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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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Does gen Z have power to influence business on climate change?

The time for action is now – this is the mantra being taken up by Generation Z across the world ...
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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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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

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

The Artificial Intelligence Diet

Eric Topol (@EricTopol), a cardiologist and professor of molecular medicine, is the executive vice president of Scripps Research. He is ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
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

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

The Artificial Intelligence Diet

Eric Topol (@EricTopol), a cardiologist and professor of molecular medicine, is the executive vice president of Scripps Research. He is ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
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 ...
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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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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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