September 18, 2017

Naturex strikes global distribution deal with Mycotech for vegan mushroom protein: ‘We could see they had something new’

Natural ingredients giant Naturex has struck a global distribution deal with MycoTechnology, the fungi-fueled start-up behind Pure Taste fermented shiitake vegetable protein: a high-profile new entrant […]
September 15, 2017

Kellogg’s capital fund among financiers of US$35m for MycoTechnology

Kellogg’s investment fund Eighteen94Capital is among a number of investors to put US$35m into MycoTechnology, a US company that uses mushrooms to create ingredients for the […]
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

Ex-Annie’s CEO John Foraker, Jennifer Garner Join Baby Food Startup

John Foraker, the CEO who transformed Annie Withey’s feisty mac & cheese startup into a line of organic products General Mills was willing to shell out […]
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 […]