Food safety & quality concerns are costing companies money, both in direct financial costs as well as the depreciation of brand value and image. A 2011 survey on food recalls in Germany estimates the financial impact on the industry at $1.4B/year, while another research estimates the yearly financial burden from…

FoodTech and AgriTech companies are the rising stars of capital investments and M&A deals. Traditional agriculture players and even retailers are acquiring innovative startups, while venture capital firms, institutional and private investors are showing interest in investing in up-and-coming Food/Agri startups. …

The global startup ecosystem report 2018 shows that the Median Series A funding round for Agri & Food tech startups is $4 million. Unicorns such as Indigo skew this statistic with a Series D funding of $156M in 2017, totaling the company’s valuation at $1.4 billion. The report also shows…

Joseph Shamama

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