29 June 2021
JBT to acquire food safety solutions provider Prevenio in US
JBT Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based food safety solutions provider Prevenio for a consideration of $170m.
27 May 2021
Poll on technology replacing human jobs invokes mixed response
The automation of workplaces combined with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led to millions of job losses across various industries, leading to an existential crisis among workers.
30 April 2021
GEA to build oats, rice and soy processing plant for France’s LSDH
France’s Laiterie de Saint-Denis-de-l’Hôtel (LSDH) has selected GEA to build its new oats, rice, and soy processing plant.
25 March 2021
iFoodDS secures $15m investment to support growth acceleration
Food safety solutions provider iFoodDS has raised $15m in a Series A funding round to accelerate product innovation.
4 February 2021
Food gene-editing firm Pairwise closes Series B funding round
Pairwise has closed its $90m Series B funding round led by Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund, as well as existing investor Deerfield Management Company.
30 October 2020
Chr Hansen Natural Colors opens new research facility in France
Chr Hansen’s food colouring business Chr Hansen Natural Colors has opened a new research and development (R&D) centre in Montpellier, France.
30 October 2020
Benson Hill raises $150m to scale up crop breeding platform
US-based Benson Hill has secured $150m in Series D funding round to scale up its food innovation engine CropOS across multiple food and ingredients markets.
22 October 2020
Aleph Farms unveils plan to produce cell-based meat in space
Israel-based cultivated beef steaks producer Aleph Farms has launched the 'Aleph Zero' programme, which aims to produce cell-based meat in outer space.
8 October 2020
Mondelēz opens technical centre in Indonesia to support cocoa farming
Mondelēz International has opened a cocoa crop science technical centre in Pasuruan, Indonesia to develop and promote sustainable and scalable cocoa farming practices.
6 October 2020
FDA expands food safety collaboration with Mexican counterparts
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its Mexican regulatory counterparts have expanded a collaborative partnership on food safety.