Some scientists are nervous about genetically engineered food

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 This story originally appeared on Civil Eats. Impossible’s “bleeding” veggie burger, shrimp made of algae, and vegan cheeses that melt are all...
Food Startups target older Customers

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 oat milk – one new startup is targeting an overlooked demographic: people over 50. Perennial, from one of the founders of the...
Investing in Food and Drinks – the Emergence of Food Startups

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 year period leading to a 35% increase in food consumption. Concerns about food scarcity and interest in sustainability has led to emergence of startups...
MIT improves and optimises basil flavours

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 watering it regularly are gone — there’s no point now that machine learning-optimised hydroponic “cyber-agriculture” has produced a superior plant with more robust...
Startups leading the food innovation industry in 2019

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 be 9 billion by 2050. Changing global demands in the Food & Agriculture industry are outpacing what current food systems and technology can achieve....
Farm drones – will it change the way we eat?

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 what we were doing. But fast forward to today, and agricultural technology — from vertical farming to data science to farm drones — is the new hot thing in...
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