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AgTech FoodTech Startups

Foodland Ventures Unveils Batch 2 at AgriFood Tech Demo Day – 5 Innovative Teams Solving Challenges Across the Food Supply Chain

Foodland Ventures, the VC & accelerator built for AgriFood tech founders, has unveiled its latest batch of startups in its 2022 Demo Day held on November 30th. The diverse portfolio consists of 5 teams from Taiwan, Singapore and the US. Global investment in AgriFood Tech hit a record high with USD 51.7 billion in 2021; […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

ICL and Protera Biosciences develop plant-based solutions using AI

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced ICL Food Specialties has joined forces with Protera Biosciences, an AI-driven foodTech start-up and designer of novel proteins, which are used to develop sustainable, highly functional protein-based ingredients for food manufacturers. The partnership follows ICL’s 2021 investment in Protera via ICL Planet […]

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FoodTech Traceability

The GrowHub Innovations Company and Tangobar announces partnership for sustainable regional community development and ASEAN market penetration

The GrowHub Innovations Company (“The GrowHub”), Asia Pacific’s only Web 3-enabled plug-and-play ecosystem builder for food traceability and carbon credits, announced its strategic partnership with Kyoto’s leading craft canning producer and food experience provider Tangobar LLC (“tangobar”). Tangobar is committed to the development of canned foods using local agricultural and marine products as well as […]

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FoodTech Minimally Processed Natural Ingredients

New York start-up unveils plant-based meal replacements

Foodtech start-up Levana Nourishments™ has created a next-generation clean-label nutritional shake that acts as a complete meal replacement. The 100% natural formula combines a short list of gently dehydrated, finely ground plant-based whole foods to deliver a balanced, nutritionally dense, and highly palatable meal replacement. The line of full-meal shakes suits people with special dietary […]

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AgTech BioTech Sustainability

Trendlines invests in Celleste Bio to make our chocolate supply sustainable

The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”) (SGX: 42T; OTCQX: TRNLY), announced the establishment of Celleste Bio (“Celleste”), a new company focused on producing high value cocoa ingredients using cell culture methods, eliminating the dependence on cultivation of cocoa trees. Celleste’s technology will ensure that cocoa yield supply is invariable, not dependent on climate conditions, close to […]

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AgTech Events FoodTech

Experts to award $3 million in prize money and analyze agrifood innovation and sustainability at Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit 

This year’s Summit draws inspiration from Cornell’s 2030 Project, seeking practical, real-world climate solutions.  Grow-NY, the largest global food and agriculture business competition, will host its two-day Food & Ag Summit on Tuesday, Nov. 15 and Wednesday, Nov. 16. The event will take place in Syracuse, NY and virtually. The Summit will include a live […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Sustainability

Forsea attracts USD5.2M to expand cultivated seafood, without harming sea life

Forsea Foods, Ltd., a FoodTech start-up, is the first company to use organoid technology for culturing seafood products. With a goal of redressing the destruction of marine life due to overfishing, Forsea embarked on a mission to cultivate seafood—initially eel meat—without harming sea life. The eel has become an endangered species, while the demand for […]

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FoodTech Packaging Sustainability

Melodea enters US with plastic-free packaging solution

Green-tech start-up Melodea, Ltd., producer of sustainable barrier coatings for packaging, announces plans to expand its eco-friendly solution to the U.S. market. The move is set to support increased production capacity of its novel, plastic-free, plant-based barrier coatings to serve the burgeoning US and South American markets. Melodea will showcase its portfolio of products at […]

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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 […]