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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 […]

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Precision Agriculture Sustainability

Greeneye precision spraying system reduces non-residual herbicide use by 87% while delivering same efficacy as broadcast spraying, UNL trial finds

Agtech pioneer, Greeneye Technology, announces the results of a field trial undertaken by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Research Division (ARD) to benchmark the performance of its proprietary AI precision spraying system against broadcast application of herbicides. The results reveal the Greeneye system reduced herbicide use in post-emergence applications by 87% – representing a cost […]

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AgTech Fund Raise Traceability

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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Cellular Agriculture Fisheries FoodTech

Shiok Meats and Minh Phu Seafood sign MOU to establish an R&D facility, advancing development and capabilities of Cultivated Seafood

Shiok Meats Pte. Ltd. (Shiok Meats) and Minh Phu Seafood Joint Stock Company (Minh Phu Seafood) announced that they had signed an MOU to cooperatively carry out research and development (R&D) in the production of sustainable seafood, which includes setting up a joint R&D facility in Vietnam. The announcement is a step forward in sustainable […]

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Plant-based Foods Vegan

Five top London restaurants now offering Redefine Meat’s Flank Steak made from plants

New-Meat™ pioneer Redefine Meat has announced that five top restaurants in London, including German Gymnasium, Chotto Matte (Soho & Marylebone), Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar and Mr. White’s, have added Redefine Flank Steak to their menus to expand the selection of premium, sustainable dishes that will satisfy the most demanding meat-lovers. With a level of quality […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

Gavan develops zero-waste plant protein extraction 

Gavan Technologies, Ltd., has developed a novel, waste-free protein extraction method that completes the sustainability loop through the sustainability practice of upcycling. The foodtech start-up supports the circular economy by positioning total plant extraction at the core of its operations. “Our new, multistep technological platform enables us to take any plant source, isolate and extricate […]

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AgTech Biostimulant Precision Agriculture

ICL joins forces with PlantArcBio to boost crop yields

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, and ag-biotech company PlantArcBio, Ltd.(TASE: PLNT), today announced the development of a novel bio-stimulant technology platform, which will improve crop yields while having minimal impact on the environment. The platform successfully uses RNAi technology to maximize a plant’s natural yield increase mechanisms, without any genetic […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods

Selina and Redefine Meat launch one of the world’s largest plant-based hospitality collaborations featuring breakthrough New-Meat™

Selina, the fast-growing lifestyle and experiential hospitality brand targeting millennial and Gen Z travelers, announces a global partnership with Redefine Meat™, the global pioneer of New-Meat™. The collaboration represents one of the largest and most ambitious hospitality plant-based initiatives with Redefine Meat, kicking off Selina’s ultimate goal of shifting menus to greater plant-based options, with […]

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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 […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

ChickP Cracked The Code for Creamy Dairy-Free Barista Beverages

Pure chickpea protein demonstrates high solubility, great flavor and performance in non-dairy creamers. ChickP, Ltd., a foodTech startup, and pioneer in plant-based protein innovation, introduces its protein isolates customized for trendy dairy-alternative barista-style coffee drinks. The company developed an advanced prototype of a chickpea-based milk analog. This plant-based creamer for coffee demonstrates the versatility of […]