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FoodTech Packaging Sustainability

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 […]

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Events Food Processing FoodTech

Anuga HORIZON: Koelnmesse to launch new innovation platform for the food industry in 2022

Triad comprising of exhibition, conference and experience creates a new form of trade fair experience. The already dynamic environment of the food and beverage industry has been undergoing significant change for many years, which has been further boosted by the pandemic. In order to do justice to the arising need for new solutions, Koelnmesse has […]

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AgTech Food Loss/Waste Fresh Produce

Sufresca Accelerates Its Green Solution to Reduce Waste and Plastic

Tel Aviv – AgriTech start-up Sufresca, Ltd. is breathing new life into the global pursuit for combatting food waste and plastic use. The company optimized its novel invisible edible coating designed to extend the shelf-life of fresh produce and expanding its use to fit a range of fresh fruit and vegetables. Sufresca also shares the […]

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Food Safety FoodTech Nutrition Precision Agriculture

With more focus on safety, why is it still hard to find healthy food?

We are willing to pay more for better-quality food. Why can’t we then choose between an OK apple and a super nutritious one at the store?   Food safety is increasingly becoming the dominant topic of conversations across the developed world. Over the past decades, the focus was on securing as much food as possible; however, for years now, that […]

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Agriculture Biodiversity Events Food Security Sustainability

Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge: Call for innovative solutions in the agri-food tech space

The Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge is seeking innovators driven by a passion for solving challenges in the agri-food sector by utilizing or conserving agrobiodiversity. As part of the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress, November 15-18, 2021, in Rome, the Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge will recognize new products, services, and best practices that can help farmers, consumers, and food […]

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Food Processing Food Safety Fruits Horticulture

Successful SGF certification for the FruBaTec banana plant in Colombia

FruBaTec SAS Zomac is a joint venture between the largest private banana producer in Colombia, Greenland and CT Finance AG. The joint banana plant has now successfully passed the audits for SGF certification. FruBaTec is located near Turbo in the port of Uraba and has an annual capacity of 30,000 tons of banana puree and […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Startups

Foodland Ventures Holds First Food Tech Demo Day Featuring 6 Food Tech Startups Operating Across APAC, SEA and North America

Foodland Ventures, the VC and Accelerator building a global ecosystem of food tech founders, held its first demo day on the 22nd of July and unveiled its very first cohort consisting of 6 startups who are solving the food industry’s most challenging problems. This is an exciting time in the food tech space – the […]

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AgTech Events FoodTech Startups Sustainability

THRIVE | Bayer Sustainability Challenge

The THRIVE | Bayer Sustainability Challenge combines Bayer Crop Sciences’ sustainability commitments and THRIVE’s Global Initiative focus on the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals to promote innovations that can address pressing challenges in the global agrifood chain. Together, the challenge aims to identify and support key startup and scaleup innovators implementing solutions that promote sustainability through […]

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AgTech Events FoodTech Startup Incubation

Tesco Agri T-Jam 2021 open for entries for agri-tech start-ups

The Tesco Agri T-Jam has partnered with World Agri-Tech to offer seed and early-stage agri-tech innovators from around the world, the opportunity to work with the UK’s leading food retailer and its supply chain partners. Entries are invited until the closing date of June 10 (midnight US Pacific) from agri-tech start-ups with innovative breakthrough technologies […]

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FoodTech Meat Protein

Cultivated Meat Likely to Make Up 40% of Future Meat Intake

The research, published on May 11, 2021 by the journal Foods, affirms that cultivated meat is likely to make up a major part of consumers’ future diets. The study showed patterns of greater openness to trying such products by younger generational groups: 87-89% of Gen Z adults, 84-85% of Millennials, 76-77% of Gen X, and 70-74% […]