October 11, 2019

Mission Produce touts innovation at PMA

… Oxnard, Calif.-based Mission Produce is focusing on its partnership with Hazel Technologies Inc., and its Avolast shelf-life extension product … read full article
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 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… […]
July 12, 2018

S2G Ventures Announces Partnership with Former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb to Move Food System Toward Sustainability and Health

CHICAGO – S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth), a Chicago-based venture capital fund, today announced that former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb will serve as Executive-in-Residence, helping […]
July 3, 2018

Produce Industry Ripe For Innovation

How can you drive the industry forward? S2G Blog – July 3, 2018 Consumer purchasing of healthy and ‘fresh’ products is on the rise, in fact […]
June 22, 2018

Inside the Science of Apeel, The Coating That Keeps Your Avocados Fresh!

“…Rotting produce is an inevitability—I for one wouldn’t trust fruit that lasts forever—but that doesn’t mean we have to give in to the forces of decay […]
June 22, 2018

Life after Annie’s: Once Upon a Farm CEO sees great potential for chilled baby food and beyond

It’s easy to look at the Annie’s brand now – which achieved double-digit household penetration during former president and CEO John Foraker’s tenure – and think […]
June 19, 2018

This start-up is using polymer science to make avocados last longer — and it just scored a deal with Costco

The premise of the company is simple: to reduce food waste by extending the shelf life of fruits and vegetables. But the science to do it […]
June 13, 2018

How This Entrepreneur Behind a Multimillion-Dollar Company Is Disrupting the Seafood Industry

Duncan Berry spent his teenage years in the 1960s fishing salmon out of the Pacific Ocean on his family’s commercial vessel. Some 50 years later, he’s […]