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Chocolate, cocoa
The firm intends to draw on its inaugural fund’s ‘very successful' investment in Farefield Dairy as it seeks to support Glacier Products’ expansion across Africa.
iUNU uses cameras and sensors to monitor plants grown in an indoor setting and is the second greenhouse-related investment by Ceres’ second fund.
Cultured chicken meat
The San Francisco-based start-up is in discussions with Proterra about a cultured meat partnership at a time when more Asian investors want exposure to the space.
Salmon School Underwater.
Neptune brings the aquaculture experience of ex-AMERRA head of PE Thor Talseth while Stafford has been ramping up its ag credentials for the last three years – what can the duo accomplish?
Managing director Jim Heyes said the firm 'did pretty well' on the purchase price agreed on with Nile Fibreboard but declined to disclose the monetary value.
Capital was deployed from the firm’s evergreen ag and timberland vehicle which had a €32m first close at the start of November.
Yellow tail fish
The firm’s early stage and agtech investments vehicle’s commitment to The Kingfish Company gives it exposure to a business embarking on a US expansion project in 2021.
Sprouting onion, farming, growing
Direction of travel signaled by the bloc over the past few years is creating a fundraising environment beneficial to start-ups and is now backed by a sustainability conscious subsidy package.
Among the businesses to receive backing is Nanoracks, a frequent user of the International Space Station that is building a research center in the emirate to explore harsh climate food production.
Rice fields, Asia
Some US LPs have ‘formal mandates to reduce their allocation to Asia’ due to the US-China trade war, said Proterra Asia managing partner Tai Lin.
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