Tag: Europe

Now is the time to invest in FoodTech

As investors seek diversity in order to weather the storms ahead, now, more than ever, FoodTech stands out for its value, its strength, its opportunities and the benefits it brings, writes PeakBridge Partners.

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How Sweden’s Amazon is disrupting online food in the Nordics

Interesting things are happening in the Nordics. MatHem (literally “Food Home”), the market leader in online groceries in Sweden, has teamed up with a local financial colossus and industrial enfant terrible to re-draw the food map, writes Johan Jorgensen.

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Arise, robotic slug slayers

Slugs are greedy guests on farms. Some estimates reckon a single slug is capable of killing up to fifty wheat seeds within one week of sowing. A group of UK innovators and farmers are working on a robotic solution.

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FoodShot Global is shifting the protein conversation from animal vs plant towards precision

“We can’t oversimplify this into good vs evil. The democratization of nutrition is the next frontier of food. Proteins – which are necessary for all key human biological functions, including the musculo-skeletal system, the circulatory system, the pituitary system, and our overall health – will play a critical role in this democratization,” says Victor Friedberg announcing FoodShot’s latest focus area.

Can vertical farming help in the battle against Covid-19?

Vertical farming companies have largely seen Covid-19’s pressure on globalized food supply chains as a confirmation of what they had been saying already: resilient supply chains are hyper-local supply chains, especially when it comes to fresh produce. But there is also a more direct way vertical farmers want to confront the virus.