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.
Kirchner Food Fellowship, the agricultural impact investment arm of merchant bank Kirchner Group, has invested in Till Mobile, a supply chain communications company for the developed and emerging markets.
Fish traceability, Paine & Partners Verdesian Life Sciences, farmland investment, GMO labeling, and dangerous pesticides make up this week's Industry-in-Brief.
Meadow is a Y Combinator alumnus and raised the funding from an impressive line-up of mainstream tech entrepreneurs and investors.
Until about five years ago, traceability in the seafood industry was virtually non-existent. Now startups are emerging to tackle different parts of the supply chain.
Steve Pitstick manages Pitstick Farms in Maple Park, Illinois and recently attended and spoke at PrecisionAg Innovation Series. Here he tells us some of his key takeaways from the day.
AgFunderNews caught up with McDonald's UK supply chain director Connor McVeigh to find out more about the fast food restaurant chain's influence on farming practices and his views on agriculture technology.
As consumers scramble to find a bird to roast this holiday season, a non-profit organization has launched a new website to help them: BuyingPoultry.com.