An investor-inspiring recent read from food-supply-chain technology specialists Culterra Capital delves into the important but oft-overlooked ‘in-between’ world of food supply-chain tech.
In the lead-up to its inaugural Food Systems Summit, scheduled for September 2021, the United Nations is shining a spotlight on developing more resilient, sustainable and equitable global food systems – reinforcing and providing high-level endorsement of the Future Food Systems CRC’s mission.
Students from the Netherlands’ Wageningen University & Research entered a video challenge to showcase a science or tech-based solution to a current food challenge – 10 years into the future. Check out the winning videos.
UK scientists have developed a tomato variety that is naturally rich in L-DOPA, the key bioactive ingredient in a synthetic drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for shorter, more resilient supply chains and for diversified, fresh and locally-grown food, says a recent story in the Financial Times.
Confectionery and dairy giant Nestlé has decided to ‘go greener’, releasing a roadmap for making substantive changes to its operations worldwide to shrink the footprint of agriculture.
In a recent Nature paper, researchers at Murdoch University’s Australian National Phenome Centre have found that incorporating ‘wrinkly’ peas into your diet could reduce your risk of diabetes.
A new Rabobank study shows that Australia is well placed to capitalise on the growing trend towards plant-based food – but that local processing capacity will be critical to our competitiveness in this space.
FIAL’s recent ‘Capturing the Prize’ report found Australia’s food and ag sector could unlock $200b+ in value and 300,000 new jobs by 2030 if the sector can collaborate to capitalise on 19 identified growth opportunities. Get involved.
Ingenious Israeli company Tevel has developed fruit-picking bots to speed and streamline harvesting, able to pick fruit even from the tops of trees up to five metres high. Tevel claims the return on investment is an impressive three weeks.