September 28, 2019

Bankrolling start-ups: What are investors looking for in alternative proteins?

… Significant investment is required to get innovative protein start-ups off the ground. So what are investors looking for when deciding to bankroll new talent? And […]
September 5, 2019

Canadian plant cell tech start-up Terramera raises $45m

…The start-up behind technology that could sharply reduce the amount of plant pesticides as well as enhance the effectiveness of natural and organic crop protection has […]
September 5, 2019

Farming is the world’s most important career — that’s why it needs a new image

… It seems to me that what’s needed is a rebrand of sorts — a concerted effort to separate myth from fact and promote the potential […]
August 26, 2019

We’re looking for cutting-edge startups in food & agriculture to join the 2019 AgSharks. Sound like you?

AgSharks is a pitch competition for cutting-edge startups in Food & Ag providing new tools and technologies to support a more sustainable and nutritious food system. 
August 22, 2019

Corwin Heatwole believes the home team can produce a better bird

…What makes a certified-organic chicken? No antibiotics. Less-crowded living conditions. Access to pasture and sunlight. Organic feed and bugs and wild greens to munch on. Heatwole’s idea […]
August 22, 2019

Applications open for AgSharks startup pitch competition

… “For three years, Western Growers has come together with S2G to provide this unique opportunity for startups to receive the feedback and seed money needed for […]
August 22, 2019

Apeel Sciences unveils supplier network

…”Apeel’s supplier network allows us to connect with retailers and other companies who look to technology for solutions that deliver superior products, increase profits and reduce […]
August 14, 2019

Investors put $13M behind Hazel Technologies’ packets to reduce food waste

…Chicago-based startup Hazel Technologies closed a $13 million Series B round of funding for its shelf life-extending sachets. It was led by Pangea Ventures and S2G Ventures… […]
June 18, 2019

Intelligent Growth Solutions Attracts £5.4 Million Series A Funding to Achieve Global Growth in Vertical Farming

…IGS supplies highly sophisticated plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms to enable the efficient production of food in any location around the world… read full […]