Plant-based foodtech startup Nutriati has raised $8 million in Series A funding to commercialize ingredients targeting food manufacturers and processors.
Also, Acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina Approved by Chinese Competition Authority and Monsanto Sells Brazilian Seed Processing Plant to Tecnoseeds.
ReFED Names Chris Cochran As First Executive Director
ReFED , a collaborative, cross-sector effort of 40 businesses, non-profits, foundations, investors and policymakers committed to reducing food waste in the United States, has named Chris Cochran, Walmart’s senior manager of Corporate Sustainability, as its first executive director, effective in April.
A private equity firm and a group of venture capital investors have exited their investments in two plant-based alternative meat companies. The deals were announced within a week of each other.
Farm management software startups dominate this week's funding brief, while an alternative dairy and cannabis investment company also raised funding.
The Yield Lab has made three new investments of $100k each in agritech startups joining its 2017 cohort in St Louis.
It was a busy week for agtech startups with new partnerships and awards, while regulations around gene-editing make slow progress.
A busy week of fundings saw $89m raised by startups offering technologies from farm-to-fork.
Kuli Kuli is the leading manufacturer and distributor of moringa-based products in the US.
Nicola Kerslake from Newbean Capital and Indoor Ag-Con offers some predictions for the indoor agriculture industry in 2017.
We caught up with Ping Chew, head of Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory for Asia at Rabobank, to get his thoughts on the growing food startup scene in China.
We are very proud of the coverage we've given the food and agriculture technology market over the year, but there are always, of course, stories in other publications that we wish we'd written!
Emily Byrd from Good Food Institute highlights the four areas of cellular ag that need investment before products using the process can be commercialized.
Venture capitalists are predicting that alternative proteins will replace virtual reality as 2017's new hype. But how will this space play out? We speak to GFI's Bruce Friedrich to try and find out.
Feeling reflective as we approach the holiday season and the end of 2016? In this week’s podcast, we talk to two food and agtech experts about the trends they’ve noticed in ag and foodtech in 2016.
The funding comes hot on the heels of AgriProtein, the South African black soldier fly farming company, which raised $17.5 million last month.
We caught up with Tyson's head of strategy and new ventures Monica McGurk to find out more about the decision to launch Tyson New Ventures earlier this week.
This values the company at $117 million making AgriProtein not only one of the best-funded insect farming businesses globally with around $30 million raised to-date but the most valuable, according to its founders.
French startup Algama raised a $3.76 million venture round led by Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s venture arm Horizons Ventures as algae continues to make new waves with diversified uses.
Ahead of FoodBytes! in Boulder and Sydney, Rabobank's Manuel Gonzalez and Nick Fereday write about the increasing role of innovation in our food chain today.