October 24, 2018

SafeTraces launches sanitation verification system

SafeTraces is promoting its new-to-market sanitation verification solution and its patented DNA barcode application system for fresh produce items. The company’s solution puts a DNA-based tracer […]
October 18, 2018

Food traceability firm SafeTraces receives $10m in financing round

“US food traceability company SafeTraces has secured $10 million in a funding round led by S2G Ventures and Bunge Ventures, the venture capital arm of Bunge. […]
October 12, 2018

Why Big Food is startup shopping in Chicago

Chicago is quickly becoming a hotbed of investment for startups in the food industry, befitting in the city’s history of being the world’s hog butcher and […]
October 10, 2018

Once Upon a Farm secures $20 million investment

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October 2, 2018

Six Technologies That Could Shake the Food World

WSJ Reports: Technology “…The food industry has been taking heat from consumers and critics who are demanding healthier ingredients, transparency about where their meals come from […]
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 […]