Vertical farmers, rejoice! Finally, a ‘plug and play’ VF system that’s eco-friendly, largely automated and costs far less to run than the average vertical facility. Here, AgFunder interviews Niall Skinner, lead mechanical engineer at IGS, about how the tech works.
These days, there are as many smart solutions for cutting food waste as there are sources of it – and they extend from paddock to plate to (compost) bin.
Mango-growers in Queensland and Northern Australia take note: those less-than-perfect mangoes can now be put to profitable use.
In this thought-provoking two-part podcast from Forbes Insights’ Michael Gale, Stangis discusses current challenges and opportunities for food companies globally
In the latest of AgFunder News’ Future Food podcast series hosted by Louisa Burwood-Taylor, Bobo shares his views on why plant-based foods are here to stay
Hort Innovation-Western Sydney University glasshouse trials at the university’s National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre using native stingless bee species
Along with probiotic supplementation, consuming plant foods rich in fibre and polyphenols has been shown by New Zealand-based researchers to help restore microbiota balance in the gut, regulating circadian rhythms and improving sleep quality.
A team at the University of Illinois has developed the first high-resolution map of the US food supply chain, a comprehensive snapshot of all food flows between US counties
The Human Nutrition division of US-based company ADM has launched what it claims is the first plant-based, high-protein beverage in Thailand, in a bid to address what it sees as a clear gap in the market.