The sweet potato weevil is a very difficult pest to control and it is a serious pest in Africa. So the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation asked AgBiome if they’d be willing to work on it. They're now entering phase 2.
3F manufactures mycoprotein as a plant-based protein ingredient for food companies, but the founder is more positive about the potential for hybrid meat products than meat-free and has partnered with various industry players in Europe to work on it.
Paris-based insect farming venture Ÿnsect has been awarded a €20 million grant from the European Commission and a €3.7 billion European public-private partnership to build an industrial-size facility in northern France.
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.
While energy is a new sector of focus for Larta, which has typically focused on life sciences, health, and agriculture, there is a lot of crossover and potential for synergies with these sectors, according to Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta.
Illumitex has launched a program to help growers take advantage of the USDA's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), which provides grants to agricultural entities using energy-efficient improvements or a renewable energy system.