Israeli foodtech incubator The Kitchen has made two new investments in food safety device Inspecto and sugar reduction technology Better Juice, both of which are responding to pressing consumers demands.
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.
According to the company, Douxmatok allows food companies to use 40% less sugar in their products while achieving the same level of sweetness, with no aftertaste.
The biotechnology company removing the bitter taste from food and drinks has completed its Series A round with a commitment from a Pennsylvanian VC focused on the sector.
AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to ask Professor Zhang of Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Engineering five questions about his research into turning cellulose into edible starches and biofuel.