AGRI STARTUP TO RAISE $20 MILLION FROM THE US DFC

Agriculture finance startup Samunnati has managed to raise $20 million from the United States Development finance corporation. Sa is a Chennai based company that provides lending facilities to farmers.

The future of agtech: wearables for cows, vertical farming & AI

In recent years, innovation in the world of agriculture has come through technology startups. They have given rise to new economic models and less intensive or optimised modes of cultivation. 

The Alphabet moonshot that takes a robotic approach to agriculture adopts the name Mineral

X Development LLC, the moonshot division of Alphabet Inc, has come up with a name for its experiment using agricultural robotics to inspect crops and collect data, all in an effort to "transform how food is grown."

KFC is going to produce snail noodles? It's true, but you can't eat in

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KFC and snail noodles, two things that seem to be out of reach, actually hit the line? On the evening of October 13th, KFC announced on the official microblog that it launched a new series of "KAIFENGCAI" fast-cooked pre-packaged food products. The new dishes in the first season include chicken breast, chicken soup, and chicken snail noodles. KFC said that in terms of product selection, the KAIFENGCAI series of products start from the tastes of young people and draw creativity from the extensive and profound traditional Chinese cuisine.

Opening of the 3rd China (Huai'an) International Food Expo

On the morning of the 15th, the 3-day 3rd China (Huai'an) International Food Expo kicked off at the Huai'an International Expo Center. More than 5000 exhibitors and buyers from all over the world,
Tens of thousands of famous, special and high-quality delicacies gathered together, through the "online + offline" interactive exhibition and docking method, opening up a new path for food industry cooperation.

A robot that can peel lettuce takes us closer to automating delicate farm work

Harvesting lettuces is time-consuming work. The vegetables grow close to the ground, have to be cut from their roots by hand, and the outer layers peeled off before packaging.

5 Female Vegan Investors Who Are Changing The World

It’s fantastic to see more investors come into the vegan and plant-based space and even more exciting that more women are getting on board.

SoftBank Leads $140m Funding in FarmTech Firm Plenty

The San Francisco-based company won the injection from Japan’s SoftBank, with additional funds from Driscoll’s, a fellow agtech firm that claims to command a third of America’s $6bn berry industry.

French startup SpaceSense raises €1 million to democratize satellite imagery in agriculture

SpaceSense is very excited to announce the closing of a seed round of €1 million, driven by Techmind, Space Ventures Investors and business angels like Marc Batty and Thomas Cabrol (co-founders of Dataiku).

The Fifth China International Food Ingredients Expo opened in Dongguan

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Dongguan is located in the geographic and geometric center of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It is an important gateway for economic and trade cooperation at home and abroad. The food and beverage processing industry, one of the five pillar industries in Dongguan, is striving to build a 100 billion industrial cluster with unlimited business opportunities. .

October 16th is World Food Day. The Fifth China International Food Ingredients Expo (abbreviated as: Food Expo) opened in Dongguan, Guangdong on the same day.

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