IKEA's iconic meatballs and packaged food products are headed for a shake-up, says Michael la Cour, so we caught up with him to find out what's in store and how startups might play a role.
Operationally, the agrifood tech venture industry has some catching up to do with other startup industries such as healthcare and software, according to Aaron Rudberg, S2G's new COO.
Some key changes at IKEA in the wake of a deep dive into their supply chain include introducing the veggie meatball as well as taking Coca-Cola and Pepsi products off the menu.
We caught up with Bénédicte Monpert, a partner at CapAgro since 2015, to find out why the firm is looking to invest in more robotics startups ahead of the International Forum on Agricultural Robots in Toulouse, France.
Agtech entrepreneurs may not have the sharpest, most polished pitches, but you can be sure that they're not over-hyping their businesses, according to Frank Meehan, cofounder and partner of SparkLabs Global Ventures and Asia's leading startup accelerator program.
Aqua-Spark has finalized two investments this week that signal the fund dedicated to the future of aquaculture is moving beyond farms and feed.
We caught up with Eric Marty, investment manager at Emertec Gestion since 2004, to find out why his firm is betting on farm robotics.
With backing from Mistletoe, Sawhney is going deeper into Indian agrifood tech with the launch of a new startup accelerator called Gastrotope.
Since he has now been on both the startup and investor sides of the table, we caught up with Dan Harburg to find out what he thinks is coming up next in farm robotics.
We caught up with Elsa Sotiriadis is Chief Futurist and Director of RebelBio UK at SOSV, ahead of her speaking slot at Future Food Tech's London conference October 18-19.
We caught up with Lisa Feria, CEO of Stray Dog, ahead of her speaking slot at Future Food-Tech conference in London next month where she's discussing the industry-wide trends set to transform the consumer-goods landscape by 2030.
Deere & Company announced plans to acquire Blue River Tech for $305 million last week as the next step in its quest to build autonomous equipment for agriculture.
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.
In just the past few years, several food and agriculture companies have found themselves contending with activist investors.
Calyxt spun out from its parent company Cellectis to price an oversubscribed IPO at the bottom of the price range, while analysts remain concerned about gene editing regulation.
SoftBank has invested in Plenty, a vertical farming startup in California, to help the company expand into new markets and crops.
A cautionary tale is quietly making its way around food tech investor communities and conferences. The tale is the story of cleantech.
The high-cost of customer acquisition and a recent uptick in losses for the five-year-old food tech company could make the decision to list look precarious and spell bad news for competitors also considering listing.
The founder of Rockit Global, the New Zealand company that holds the global rights to the mini Rockit apple variety, has sold over 50% of the company to two private equity firms Pioneer Capital and Oriens Capital for around N$25 million ($17 million).
Cavallo Ventures is not just focused on investing in startups; it also wants to partner with them and distribute new products to its customers.