Private equity can respond to consumer demand by helping encourage adoption of new technologies and conversion of conventional farmland to organic production, according to Rabobank.
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Freight Farms converts shipping containers into internet-connected growing spaces to produce green leafy vegetables hydroponically.
Mitsui & Co has acquired Top Seeds 2010, making it the third agri/food-related deal the Japanese trading house has announced since the beginning of the year.
A group including Accel Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners participated in the Series E round in the Indian food delivery company.
An SEC filing recently revealed $35m in funding designed to support private equity-backed vertical farming business AeroFarms’ plans to expand into the Middle East and Asia.
Capital from Google Ventures, Tellus Partners and others will support Abundant Robotics’ efforts to bring its robotic apple harvester to market within about two years.
Participation in the $7.5m Series A round for Tel Aviv-based software provider Taranis follows the firm’s recent hire of two Israel based venture partners.
Gil Meron and Eyal Rosenthal will work with California-headquartered agtech venture firm to expand its presence in a country the firm labels a center for agricultural innovation.
The investment includes an equity and revenue sharing agreement with a non-profit organization that provides training and support formerly gang members.
The infusion of capital will support efforts to commercialize carinata as a sustainable feedstock for bio jet fuels and animal feed.