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5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip ...
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Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box

Recently, Food Tank, Seeds & Chips, and Mondelēz International co-hosted a panel in Milan, Italy, featuring Danielle Gould, Founder and CEO of Food+Tech Connect; ...
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Will people eat lab-grown insects in the future

Over half of U.S. consumers say that they would not eat food made with cricket flour. Only a third of diners in the U.S ...
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Interesting facts about the global Spice Industry

It is the middle of the year already – amazing how time flies by when you are having fun! The ...
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Powerful women shaping the future of food

According to the 2018 Fortune report, only 24 of the 500 most profitable companies in America have female CEOs, a 25% ...
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Three ingredients for food startup success

It’s a recipe for success when a small food startup can blend a great idea with the expertise of a ...
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Top 20 innovative food startups in 2018

Innovative Food is a category of agrifood tech startups encompassing novel food products and ingredients such as alternative meat – both ...
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Frutem – we change procurement

We have just come from the SeedsandChips summit in Milan where we met with interesting people and amazing new agritech ...
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Some scientists are nervous about genetically engineered food

Synthetic food companies could gravely impact our health, environment, and economy, but the fact is that we’re in the dark ...
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Food Startups target older Customers

While some plant-based food brands focus on younger consumers–Oatly, for example, talks about the “post-milk generation” that drinks its vegan ...
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Investing in Food and Drinks – the Emergence of Food Startups

According to  research reports published by PwC, the world population is expected to increase by 1 billion over a 15 ...
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MIT improves and optimises basil flavours

The days when you could simply grow a basil plant from a seed by placing it on your windowsill and ...
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Startups leading the food innovation industry in 2019

We need 60% more food than we are currently producing today to feed the growing population which is estimated to ...
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Farm drones – will it change the way we eat?

Five years ago, almost no one knew what AgTech was. Inside the industry, we didn’t even know what to call ...
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The Artificial Intelligence Diet

Eric Topol (@EricTopol), a cardiologist and professor of molecular medicine, is the executive vice president of Scripps Research. He is ...
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Sustainable Tech: Top Innovations Set To Transform Our Lives

Researchers unveiled a raft of innovations earlier this month that they claim will "change our lives the most over the ...
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The challenges of feeding the world in the face of climate change

An interview with Ndoni Mcunu “Nine years into my research and academic career, one of the most common questions I ...
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City farms lead the food revolution on rooftops and in tunnels

Salad plants are already being grown in old bomb shelters but floating dairy farms, tunnels and 16-storey food towers could ...
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Tech Investors are dumping millions in food start-ups

Thousands of gadgets and gizmos were unveiled at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, but the product taking top marks wasn't ...
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The future of the grocery store

Time is our most precious commodity. Yet Americans make over 24 million trips to the grocery store every day, driving ...
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5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip ...
Read More

Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box

Recently, Food Tank, Seeds & Chips, and Mondelēz International co-hosted a panel in Milan, Italy, featuring Danielle Gould, Founder and CEO of Food+Tech Connect; ...
Read More

Will people eat lab-grown insects in the future

Over half of U.S. consumers say that they would not eat food made with cricket flour. Only a third of diners in the U.S ...
Read More

Interesting facts about the global Spice Industry

It is the middle of the year already – amazing how time flies by when you are having fun! The ...
Read More

Powerful women shaping the future of food

According to the 2018 Fortune report, only 24 of the 500 most profitable companies in America have female CEOs, a 25% ...
Read More

Three ingredients for food startup success

It’s a recipe for success when a small food startup can blend a great idea with the expertise of a ...
Read More

Top 20 innovative food startups in 2018

Innovative Food is a category of agrifood tech startups encompassing novel food products and ingredients such as alternative meat – both ...
Read More

Frutem – we change procurement

We have just come from the SeedsandChips summit in Milan where we met with interesting people and amazing new agritech ...
Read More

Some scientists are nervous about genetically engineered food

Synthetic food companies could gravely impact our health, environment, and economy, but the fact is that we’re in the dark ...
Read More

Food Startups target older Customers

While some plant-based food brands focus on younger consumers–Oatly, for example, talks about the “post-milk generation” that drinks its vegan ...
Read More

5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip ...
Read More

Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box

Recently, Food Tank, Seeds & Chips, and Mondelēz International co-hosted a panel in Milan, Italy, featuring Danielle Gould, Founder and CEO of Food+Tech Connect; ...
Read More

Will people eat lab-grown insects in the future

Over half of U.S. consumers say that they would not eat food made with cricket flour. Only a third of diners in the U.S ...
Read More

Interesting facts about the global Spice Industry

It is the middle of the year already – amazing how time flies by when you are having fun! The ...
Read More

Powerful women shaping the future of food

According to the 2018 Fortune report, only 24 of the 500 most profitable companies in America have female CEOs, a 25% ...
Read More

Three ingredients for food startup success

It’s a recipe for success when a small food startup can blend a great idea with the expertise of a ...
Read More

Top 20 innovative food startups in 2018

Innovative Food is a category of agrifood tech startups encompassing novel food products and ingredients such as alternative meat – both ...
Read More

Frutem – we change procurement

We have just come from the SeedsandChips summit in Milan where we met with interesting people and amazing new agritech ...
Read More

Some scientists are nervous about genetically engineered food

Synthetic food companies could gravely impact our health, environment, and economy, but the fact is that we’re in the dark ...
Read More

Food Startups target older Customers

While some plant-based food brands focus on younger consumers–Oatly, for example, talks about the “post-milk generation” that drinks its vegan ...
Read More

5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip ...
Read More
Cost of food

What’s the Real Cost of our Food?

Typically, agricultural productivity is generally measured by yield and cost per hectare. This metric, however, provides us with an incomplete ...
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5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip ...
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SFI Crop Report for December 2018

China + Vietnam IQF Fruit & Vegetable Crop Report – Dec 2018

SFI ASIA CO LTD reported the following on Nov-Dec 2018 crop information for frozen fruit and vegetables: CHINA Water chestnuts ...
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Cost of food

What’s the Real Cost of our Food?

Typically, agricultural productivity is generally measured by yield and cost per hectare. This metric, however, provides us with an incomplete ...
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bees

The Blueberries & The Bees

We don’t always realise how important bees are to our livelihood, but one great example is the necessity for bees ...
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5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip ...
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Almond & Macadamia Nuts in High Demand

US almond crop prospects have improved recently, resulting in some cheaper offers, and prices could retreat further still, according to ...
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Peanuts and Pecans

Cost of Peanuts & Pecans on the Rise

Read all about how the Argentine shortfall is pushing up peanut costs and why pecans are still expensive… Argentine shortfall ...
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vanilla

Madagascar to Expand its Vanilla Growing Regions

Vanilla is flavouring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla and is the second most expensive spice after saffron because growing ...
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Cost of food

What’s the Real Cost of our Food?

Typically, agricultural productivity is generally measured by yield and cost per hectare. This metric, however, provides us with an incomplete ...
Read More
macadamia nuts

Macadamias: The Superfood that’s Good for You and Your Portfolio

The macadamia nut industry may be young but it’s developing at a rapid pace because of growing global market demand ...
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Transplanter

Vertical Farms run by Robots: The Future of Indoor Agriculture

Back in the good old days, farming was easy. Throw some seeds in the ground, keep it watered, pray to ...
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Virtual Reality

Can Virtual Reality Make Food Taste Better?

A Cornell University study has shown that even VR environments can change our perception of taste. If you order a lasagne while dining ...
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edible bar codes

6 Technologies That Could Shake The Food World

Printed meals, edible bar codes and facial-recognition technology for cows, a machine that prints chicken nuggets, fake shrimp made out ...
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Indira Nooyi

Indra Nooyi to Step Down as PepsiCo’s CEO

One of the world’s most influential women in business and most prominent female CEO, and PepsiCo’s fifth CEO in its ...
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