October 19, 2017

SafeTraces Raises $6.5m Series A for Traceability Tech

San Francisco-based traceability technology SafeTraces has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round led by impact investor Omidyar Network.  Agrifood tech investors S2G Ventures and Maumee Ventures, along with UL Ventures, City Light Capital, […]
October 19, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the vegan meat business

The CEO of Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat this week (Oct. 17) announced that DiCaprio had added the company to the list of groups that receive his […]
September 20, 2017

MycoTechnology plans to use US$35 million funding for mushroom protein plant

MycoTechnology, an American company that uses mushrooms to improve the taste of food and drinks, closed a US$35 million Series B round of financing with food […]
September 19, 2017

S2G Ventures Secures $180 million for Fund II; Adds Rudberg as Managing Director and COO

S2G Ventures (Seed to Growth) a leading multi-stage investment firm focused on the food and agriculture industry, announced today that it closed on an additional $180 […]
February 8, 2017

Food maker’s VC fund leads $4.2M investment in ‘superfood’ startup

A food maker’s recently announced venture capital fund has made its first investment. Eighteen94 capital, the VC fund of Battle Creek-based Kellogg Company, said last month […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods, a Meat Leader, Invests in Protein Alternatives

Tyson Foods appears to be the first big meat company to invest in a business that, among other things, aims to reduce consumption of chicken, beef and […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods Invests in Startup Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company by sales, on Monday said it took a 5% stake in Beyond Meat, a purveyor of plant-based burger […]
September 20, 2016

MycoTechnology Inc., Trailblazer of the Anti-sugar Revolution

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 […]
September 19, 2016

Sweetgreen’s No Longer Just About Salad

Cult favorite salad spot Sweetgreen is getting into the warm foods game. On Friday, the team launched hot bowls filled with rice or quinoa and topped with veggies and protein […]