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US: Lever VC completes fourth close of Fund I at $46m

Three corporate strategic investors from Europe and Asia invest in Lever VC Fund I
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Australia: Plant-based start-up Deliciou joins Stray Dog Capital

Alternative protein fund Stray Dog Capital has made its first investment Down Under Deliciu team ...
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UK: Batch Ventures invests in Insane Grain

Insane Grain produces a range of healthy snacks made with sorghum
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US: The Rise Fund leads $335m funding round for Livekindly Collective

Global impact fund makes its second major investment in the food ecosystem
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Netherlands: Pymwymic closes Healthy Ecosystems Impact Fund I with investment in Augmenta

Augment is the latest agtech business to join the investment portfolio of Pymwymic
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Sweden: Gullspång creates subsidiary to invest in sustainable food companies

Gullspång Re:food enters the market closing deals in Sweden and the US
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UK: Danone leads £2.5m funding round for Moju

Moju is Danone Manifesto Ventures' first investment in the UK
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Iceland: Brunnur Ventures closes new $65 million fund

Fund to deploy seed and early-stage investments in high technology sectors, including agrifoodtech
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US: Lewis & Clark AgriFood promotes Tim Hassler to managing director

Hassler joined Lewis & Clark in June 2019
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US: Consumer goods investment firm VMG closes $850m fund

The new VMG Growth Fund V brings the total of assets under management to $2.6 ...
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US: Tusk leads $1m equity investment for nut butter maker Natural Way

Brothers Austin and Quinn Simkins founded the company in 2017
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Dairy industry disrupters invited to bid for support

Rockstart teams up with Dutch machine manufacturer Lely for second ‘Feed the Future Challenge’
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US: Kroger to invest $2.5m in start-ups tackling food waste

The retail giant's Zero Hunger, Zero Waste Foundation will invest in upcycled food solutions
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Israel: Former Nestlé executive joins PeakBridge

Frank Lehmann joins the venture capital firm after a 17-year tenure with the CPG food ...
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Canada: McCain invests in national network of vertical farms

McCain Foods has increased its total investment in GoodLeaf to more than C$65 million.
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Canada: District Ventures leads C$10m equity financing for upcycled food start-up Outcast

District Capital Ventures has also closed an equity investment in organic sparkling company Sapsucker
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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
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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 ...
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AP Partners Fund invests in TopGum

TopGum Industries is a functional gummy supplement manufacturer for nutraceutical marketers
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
7 months
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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