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AgTech AI Imagery

AI certification de-risks AgTrade  

AgriTrade auction platform builder ConnectOne will be using GoMicro’s phone-based AI assessment technology to create quality certificates for online cardamon trade. Human quality assessment is subjective. Quality standards differ from assessor to assessor, company to company, and country to country. GoMicro will soon eliminate this subjectivity through accurate AI-based assessment. “We are impressed with GoMicro’s […]

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Food Loss/Waste Natural Ingredients Sustainability

ANINA transforms ugly veg into artistic ready meal

FoodTech start-up ANINA Culinary Art, Ltd. is reshaping the future of ready meals by merging art with technology through a culinary experience of meals from upcycled vegetables. Each whole “meal-in-a-pod” is all-natural, loaded with nutrients, and made from so-called “ugly” vegetables. ANINA in a Nutshell The ANINA pod is a complete meal made from vegetables […]

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Plant-based Foods Protein

Functionally charged proteins clean up labels in meat alternatives

Meala’s activated protein platform replaces methylcellulose and artificial fillers, boosts sensory attributes. Start-up Meala FoodTech Ltd. is breaking new ground in cleaning up labels in meat analogs using veggie protein. Meala’s proprietary platform creates functionally activated proteins designed to replace 1:1 methylcellulose and other hydrocolloid and gums widely used in meat replacements as binding and […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Plant-based Foods

PeakBridge Growth II Fund finalises its first two investments 

PeakBridge, a member of the Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity partnership, is a pioneering global impact fund manager in Agri-FoodTech. PeakBridge focuses on scalable, patented, and sustainable technologies addressing long term environmental and nutrition challenges in agri-food chains. PeakBridge’s Growth II Fund (SFDR 9) made its first investments in Dutch company Rival Foods and French […]

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FoodTech Meat Plant-based Foods

Redefine Meat launches in Finland, partnering with MeEat to distribute New-Meat™ to restaurants nationwide

New-MeatTM pioneer, Redefine Meat, announces its expansion into Finland, partnering with local plant-based manufacturer and distributor, MeEat, to distribute Redefine Meat’s breakthrough plant-based product range to restaurants nationwide. Having been adopted by leading high-end chefs across Europe, the collaboration will provide Finnish restaurants, for the first time, access to plant-based premium cuts and minced products […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Meat

BioBetter lands USD10M funding to relieve cultivated meat’s bottleneck using tobacco plants

FoodTech start-up BioBetter, Ltd., has secured USD10M in its A –round funding. The round was led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), with additional investment from Milk & Honey Ventures and the Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA). This significant injection of capital will be instrumental in accelerating cell-cultured meat closer to its ambitions for broad scale production. […]

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AgTech AI Precision Agriculture

Driving innovation in agriculture with synthetic data

Data is the cornerstone of agricultural product innovation. It’s necessary to develop products, meet regulatory requirements, discover new mechanisms, and educate the market on how to optimize the use of agriculture inputs and practices. Today, huge amounts of data are collected around various parameters including soil data, rainfall, water usage, fertilizer needs, crop health, quality, […]

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FoodTech Meat Research

FoodTech start-up moves cell-cultured seafood closer to nature

With the dawn of the cell-cultured seafood making waves, a new player has landed. FoodTech start-up Forsea Foods, Ltd. announces it has brought this novel concept closer to natural perfection through its patented organoid technology.  Previously used in developmental biology, medicine and research, organoids are stem cell-derived, three-dimensional tissue structures that when used in cell-cultured […]

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BioTech Research Sustainability

The innovative circular technologies of URBIOFIN project for municipal waste management are ready to be implemented Europe-wide

The majority of the municipal biowaste generated in Europe is managed by landfilling and incineration thus missing out on its valorisation potential. In coherence with the EU legislation, the organic fraction of municipal waste should be treated using novel treatment methods based on green technologies, and the potential to be further valorised to bio-based products. […]

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AgTech Precision Agriculture Research

Agricultural research leaders worldwide team up to launch landmark open data crop nutrition platform

Marking a major advance in improving crop health and nutrition worldwide, the Consortium for Precision Crop Nutrition (CPCN) and Agmatix launched a unique global platform designed to drive international research collaboration and expand open access to crop nutrient data to farmers, their advisers and policy makers. The online platform, powered by the Agmatix Insights solution […]