Good health starts with safe food and the latest innovations for preventing contamination are explored at the annual CIFSQ Conference. Each year up to 1,000 delegates including 140 speakers from 30 nations attend to address common challenges facing the industry such as anti microbial resistance, food fraud, next generation sequencing, etc..
Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit, an industry leading exhibition in creating innovative ecosystems in the European and Global Agrifood sector. The cities digital transformation is nowadays a reality. Now our bet is for the agrifood sector digital transformation.
QualiTrace, a young Ghanaian startup providing a track & trace solution for agrochemical manufacturers and farmers, is trying to fight this battle that stems from the lack of proper government regulation on imports of agrochemicals.
"We have realized that some companies have gone down the wrong path by adopting the approach of inventing the problem. They find a technology that's exciting and try to force-fit that technology for a problem that they don't have, Suresh Sundararajan tells AgFunderNews.
On our mission to democratize venture capital and increase investment in the food and agriculture industry, our fund is open to accredited investors as well as institutional investors, and we already have commitments from both.
Since raising the first round of Series A funding, SafeTraces gained particular traction in tracing tropical oils to determine the sustainability of the sourcing practices, and also tracing ammonium nitrate fertilizers that can be used in explosives.
If global agricultural production needs to grow by 60% by 2050 to meet global demand, Latin America’s production needs to grow by 80%, according to its market participation and growth potential, write Ciro Echesortu.
Ripe.io creates what it calls a "digital bridge" between farmers, distributors, processors, traders, restaurants, grocers, and consumers to record and share data on aspects of food's journey from farm to fork.
Building on the positive learnings of the 1st edition, the 2nd edition of FoodTrack by Maersk will commence in November 2018 and Maersk is currently accepting applications from agrifood tech startups to take part.
We caught up with Emma Weston, cofounder and CEO of AgriDigital, on the sidelines of the recent World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit to discuss how she sells blockchain technology to different rungs in the supply chain with various levels of fluency, and where new traceability technologies should ultimately be headed.
FoodLogiQ is a single software platform that allows multiple links in the food supply chain to manage the quality and traceability of the food they source and sell, aided by a barcode-based tracking system.
Indoor farming software startup Agrilyst has raised an undisclosed strategic round, bringing in new investors with the aim of expanding the scope of its product offering and entering the Chinese market.
Every year, grocery retailers and food media put out trend lists for the coming year, predicting what’s going to be big in food. A careful look at these lists can help us predict, not what technologies are going to get a vote of confidence from VCs and investors - but rather, which technologies are going to have the attention of consumers in the year ahead.