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Agmatix Launches a New Plant Nutrition Carbon Footprint Optimizer to Reach Crop Yields Targets with Lower Carbon Footprint 

Agmatix, a start-up AgTech business owned by leading global specialty minerals company, ICL, today announces the launch of its Plant Nutrition Carbon Footprint Optimizer within its highly acclaimed new data technology platform. The new and unique feature now enables ag-professionals and crop consultants to better understand the carbon footprint of their crop nutritional recommendations and…

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Sweet Victory Over Sugar Cravings

Good news for those who chronically capitulate to sugar seduction: Israeli start-up Sweet Victory, Ltd., created a delicious line of botanical-infused chewing gums that are designed to stop sugary treat cravings in their tracks. The proprietary chewy composition works within two minutes by blocking the sugar receptors on the tongue, and its effect can last up to two hours. During…

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India’s largest grain commerce platform, Arya.Ag, raises USD 60 Million Series C

Arya, India’s largest integrated grain commerce platform, today announced the close of its Series C round, having raised USD 60 million in a mix of equity and debt. The equity round was led by Asia Impact SA, Lightrock India and Quona Capital. The agritech platform also raised debt financing from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) among others.  Arya.ag…

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Cutting Sugar Loads from Hazelnut & Chocolate Spreads

As children head back to schools, monitoring their sugar consumption in food and beverages becomes more challenging.  Food-tech start-up B.T. Sweet, Ltd. introduces CAMBYA™, its plant-based, sweetening platform to cut loads of sugar from favorite treats, such as hazelnut and chocolate spreads. B.T. Sweet cracked the code on helping manufacturers create tasty hazelnut and chocolate spreads with less sugar. The…

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Trendlines Invests in Agri-Fintech Company AgriG8

The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”), is pleased to announce that its fund, The Trendlines Agrifood Fund Pte. Ltd., has invested in AgriG8 Pte Ltd. (“AgriG8”) as its first foray into the thriving agri-fintech space. Co-created in Q3 2021 with Golden Sunland Singapore Pte Ltd (“GSS”), AgriG8 leverages on the diverse experiences of its founders and their in-depth knowledge in the…

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AgroScout Acquires the Assets of TerrAvion to Broaden its Imagery Capabilities in Agro Data Management

AgroScout agro analytics platform, announced today that it acquired the assets of TerrAvion, a market leader in imagery data management for agriculture. The acquisition fuels AgroScout’s high-resolution agriculture aerial imagery capabilities and agro data artificial intelligence for a wide range of crops. Effective immediately, current AgroScout and TerrAvion clients will have access to a powerful combination of aerial and satellite…

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A year ahead of food and fortune: The North America AgTech and FoodTech partnership landscape, trends, and data-driven 2022 predictions

Abstract Through a comprehensive 4-year study of private sector North American partnerships, John Gottula shares insight into prominent innovation and growth areas for 2022. The information and hypotheses presented supports prudent business planning including portfolio and technology positioning.  Major findings 230 ± 79 AgTech and Foodtech partnerships will be announced in 2022 – appreciably more than past years. However, increasing…

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MassChallenge: Contest to connect with agrifood multinationals

In 2020, a group of leading global food manufacturers and producers partnered with MassChallenge to find and collaborate with startups, so that together, they could help feed the planet sustainably. Over 800 startups have applied to the challenge, 125 being connected to our partners. Of these, over half were involved in follow up with our partners. In 2021-22, we opened up the…

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Fruit Yield Management Company, FruitSpec, Raises $5M Funding Round to Scale Globally 

FruitSpec, is pleased to announce that it has completed an investment round of $5 million led by Amathaon Capital, a European agtech investment company, Ocean Azul, a North American early stage venture capital firm and Smart-Agro, an R&D partnership traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange specializing in agro-food investments. The round was supported by current investors, The Trendlines Group and…

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Eat Well Group Announces Up to $5,000,000 Marketed Private Placement of Special Warrants

Eat Well Investment Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Eat Well Group”) (CSE:EWG) (US:EWGFF) (FRA:6BC0) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Research Capital Corp. (the “Lead Agent“) to act as lead agent and sole bookrunner, on behalf of a syndicate of agents (collectively, the “Agents“), in connection with a marketed private placement offering (the “Offering”) of special warrants of…

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Future Crops Brings Vertical Farming Closer to the Land

The challenges posed by urbanization and the gradual dwindling of arable land is driving more farming indoors. The agri-tech start-up Future Crops, Ltd. has developed the first indoor vertical farming system that grows its crops in a unique soil substrate composition, bringing this nascent farming concept closer to home and to the earth. The Israeli-Dutch venture has established a fully…

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Eat Well Group Announces Amara’s Toddler Line is the #1 New Release on Amazon

Eat Well Investment Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Eat Well Group” or “EWG”) (CN:EWG) (US:EWGFF) (FRA:6BC0) is pleased to announce that it’s majority-owned subsidiary, Amara Organic Foods (“Amara”), one of the fastest-growing baby food brands in America, has been named #1 new release on Amazon for its toddler line. Amara has grown its revenue 5x since January 2021. “We are incredibly excited that Amara has…

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Melodea Spearheads New Era in Sustainable Packaging

Green-tech start-up Melodea, Ltd. joins the sustainable packaging scene to take on the plastic waste crisis. The company developed MelOx™, a high-performance, plant-sourced barrier coating that protects packaged products from oxygen and oil and grease transmission. The company also developed Melodea VBcoat™ that protects packaged goods from water vapor and oil and grease transmission.  Unlike existing materials used for such…

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Can technology democratise quality control in agriculture?

GoMicro’s  phone-based, low-cost grain quality control (QC) system allows anyone with a mobile phone and GoMicro’s Assess app to QC grain to standards achieved by the best flatbed grain assessment technology.   Flatbed scanning machines, costing in excess of a thousand dollars, are capable of scanning only about 200 grains at a time. By contrast, GoMicro’s phone scanner, which will…

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A year ahead of food and fortune: The North America AgTech and FoodTech partnership landscape, trends, and data-driven 2022 predictions

Abstract Through a comprehensive 4-year study of private sector North American partnerships, John Gottula shares insight into prominent innovation and growth areas for 2022. The information and hypotheses presented supports prudent business planning including portfolio and technology positioning.  Major findings 230 ± 79 AgTech and Foodtech partnerships will be announced…

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