Topic: Nutrition

Terramera Raises Venture Capital Funding

September 26, 2016 | Written by
Category: AgTech, News, Nutrition

Terramera Inc., a Vancouver, Canada-based company with a technology for pest and disease control, raised a venture capital funding round.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The company intends to use the capital to get products to market and increase R&D efforts.

Backers included Ikea GreenTech, an IKEA Group venture capital company, Seed 2 Growth Ventures (S2G), ACA Investments, Bold Capital Partners, Renewal Funds, Maumee Ventures and Export Development Canada (EDC). read full article

Millennials are killing a $1 billion diet staple

September 21, 2016 | Written by
Category: News, Nutrition

Forget about the fall of cereal — another breakfast item is in trouble as health trends shift among young Americans.

Light yogurt sales fell 8.5% in the past year ending in late September, dropping $200 million from roughly $1.2 billion to $1 billion, according to Nielsen data. Wider yogurt industry sales declined 1.5%, the fourth consecutive year of falling sales. read full article

MycoTechnology Inc., Trailblazer of the Anti-sugar Revolution

September 20, 2016 | Written by
Category: Food-Tech, News, Nutrition

MycoTechnology Inc. believes the key to lessening added sugars in food can be instituted in gourmand fungi. Established in 2013 in Denver, the brand has invented an all-natural fermentation process called MycoSmooth wherein mycelium (mushroom roots) is fermented to devour bitterness from foods and re-infuse the source with immune enhancing beta glucans. The process does sound alien. Nonetheless, it is a function that mushrooms naturally adapt. They operate as the cleaning squad of the forest, heaving toxins out of the soil and reimbursing nutrients to the tree-roots. read full article