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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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FoodTech Fruit Juices Natural Ingredients

Resorcix, Gat Foods launch natural solution for preventing TAB spoilage

Gat Foods, part of International Beer Breweries, Ltd. (IBBL), and Israeli startup Resorcix, Ltd., introduce FLAVORWATCHTM, a breakthrough natural, botanical ingredient with inherent ability to prevent Thermophillic Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB) spoilage in clear, fruit-based beverages. FLAVORWATCH maintains the beverages’ organoleptic characteristics, fully retaining original flavor throughout the shelf life, and delivering a durable sensory experience […]

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Agriculture AgTech Imagery Sustainability

Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund Co-invests with Trendlines in TierraSpec

The Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund (“the Fund”), set up by Bayer CropScience LP (“Bayer”) and The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”) (SGX: 42T; OTCQX: TRNLY), announced the establishment of TierraSpec Ltd. (“TierraSpec”), a new company focused on real-time remote measurement and validation of carbon sequestration in agricultural soil to allow the issue of carbon credits […]

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AgTech Vertical Farming

AVF White Paper – Towards sustainable food systems

Global population growth is directly linked to the continuous depletion of our resources. Food production and agriculture practices of today will not be affordable for humanity in the future and land-system change by deforestation for agricultural practices is one of the worst anthropogenic alterations of natural environments. The inefficient use of fertilizers contributes to pollution […]

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Agriculture AgTech Food Security Protein

Eat Well Group’s Portfolio Company to Expand Global Pulse Production, Comments on Food Security

Eat Well Investment Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Eat Well Group” or “EWG”) (CN:EWG) (US:EWGFF) (FRA:6BC0) announces its portfolio company, Belle Pulses (“Belle”), plans to upgrade and expand its production facilities to meet recent demand increases caused by the global food supply chain crisis. “Belle processes crops that are considered nitrogen fixers and typically require less fertilizer than other common […]

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AgTech Digital Solutions Fund Raise

Fruit Yield Management Company, FruitSpec, Raises $5M Funding Round to Scale Globally 

FruitSpec, is pleased to announce that it has completed an investment round of $5 million led by Amathaon Capital, a European agtech investment company, Ocean Azul, a North American early stage venture capital firm and Smart-Agro, an R&D partnership traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange specializing in agro-food investments. The round was supported by current […]

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AgTech Imagery Precision Agriculture

Can technology democratise quality control in agriculture?

GoMicro’s  phone-based, low-cost grain quality control (QC) system allows anyone with a mobile phone and GoMicro’s Assess app to QC grain to standards achieved by the best flatbed grain assessment technology.   Flatbed scanning machines, costing in excess of a thousand dollars, are capable of scanning only about 200 grains at a time. By contrast, […]

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FoodTech Startups

How Ajinomatrix is digitizing the measurements of the senses of taste and smell for the food industry?

Founder Institute HQ Palo Alto journalist Dustin Betz interviewed Ajinomatrix.org Founder and CEO François Wayenberg. Here is the full transcript. Dustin Betz: Introduce yourself – speak a little about your own background, professional and/or personal experiences and motivations that led you to founding Ajinomatrix. François Wayenberg: I’m graduated from the university of Brussels, economist, and industrial […]

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Blockchain FoodTech Traceability

uLikeKorea launches a new block-chain tech-based ‘Hanwoo’ brand

Develops transparent trace system for livestock to show health, management, and processing history uLikeKorea, led by CEO Kim Hee-jin, announced on Sept. 16 that based on the AI and block-chain based platform technology developed by uLikeKorea, it has entered the Hanwoo B2C market under the brand “Wanbyuk-han (meaning “perfect Korean beef”).” uLikeKorea used the block-chain […]

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Food Safety FoodTech Nutrition Precision Agriculture

With more focus on safety, why is it still hard to find healthy food?

We are willing to pay more for better-quality food. Why can’t we then choose between an OK apple and a super nutritious one at the store?   Food safety is increasingly becoming the dominant topic of conversations across the developed world. Over the past decades, the focus was on securing as much food as possible; however, for years now, that […]