04 Oct 2023
--- New Zealand-based Scentian Bio has secured US$ 2.1 million in funding for making smell and taste digitization a reality by harnessing the potential of insect-level smell and taste sensitivity with its biosensor platform.... Read More
03 Oct 2023
--- Glyphosate supporters are fighting back against scientists and organizations that recently denounced the European Commission’s (EC) move to potentially reauthorize the weed-killing pesticide. Proponents of the... Read More
29 Sep 2023
--- Balchem, a manufacturer of specialty ingredients for human nutrition and health, is launching a range of innovative products for the nutraceutical market at the SupplySide West exhibition in Las Vegas, US (Oct 26-27).
28 Sep 2023
--- Danone is funding projects across the Americas that promote nutrition and sustainable food systems. The five winners – each receiving US$50,000 – include a sustainable farming project in Puerto Rico, a tech... Read More
28 Sep 2023
--- Stravito has unveiled its latest generative AI feature that delivers fast and distilled market research and insights to F&B brands looking to stay on top of trends. The update reduces the time spent researching and... Read More
27 Sep 2023
--- A recent FAIRR study finds that 64% of global agri-food companies lack concrete goals for solid regenerative agriculture. Only one third of companies analyzed have implemented formal targets to institutionalize the take-up... Read More
26 Sep 2023
--- Alongside the much talked about EU Artificial Intelligence regulations, the bloc has been cultivating its world-leading position in AI-assisted agriculture through its Agrifood Testing and Experimentation Facility (TEF),... Read More
26 Sep 2023
--- Unilever has revealed the 2022 results of its four regenerative agriculture projects, which are part of its Net Zero pathway and its Regenerative Agriculture Principles. A company executive speaks to us about the projects... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- Agro-giant Cargill has decided to minimize its grain commodity trading business in Russia. The grain export business has been notoriously complex in the country, according to the company.
13 Sep 2023
--- Several African leaders recently came together to address climate issues, which strongly affect agriculture and food security. The first Africa Climate Summit culminated in a joint Nairobi declaration outlining their... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- The board of directors of Kellogg’s has given the green light to its planned division into two separate public companies: Kellanova, which will focus on snacks and emerging markets and WK Kellogg, which will retain the... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Rice availability is at historic lows following India’s sudden ban on non-basmati rice exports imposed in June. Without rice from the largest global exporter, prices have soared and the situation could spell further... Read More
04 Sep 2023
--- German multinational biotechnology and pharmaceutical company Bayer has teamed up with gene-editing company Pairwise to develop a new generation of short-stature corn. The collaboration aims to offer farmers around the world... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is helping developing countries adopt satellite technology to make farming more climate resilient. Agricultural adaptation to new technologies is seen as crucial to... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, sandwich chain Subway is set to be acquired by private equity firm Roark Capital. FarmByte and Archisen, an agri-tech company from Singapore, have agreed to establish a joint venture in urban... Read More
18 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, UK-based biotech business Clean Food Group has announced a further £2.3 million in funding to accelerate the commercialization of its sustainable oils and fats technology. Burger King scraps... Read More
17 Aug 2023
--- A ship that had been trapped in Odesa’s ports since the start of the war in 2022 has been able to reach the NATO-controlled waters of Romania. The vessel is now sailing through safe Bulgarian waters toward the Black... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- Foodvalley NL is stepping up initiatives in regenerative agriculture through value chain cooperation. The independent organization aims to accelerate the transition of the food system to ensure tasty, affordable, healthy and... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- A new animal feed ingredient by Mill, a US-based food recycling company, has received a unanimous vote of approval from the Association of American Feed Control Officials Ingredient Definition Committee. The feed was... Read More
10 Aug 2023
--- Cargill is bolstering its efforts to protect forests by leveraging satellite-powered risk monitoring capabilities across its soy, palm oil and cocoa supply chains. The food corporation will utilize Satelligence’s... Read More