From sustainable greenhouse farms and recycling pilot programs to power purchase agreements and reusable packaging, it takes a village, and this village of farmers, processors, technology manufacturers and supply chain providers are transforming the future of farming.
IGS supplies plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms.
June 18, 2019
Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd. (IGS), a Scotland, UK-based vertical farm technology business, announced today a £5.4 million Series A funding round led by S2G Ventures, a Chicago-based agri-foodtech investor.
Silo’s AI and machine learning technology adapts to existing workflows, seamlessly automating the entire supply chain from harvest management and quality control to forecasting and negotiation through logistics and payment.
May 24, 2019
Silo, a San Francisco-based technology-driven marketplace that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline supply chains for perishable agribusiness, announced a seed round of $3 million in capital.
Sustainability remains a key issue for the food and beverage packaging industry, with plastic packaging facing substitution pressures.
May 23, 2019
While technology offers the greatest opportunities for the agriculture and nutrition industry, enabling technology to deliver on personalization is the next big thing, according to a report released by Frost & Sullivan, Santa Clara, Calif.
Mars Edge and the Mars Advanced Research Institute will explore the converging fields of food, health and technology fueling the next generation of agriculture and nutrition.
May 16, 2019
Mars, Inc., McLean, Va., partnered with Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), an Israel-based venture capital fund, to develop what is said to be the first-of-its-kind research and development agreement in Israel aiming to pursue innovative tech solutions for global food, agriculture and nutrition challenges.
Through On-Farm Trials, partners will collaborate to encourage the adoption of innovative practices and systems on agricultural lands.
May 16, 2019
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., is investing up to $25 million per year over the next five years to help support the adoption and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches on agricultural lands.
Cornell’s researchers will develop models that predict milk spoilage and shelf life as well as the effectiveness of interventions that predict when food spoils and how to prevent consumers from disposing of items that are still safe.
May 13, 2019
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), Washington, D.C., awarded a $590,000 Seeding Solutions Grant to Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., to develop technology that provides consumers with a more accurate shelf-life predication for perishable products.