is the fastest-growing protein category, with an annual growth rate surpassing that of all land-based animal meat combined. But the fish farming industry is in need of innovation to mitigate and reduce environmental concerns.
Ecosia, a German startup with an internet search engine, today, has brought in enough revenues to enable it to plant 50 million trees. This equates to the removal of 2.5 million tonnes of Co2 from the atmosphere.
Rajiv Singh, the former CEO of Rabobank North America, writes about FoodShot's search for projects and ideas that utilize the latest in technology, science, and engineering to address the crisis of soil deterioration ahead of the January 8, 2019 deadline.
This Thanksgiving, we at AgFunder are thankful for our portfolio companies. Over the last year, we have invested in transformational food system companies, operating across the supply chain, from farm to fork.
The AgFunder platform has built a powerful, global network and we’ve had the good fortune to get to know some of the industry’s most successful entrepreneurs from the beginning of their journeys. Going forward, we will be leveraging the AgFunder platform to invest in other bold and exceptional founders who are committed to building the next generation of agrifood tech companies that will transform our food and agriculture system.
“I think CRISPR and other gene editing tools mark a real turning point in the conversation,” Sam Kass, partner at Acre Venture Partners and former senior policy advisor for nutrition in the White House, told the audience of the Food Loves Tech.
An impressive line-up of speakers from Congress, food and agriculture policy and research, and farming spoke on a panel at Food Tank's summit in Washington DC last week about what to expect from the next farm bill.