September 13, 2017

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. read full article
September 12, 2017

Former Annie’s president in new venture

SAN DIEGO — John Foraker, who stepped down as president of the Annie’s operating unit of General Mills, Inc. in early August to “pursue another opportunity,” […]
September 12, 2017

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches Novel Genome Editing CRISPR 3.0 Technology

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company that uses cloud biology to unlock the genetic potential of plants, today announced […]
September 7, 2017

NewLeaf Symbiotics Completes Second Close of $30M Series C Financing

NewLeaf Symbiotics, a St. Louis, MO-based agriculture biologicals company, completed the second close of its $30m series C financing. S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) joined Monsanto […]
September 6, 2017

Western Growers, S2G Ventures launch AgSharks event

Agricultural technology startups will pitch to a six-person panel of investors and growers at new Western Growers event AgSharks. A nod to the popular TV show […]
February 10, 2017

Kellogg invests in ‘superfood’ snack bar maker

Kellogg Co.’s venture capital fund, eighteen94 capital, led a $4.25 million Series A funding of Kuli Kuli, a maker of nutrition bars, powders and beverages featuring […]
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 […]