A bumper week for agtech fundings includes a diverse mix of cannabis tech, nutrition tech, food e-commerce, weather monitoring, and indoor agriculture.
General Mills has launched a new partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the U.S. that will help about 20 dairy farms add around 3,000 acres to organic dairy production over the next three years.
The startup combines natural ingredients and patented biochemistry with traditional cheese- and dairy-making techniques to create dairy alternatives.
Freight Farms will use the NASA funding to build a new type of indoor ag facility based on its shipping container model, while a new report concluded that food products derived from GM crops are not only safe, but beneficial for the environment.
A group of institutional investors worth $1 billion and led by Coller Capital, has joined forces to lobby 10 publicly-traded food companies over the use of antibiotics in their supply chains.
FreshSurety, which is using IoT to report real-time freshness, location, and temperature of food, and Plasma Nutrition are two startups receiving $50k each.
The Californian start-up raised the Series B funding from names such as Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures and Campbell Soup Company.
FarmLink's division, rules around healthy eating and food labeling, and updates in the GMO labeling debate make up this week's Industry-in-Brief.
2 Female Agtech Entrepreneurs were selected by their peers to receive investment from VilCap Investments and Radicle Capital.
Last year, we saw a surge in the number of policy shifts and regulatory moves affecting food and agriculture in the US. Here's five from 2015 that will likely have a ripple effect into the new year.
The startup is building a database of healthy peptides found in agriculture byproducts for use in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and supplement markets.
After S2G's official fund launch last week, AgFunderNews caught up with the firm to hear a bit more about its investment process and how it views the food and agriculture sector.
Phytoption poised to transform the natural additives sector with its solubilizing technology and recently won the BioCrossroads New Venture Competition.
Agtech VC veteran Finistere led a $3.4m investment round into food discovery app ShopWell alongside S2G Ventures and other VCs.
The venture capital arm of UK food company Tate & Lyle has launched a £30 million ($37 million) fund. Here Simon Barnes, managing partner, describes the fund's strategy and independence from the sugar manufacturer.