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AgTech startup E-TERRY closes first investment round to propel sustainable food production

Erfurt-based robotics startup E-TERRY has successfully closed its first financing round in the seven-figure range. Several investors, including beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh (bm|t) as lead investor, as well as FutureWork Verwaltungsgesellschaft, Dr. Thomas Gnefkow and Christoph Ratke invest in the company which was founded in 2022. The three founders Michael Rieke, Martha Wenzel and Fabian Rösler […]

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ICL invests in breakthrough sustainable protein ingredients startup Arkeon

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced its AgriFood innovation and investment platform, ICL Planet Startup Hub, has invested €2.75 million in Arkeon, GmbH. The investment will support Arkeon’s innovative and sustainable one-step fermentation bioprocess, which creates completely customizable protein ingredients by capturing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) […]

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Sucafina and ProfilePrint announce co-investment in Csmart

Sucafina – a leading sustainable Farm to Roaster, Swiss-based coffee company – and ProfilePrint – a Singapore-based AI-driven predictive and prescriptive food ingredient profiler – have announced a co-investment in Csmart, a Brazil-based developer of AI-powered image recognition technologies for green coffee grading. “We feel confident that Csmart’s proven image recognition technology will bring shared […]

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Voltiris raises CHF 1.4M Pre-Seed investment round to help greenhouses save energy and reduce carbon footprint

Voltiris, an innovative energy company founded by Swiss entrepreneurs Nicolas Weber, Jonas Roch and Dominik Blaser has raised a CHF 1.4M Pre-Seed round to accelerate the development and commercialisation of the company’s novel solar modules technology for greenhouses by expanding commercial pilots, setting the ground for industrial production, and adding key competencies to the existing […]

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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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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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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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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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ProfilePrint closes Series A1 with Cargill, bringing five of the world’s largest food ingredient corporations together as investors

Singapore’s ProfilePrint, a pioneering solutions provider to grade food ingredients using A.I. technology, has added U.S.-based Cargill (one of the world’s leading global food suppliers), to its panel of strategic shareholders through its Series A1 funding round. To date, the other strategic shareholders are Louis Dreyfus Company (Netherland-headquartered world leading merchant and processor of agricultural […]

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BioTech FoodTech Fund Raise Natural Ingredients

Biotech Food Colorant Startup Phytolon Closes $14.5 Million Series A Funding Round, Led by DSM Venturing

Phytolon, a developer of fermentation-based natural food colors, announced today it has secured $14.5 million in funding, led by DSM Venturing, to further progress its technology towards commercialization, with participation from Cibus Fund, Ginkgo Bioworks (in-kind investment in the form of Foundry services) and The Trendlines Agrifood Fund. Participation in this Series A also includes […]