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AgTech FoodTech Startups

StartLife partners with impact investor Astanor Ventures to help scale up disruptive agrifoodtech

Agrifoodtech accelerator StartLife has partnered with Astanor, a venture capital fund uniquely focused on supporting and scaling disruptive solutions to some of the most urgent global needs in food and agriculture. Together they aim to maximise impact by helping startups grow internationally. The partnership connects StartLife’s large network of startups with Europe’s largest impact investor […]

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FoodTech Fresh Produce Packaging

StePac’s Automated Packaging Formats Reign on the Chile-China Route

StePac Ltd.’s lean, automated Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) solutions gained rave reviews among Chilean cherry packers and exporters especially during the recent China cherry export season ahead of the recent Chinese New Year celebrations. The novel packaging formats have proven instrumental in helping the packers make the transition from manual to faster and more efficient […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise

ProfilePrint, a Singapore-based A.I.-powered food fingerprint platform, quadrupled its clients in 12 months and closes Series A round comprising the world’s largest food ingredient conglomerates

ProfilePrint, a patented food ingredient A.I. fingerprint platform, announced the closing of its Series A funding round at a valuation over three times its pre-series A round last year. ProfilePrint is seeing accelerated growth with four times more clients compared to a year ago for its food ingredient A.I. fingerprint solution driven by strong demand […]

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AgTech Events FoodTech Medical Cannabis

Opportunities for the Asian Hemp and CBD Industry: What Lies Ahead?

The medical cannabis market in the Asia Pacific is valued at USD 3.75 billion in 2021 and projected to reach USD 11.49 billion by 2026, forecasted to hike at a decent rate of 25.13%. Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize the production, import, and export of cannabis for medical purposes in […]

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AgTech FinTech Investments

Trendlines Invests in Agri-Fintech Company AgriG8

The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”), is pleased to announce that its fund, The Trendlines Agrifood Fund Pte. Ltd., has invested in AgriG8 Pte Ltd. (“AgriG8”) as its first foray into the thriving agri-fintech space. Co-created in Q3 2021 with Golden Sunland Singapore Pte Ltd (“GSS”), AgriG8 leverages on the diverse experiences of its founders and […]

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AgTech Biostimulant BioTech Climate Change

Turning planet-warming methane into food-growing biostimulants

Indian biotech company String Bio has announced a viable new technology that can turn the greenhouse gas methane into a valuable crop input. Reduction of atmospheric methane – eighty times more potenti as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide – presents the biggest opportunity to slow the pace of global warming, according to climate scientists. […]

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FoodTech Fresh Produce Packaging

StePac Launches Lean and Fully Recyclable Top Seal Solution

Attractive top-seals extend shelf life of fresh fruits and ready-to-eat salads. Tefen, Israel – Fresh produce packaging innovators, StePac Ltd. has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to boost the retail fresh produce packaging sector. Its newly upgraded portfolio includes lean and fully recyclable easy peel film structures designed to be sealed […]

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FoodTech Fruits Nutrition Sustainability

CarobWay Explores The Hidden Gems of Carob, Sustainably

“CarobWay foodTech start-up paths the way to sustainable, advanced agriculture and guaranty fair-trade to the growers.”

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Agriculture AgTech Biostimulant

Technology, uncertainty and change – A turning point for the US biostimulant industry?

Those who follow the US agriculture sector are constantly seeing news about innovations coupled with partnership and acquisition announcements. It can be hard to distinguish technological breakthroughs from hype. We hear swirling promises, feel lingering uncertainties, and yearn for demonstrated technological proofs. How do ‘cold hard facts’ really affect the commercial trajectory of a new […]

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Digital Solutions Events FoodTech Fund Raise

Join Foodland Ventures on July 22nd for The Food Tech Demo Day

As the first foodtech-focused accelerator & fund in Taiwan, Foodland Ventures is dedicated to building a global ecosystem of foodtech founders, investors and industry partners. For our accelerator first batch, 6 companies operating across APAC and North America will showcase their business plans and future expansions. The batch includes startups in the categories of cloud […]