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 25, 2016

Ripple is a Silicon Valley-based startup making milk from peas

The Bay Area fosters a culture of forward thinkers and new ways to solve problems in our world, including in our food system. Ripple Foods is one such startup […]
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.
May 19, 2016

General Mills Adds Kite Hill to Food Start-Up Investments

General Mills, one of America’s corporate food titans, is quietly establishing itself in venture capital, investing in some of the hottest new food companies.
May 14, 2016

As tastes shift, Big Food devours smaller, health-focused companies to survive

The social media reaction was both swift and expected last year when news broke that Oreo-maker Mondelez International acquired Enjoy Life Foods, the Chicago-based manufacturer of health-conscious foods free of common allergens.
May 10, 2016

Blue Apron, Sweetgreen and Maple founders on how to grow your food startup

The food industry is going through an interesting shift in the U.S. We’re moving away from an era of processed food and microwave meals, to one […]
April 18, 2016

This Pea-Based Milk Is Healthier Than Almond Milk, And Actually Tastes Almost Like Milk

After building Method, the sustainable soap brand, into a $100 million-plus business, cofounder Adam Lowry probably could have retired. Instead, he tackled a new problem: the […]
March 25, 2016

‘Good Food’ movement grows up, gets paid

Imagine standing on a stage in front of hundreds of strangers. You need their money to help finance your dream business. You have seven minutes to make the pitch. You'd be nervous, right?