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FoodTech Sustainability

SimpliiGood, Haifa Group co-pioneer sustainable closed-loop spirulina production

International plant nutrition leader, Haifa Group, Ltd., and food-tech innovator, SimpliiGood by AlgaeCore Technologies Ltd., have joined forces to optimize the SimpliiGood spirulina supply chain while promoting their net zero goals. This partnership delivers benefits to both companies’ products and bottom lines in the short term. It also positions them to create a sustainable circular […]

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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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AgTech Precision Agriculture Sustainability

NuWay-K&H Cooperative invests in Greeneye Technology system to unlock benefits of precision spraying for members and enable greater collaboration with sustainability partners

NuWay-K&H Cooperative has announced a major extension to its agtech offering following the purchase of a Greeneye Technology precision spraying system. NuWay-K&H will use the Greeneye system to offer selective spraying-as-a-service initially to its farmer members in Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa, enabling them to significantly reduce herbicide use, increase the efficacy of their weed […]

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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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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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BigSis closes Series A at £4.5m

BigSis, the British-based agtech start-up using AI and robotics to provide chemical-free insect control to the world’s farmers and growers, has announced the successful closure of its over-subscribed Series A round at £4.5 million. The round was led by Regenerate Ventures, the specialist agricultural innovation fund focused on the decarbonisation and sustainability of food production. […]

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AgTech Imagery Sustainability

Tremap gives citizen scientists access to first global platform for tree recording

As international governments propose ambitious tree planting programmes to reverse habitat degradation, one key challenge is being overlooked: “we don’t have a reliable way of knowing what trees we have,” said Jonathon Jones, Founder and CEO of Tremap, presenting at Agri-TechE’s REAP 2022 Start-Up Showcase. The Cornwall-based agri-tech start-up has created the world’s first global […]

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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 […]