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ChickP completes Round A of US$8M to accelerate growth under new CEO

FoodTech start-up ChickP, Ltd. names Liat Lachish Levy as the new CEO and has finalized Round A of US$8M in total. This investment round was led by a group of executive investors from Singapore under Genisys Capital Private, Ltd., and backed by strategic partner and plant-based nutrition foodTech company Growthwell Foods, Ltd. with its leading […]

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Cultivate Tomorrow Pitch Day

Cultivate Tomorrow is a grassroots initiative launched by students from MIT, Northwestern, Yale, UW Madison, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC San Diego, UVM, and Ohio State University. The Founder and Director is Jasmin Kern, currently an undergraduate senior at MIT studying Chemistry with a focus on Food and Agriculture. Other organizers include PhD candidates in […]

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FoodTech Healthcare Plant-based Foods

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 […]

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Opportunities for the Asian Hemp and CBD Industry: What Lies Ahead?

The medical cannabis market in the Asia Pacific is valued at USD 3.75 billion in 2021 and projected to reach USD 11.49 billion by 2026, forecasted to hike at a decent rate of 25.13%. Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize the production, import, and export of cannabis for medical purposes in […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods

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 […]

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AgTech FoodTech

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Organic Food and Agriculture

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 […]

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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 […]