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Swiss foodtech startup yamo raises €10.1 million

Foodtech startup, yamo, that produces and sells healthier food for babies and young children has announced it has closed a €10.1 million Series A funding round to expand into France and add further products for children. The latest round from France-based Five Seasons Ventures, Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, Ringier Digital Ventures, Müller Ventures, btov Partners, Polytech […]

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Soil scientist Dr. Rattan Lal has been selected as this year’s World Food Prize Laureate

Eminent Indian-American soil scientist Dr. Rattan Lal has been selected as this year’s World Food Prize Laureate and will receive a $250,000 award for his work in promoting soils for sustainable development. Dr Lal, 75, is named as the 2020 World Food Prize Laureate for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production […]

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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

“Regenerative Agriculture” describes farming and grazing practices that, among other benefits, reverse climate change by rebuilding soil organic matter and restoring degraded soil biodiversity – resulting in both carbon drawdown and improving the water cycle. It involves, incorporating permaculture and organic farming practices, including conservation tillage, cover crops, crop rotation, composting, mobile animal shelters and […]

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Digital School of Food and Agriculture Launches Free Education App

Earlier this week, Digital School of Food and Agriculture launched a free mobile app focussed on delivering high quality education for the Food & Agriculture sector. All courses have been developed alongside industry experts and are delivered completely free to anyone who downloads the app. With this move, the School moves closer towards its goal […]

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Organic: Still a trend-setter in food and agriculture

Today’s increasingly sophisticated and knowledgeable consumers are demanding ones. They want their food to be clean, transparent, fresh and sustainable. They’re looking for high-quality food that has been grown and raised in environmentally friendly and animal humane ways. Those traits are all identified with organic, and organic sales have reached unprecedented levels around the world. […]

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“Organic” an important agricultural trend in Germany

Organic agriculture aims to produce healthy food while protecting natural ecosystems. Almost 34,000 farms (which corresponds to 12.6 percent of all agricultural businesses) managed an area of ​​over 1.6 million hectares in Germany in 2019, and 10.1 percent more than a tenth German acreage according to the rules of organic farming. From 2008 to 2019, […]