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8 Types of Ag-tech Startups

Kraft Heinz recently became the latest food giant to launch a venture fund dedicated to investing in emerging technology that could transform ...
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Billion dollar agri-tech startups disrupting farming

Hauling corn from field to silo on a truck, South Dakota farmer Chet Edinger is having a good harvest. The ...
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A List of Food Tech Startups That Defined 2018 Trends and What to Expect in 2019

As the sun sets on food tech in 2018 and the dawn of a new year arrives, what can we say ...
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Here’s how Blockchain can Return Confidence to Australia’s Food Industry

News of needles in strawberries and fake honey – has put the livelihoods of farmers and the industry’s broader reputation ...
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WhatsApp is Changing the Way India Talks About Food

The application, blamed for all kinds of mayhem on the subcontinent, has proven an attribute for farmers, home cooks and ...
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The Future of Food Is Here, and It Might Just Save Us

German chemist Fritz Haber saved his country from famine. During the late 19th and into the early 20th centuries, Germany’s ...
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Top 5 Food Trends to watch in 2019

Now that 2019 is here, it’s time to look ahead at how people will eat next year. From more automation ...
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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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Research, Research, Research – The Story of Frutem #3

So how do you eat an elephant? Where do you start first when you have embarked on a mission to ...
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Global Food System

The Global Food System is Broken and Needs Radical Reform

The world’s food system is at a tipping point. For every one person suffering from malnutrition, there are two people ...
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Food tech

From Cell to Table: the Evolution of Food

Dumplings stuffed with meat grown from fish cells in Petri dishes. Alcohol brewed from unwanted tofu whey. In Singapore, a ...
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Grape Juice Concentrate Facility

First 100% Owned Japanese Grape Juice Concentrate Facility in Argentina

Kataoka & Co, a 60-year-old Japanese trading company that specialises in food and beverage, became the first Japanese company in ...
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Food Waste

How a Sharing Economy can Chomp Down on Food Waste

It is one of the worst kept secrets of the conventional foodscape: waste. Given our collective glorification of efficiency, it ...
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Robots

Can Robots Make Food That Tastes Better?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about how robots will change the world of restaurants, and it’s no wonder; ...
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Agrifood

Agrifood – the $8 Trillion Industry that’s Worth your Salt

Cannabis-infused drinks. Burgers grown in laboratories. Entire meals in bottles. Consumers, retailers and farmers alike are hungry for the next generation ...
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Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals are in the Hands of Millennials

Unlike the Millenium Development Goals, which were developed in a closed session among UN officials, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were the result of ...
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Pepsi

PepsiCo Fights for Protein with Health Warrior Acquisition

PepsiCo purchased Health Warrior, a brand of plant-based, protein-dense bars, mixes and snacks, for an undisclosed amount, the company announced on ...
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Candy

How Private Label Candy Wins with Consumers

From Aldi to Amazon, private label products seem to be the recipe for success in today’s grocery market. However, there ...
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Just do it

Let’s Just Do It – The Story of Frutem #2

My previous article highlighted the incredible frustration one experiences when you just do it and use current methods of trying ...
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Food Loss

Solving On-Farm Food Loss

“Most losses come from post-harvest to retail,” said Jane Ambuko, Senior Lecturer and Head of Horticulture at the University of ...
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8 Types of Ag-tech Startups

Kraft Heinz recently became the latest food giant to launch a venture fund dedicated to investing in emerging technology that could transform ...
Read More

Billion dollar agri-tech startups disrupting farming

Hauling corn from field to silo on a truck, South Dakota farmer Chet Edinger is having a good harvest. The ...
Read More

A List of Food Tech Startups That Defined 2018 Trends and What to Expect in 2019

As the sun sets on food tech in 2018 and the dawn of a new year arrives, what can we say ...
Read More

Here’s how Blockchain can Return Confidence to Australia’s Food Industry

News of needles in strawberries and fake honey – has put the livelihoods of farmers and the industry’s broader reputation ...
Read More

WhatsApp is Changing the Way India Talks About Food

The application, blamed for all kinds of mayhem on the subcontinent, has proven an attribute for farmers, home cooks and ...
Read More

The Future of Food Is Here, and It Might Just Save Us

German chemist Fritz Haber saved his country from famine. During the late 19th and into the early 20th centuries, Germany’s ...
Read More

Top 5 Food Trends to watch in 2019

Now that 2019 is here, it’s time to look ahead at how people will eat next year. From more automation ...
Read More
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 ...
Read More
research

Research, Research, Research – The Story of Frutem #3

So how do you eat an elephant? Where do you start first when you have embarked on a mission to ...
Read More
Global Food System

The Global Food System is Broken and Needs Radical Reform

The world’s food system is at a tipping point. For every one person suffering from malnutrition, there are two people ...
Read More

8 Types of Ag-tech Startups

Kraft Heinz recently became the latest food giant to launch a venture fund dedicated to investing in emerging technology that could transform ...
Read More

Billion dollar agri-tech startups disrupting farming

Hauling corn from field to silo on a truck, South Dakota farmer Chet Edinger is having a good harvest. The ...
Read More

A List of Food Tech Startups That Defined 2018 Trends and What to Expect in 2019

As the sun sets on food tech in 2018 and the dawn of a new year arrives, what can we say ...
Read More

Here’s how Blockchain can Return Confidence to Australia’s Food Industry

News of needles in strawberries and fake honey – has put the livelihoods of farmers and the industry’s broader reputation ...
Read More

WhatsApp is Changing the Way India Talks About Food

The application, blamed for all kinds of mayhem on the subcontinent, has proven an attribute for farmers, home cooks and ...
Read More

The Future of Food Is Here, and It Might Just Save Us

German chemist Fritz Haber saved his country from famine. During the late 19th and into the early 20th centuries, Germany’s ...
Read More

Top 5 Food Trends to watch in 2019

Now that 2019 is here, it’s time to look ahead at how people will eat next year. From more automation ...
Read More
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 ...
Read More
research

Research, Research, Research – The Story of Frutem #3

So how do you eat an elephant? Where do you start first when you have embarked on a mission to ...
Read More
Global Food System

The Global Food System is Broken and Needs Radical Reform

The world’s food system is at a tipping point. For every one person suffering from malnutrition, there are two people ...
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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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 ...
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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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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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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