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Canada: Eat Beyond CEO bullish on early returns from plant-based portfolio

Patrick Morris releases portfolio review as portfolio companies reach all-time high share prices
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Rockstart opens applications for AgriFood 2021

Accelerator and VC fund seeks start-ups at pre- and seed stage with agtech and foodtech ...
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US: Mondelēz launches impact investment platform Sustainable Futures

The snacks giant makes its first foray into impact investing
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UK: S-Ventures acquires Ohso Chocolate

Ohso Chocolate is a probiotic chocolate company promoting healthy snacking
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Canada: Eat Beyond portfolio company Zoglo’s Incredible Food to go public

Zoglo's Incredible Food Corp has been in the market for 25 years
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US: WM Partners acquires Feel Good Organics

FGO is an organic, superfoods brand sold exclusively on Amazon.com
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India: Business incubator AIC Raise chooses Grover & Company

Impact investor partners with AIC Raise to evaluate ventures in the Indian alternative food ecosystem
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UK: The Artful Baker gets six-figure investment from Batch Ventures

The joint venture between Warburtons and Mission Ventures makes its first investment
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UK: Concerned investors challenge Tesco over obesity

Tesco is facing a shareholder resolution about health at its AGM on Thursday, from institutional ...
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Africa: Phatisa Food Fund 2 reaches $143m final close

CDC Group, Norfund, Finnfund, FinDev Canada and BIO jointly commit $82 million to the fund
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US: New Generation Food Rural Partners fund supports start-ups with university IP

New $125 million target fund to back commercialisation of food and agricultural technologies and protein ...
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Canada: Manulife acquires Chilean fruit giant David del Curto

Manulife Investment Management has acquired a majority stake in the company
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US: General Mills makes its first corporate VC investment in the UK

301 Inc. leads an eight-figure investment for pudding brand Pots & Co
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Netherlands: Pymwymic to launch Healthy Food System Impact Fund

New fund will invest in early-to-growth stage companies
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UK: The Craftory invests $50m in organic snacks brand Hippeas

Hippeas products are sold in 50,000 stores across the US and the UK
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UK: Oakley Capital closes new Origin Fund at €455m

A majority stake in fitness and nutrition platform 7NXT is the first investment of the ...
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Canada: Eat Beyond adds Above Food to portfolio

Above Food has reserved the ticker symbol TSXV: ABOV following $40 million private placement
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US: Vestar takes majority stake in frozen better-for-you food brand

The private equity firm has added Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods to its portfolio
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US: Lewis & Clark AgriFood names managing director

Larry Page has been promoted to managing director of the investment firm in St. Louis
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Luxembourg: Blue Horizon Ventures eyes second fund

The sustainable food venture capital fund plans to begin fundraising in Q4
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UK: Smalling invests six-figure sum in Virtue Drinks

Roma and England footballer Chris Smalling gives energy drinks company a six-figure cash injection
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Sweden: Norrsken taps into agrifoodtech with business accelerator

Swedish foundation will select 20 start-ups to get $100,000 investment for 5% equity
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Future Food-Tech: Investors reveal expectations for 2021

17 active investors in agrifoodtech highlight what's yet to come in 2021
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George Gill takes up chief executive role of Beyond Animal

Former Vegan Society chief executive will spearhead company funding promising vegan start-ups
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My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream welcomes new investor Bregal Partners

Bregal is a New-York based private equity firm investing in consumer and food sectors
3 months
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ADM Ventures chooses Seventures for microbiome-focused investments

The corporate venture capital firm has joined Seventure's Health For Life Capital Fund II
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Virtù Equity acquires Nutracap Labs

The US vitamins and supplements manufacturer has been criticised by the FDA due to its ...
3 months
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AP Partners Fund invests in TopGum

TopGum Industries is a functional gummy supplement manufacturer for nutraceutical marketers
4 months
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EIT Food Venture Summit approaches

Europe’s agrifood community of entrepreneurs, partners and investors will gather online at the EIT Food ...
4 months
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Bits x Bites raises $30m in first close of new agrifoodtech fund

The chief executive of Monde Nissin, the owner of Quorn, and Temasek are among the ...
4 months
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Exclusive: Unovis expands with initial close of second fund

The alternative protein investor has secured €50 million for the Unovis New Crop Alternative Protein ...
4 months
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New accelerator Food Tech Studio Bites! attracts innovation to Japan

Scrum Ventures has launched Food Tech Studio Bites! and seeks start-ups the world over to ...
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Lewis & Clark AgriFood leads $27m growth financing for Brightseed

San Francisco-based biotech company Brightseed has developed an artificial intelligence platform to discover phytonutrients hidden ...
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EIT Food invests €5.4m in agrifood start-ups

The Covid-19 Bridge Fund has been set up to support 13 early-stage companies Photo as ...
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Plug and Play launches food and ag-tech accelerator in Asia

It’s the first sector-wide business accelerator that the Silicon Valley-headquartered platform brings to Thailand Silicon ...
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Borden completes sale to Capitol Peak and KKR

The US dairy company begins a new chapter with an appropriate capital structure and dairy ...
7 months
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Google for India Digitization Fund to invest in agriculture, health, and education

Sundar Pichai, Google chief executive, has unveiled plans to invest $10 billion in India over ...
7 months
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Blackstone leads a $200 million equity investment in Oatly

The Swedish oat milk brand has welcomed celebrities Oprah Winfrey and Natalie Portman among other ...
7 months

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