Instead of being ‘poverty traps,’ rural areas can drive economic growth in developing countries, the FAO says.
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The organization reckons the issue is an increasingly serious threat to public health and food production.
The deal, completed just three months since the company raised €45m, will enable the Dutch firm to expand by adding mealworms, crickets and locusts to its portfolio.
Eric Jackson, chief executive at AMERRA-linked Pipeline Foods, tells Agri Investor that he expects to bring in at least one direct institutional investor by the end of next year.
Agriculture demand is set to soar as Brazil’s 21 million middle-class households become increasingly health-conscious, according to the USDA.
The consumer-focused firm has divested Back to Nature for $162.5m, ending a partnership formed with Mondelez International in 2012.
The Equilibrium Capital affiliate is currently seeking $400m in support of a strategy focused on blueberries, citrus and hazelnuts.
Houston-based EIV Capital’s $47m investment in AMP Americas will support plans to expand production of biogas using dairy waste as a feedstock.
Poor food safety standards and breakneck growth at Chinese mega-farms could impact companies’ bottom lines and cause reputational damage, an investor group warns.
The Australian super-owned vehicle was put on the block by manager AgCap in March in an auction run by CBRE.