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 16, 2016

Terramera Raises Venture Capital Funding

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 […]
September 12, 2016

Term Sheet — Monday, September 12

Blue Prairie Brands Inc., a Scottsbluff, Neb.-based “functional food” startup, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. S2G Ventures led the round, and was joined by Middleland […]
July 28, 2016

Good Eggs Raises $15m in Venture Capital Funding

Good Eggs, a San Francisco, CA-based online market that delivers groceries to customers’ homes, raised $15m in vc funding. Backers included Index Ventures, Obvious Ventures, Uprising, DNS Capital, Collaborative Fund, S2G Ventures, and some angels.
June 19, 2016

Why General Mills and Campbell Soup Are Investing in Up-and-Coming Food Brands

With cereal sales taking a dive over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and younger consumers, in particular, gravitating toward healthy, organic snacks or fresh fruits and vegetables, CPG giants are looking for ways to innovate and enter new product categories.
June 8, 2016

Oakland startup lands big funding round to ‘undo’ food

Back to the Roots may have come from humble beginnings, but what started with a grow-your-own mushroom kit has turned into a national brand with products in over 14,000 stores.
May 26, 2016

Investors dish on food-tech startups that tantalize

The rate of investment in food-tech startups has slowed a bit over the last year, but a new generation of health-conscious, choosier consumers and a more polished batch of entrepreneurs are keeping the venture capital spigot open, according to investors at an industry conference Wednesday.
May 21, 2016

Ag-Bio Cleantech Startup Terramera Raises Venture Capital Funding Round

Terramera, a Vancouver, Canada-based developer of proprietary platforms that stabilize and deliver complex plant biochemicals, raised a funding round of undisclosed amount.
May 20, 2016

Terramera Closes Financing Led By Seed 2 Growth Ventures

Seed 2 Growth Ventures (S2G), a Chicago-based VC that has quickly become the leader in sustainable food and agriculture investments, has led an investment in Vancouver-based Terramera, Inc. Both companies are aligned in their focus to support sustainable agriculture while increasing farm yields.