Produce farmers from the Salinas Valley to the Hudson Valley are beginning to make sense of a new set of rules that regulate how they do business.
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.
The USDA is shuffling its digital tools to catch up with times while Argentina's government sends millions toward agrifood startups and more in our weekly brief.
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.
SafeTraces technology allows users to place an invisible, seaweed-based DNA tag on individual food items so that their provenance and qualities can be traced and verified throughout the supply chain.
For 2017 UN World Food Day the organization is focusing on the challenges that forced migration brings to the world's 500 million smallholder farms.
IdentiGEN uses proprietary DNA analysis to determine the origin of meat or fish down to the individual animal.
For a large, global agribusiness operating across continents and agricultural commodities like Olam International, accessing detailed information about the people and operations supplying the business, is a struggle.
Arturo Tanus started his job in April 2016 when Chipotle was desperately trying to bring customers back after more than 450 people got sick with food-borne illnesses between August 2015 and February 2016.
Advisory investment group The Mixing Bowl teamed up with Forbes for its New York-based event this year to discuss technology’s role in changing food and farming at scale and consumer food preferences.
Remi Schmaltz, CEO of Decisive Farming, writes about the role software tools will play in enabling transparency in the food chain.
In honor of Thanksgiving, we use the iconic turkey dinner and customary side dishes to see just how technology is disrupting our food supply chain.
To celebrate World Food Day, we’ve put together a collection of stories from the AgFunderNews archives to shed light on some of the technologies that are addressing food security from several perspectives.
Trimble has been slowly, but surely, building up an arsenal of agriculture technologies far beyond the GPS technology which put it on the industry's map.
Emma Weston, CEO of Full Profile, and Sarah Nolet, founder of AgThentic, explain how blockchain is being used in agriculture, and the challenges ahead for this segment of the industry.
Two startups working on food safety and traceability technologies raised funding this week.
Agrivi's $1m Series A follows two recent agtech funding rounds that also attracted investment from large institutional investors in as many weeks.
Food fraud and safety is a growing global concern that’s capturing the attention of an increasing number of resources worldwide, including the Department of Homeland Security.
Trace Register won the contest entitled “Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Fight Labor Trafficking” held by San Francisco-based Humanity United.
The indoor agriculture software service Agrilyst raised the round ahead of a cannabis platform rollout, while 4 M&A deals this week span ingredients, biofuel, meat products, and food e-commerce.