Tech Investors are dumping millions in food start-ups

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 made of silicon or running on electricity. It was a hamburger. It turns out, the win is an apt metaphor for the growing presence of food...
The future of the grocery store

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 an average 4 miles to their preferred store. They spend an hour on average per trip and almost 70% of the time purchase fewer than 10 items, which...
Does gen Z have power to influence business on climate change?

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. Already this year, thousands of high school students across the world have skipped school to protest their governments’ inaction on climate change. The students were...
8 Types of Ag-tech Startups

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 how food is grown and transported from farm to table. Named Evolv Ventures, the fund has yet to make an investment, but Kraft...
Billion dollar agri-tech startups disrupting farming

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 mood of the 53-year-old, who also farms soya beans and wheat on more than 5,000ha of farmland, has been boosted this year by a corn seed recommended by Farmers...
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