BharatAgri raises $2 Mn in fresh funding round

Agtech start-up LeanCrop Technology Solution Pvt Ltd (BharatAgri) has raised US$ 2 million in pre-Series A funding from 021 Capital and India Quotient. “This round of funding will be used to further enhance product features and scale up operations to newer states in India. Our unique product offering has bee...Read more

AFC India, HexGn partners to promote 1000 agritech startups

With a rich legacy of over 50 years maintaining its forte serving the focal sectors of agriculture, rural development and socio-economic transformation of the country, AFC which is a multi-disciplinary cross-functional development organization providing consulting, advisory and implementation support for agricultu...Read more

Agritech start up Simply Fresh receives ‘Telangana Best Brand Award’  

    Hyderabad based agritech start up Simply Fresh, has been awarded the ‘Telangana Best Brand’ award by CMO Asia ‘2020. The award was presented at a virtual felicitation ceremony. The awards recognize, identify, and celebrate outstanding brand building & marketing initiatives by ...Read more

Agritech start up Unnati partners with Mosaic India to digitize retail channel  

  Noida-based agri-tech startup Unnati has partnered with Mosaic India, a leading global fertilizer brand. The strategic, exclusive collaboration is aimed at digitizing the working of 1, 50,000+ retailers with an expected reach to 20 Million farmers using Unnati’s technology platform over the comin...Read more

Govt launches Micro Food Processing Scheme

Inauguration of the capacity building component of the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises scheme (PM-FME Scheme) was undertaken by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries (FPI) Narendra Singh Tomar on November 18, 2020 in the presence of Rameswar Teli, MoS, FPI.  Speaking...Read more

Ninjacart & Kilofarms jointly produces first set of ‘Residue-Free’ tomatoes  

 Ninjacart, India’s largest B2B fresh produce supply chain company has, produced its first set of Residue-Free Tomatoes in partnership with agri-tech platform Kilofarms. The set has been tested and cleared by Shiram Institute for Industrial Research, Bangalore, and also meets the 2013-14 National Bank f...Read more

Myco Technology wins Radicle Protein Challenge by Syngenta

Myco Technology, Inc a food technology company was selected as the winner of the Radicle Protein Challenge by Syngenta for their novel, organic food processing platform that transforms agricultural material into functional ingredients. BlueNalu Inc, an innovative food company making a variety of seafood products d...Read more

ICAR conducts 111th Agri Foundation course

The 111th Foundation Course for Agricultural Research Service (FOCARS) was held on November 12, 2020 at the ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad. Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) & Director General, Indian Council of Ag...Read more

Chilean Milk Alternative company NotCo hits US shores

NotCo, Chile’s  plant based 'animal replica' products has announced the launch of its plant-based milk alternative NotMilk in November 2020, in the US market. NotCo’s US market entry follows an impressive series C funding round of $85 million, bringing the total capital raised to $118 million. The...Read more

Rockstart, Navus ventures invests €500K in agritech start-up MoooFarm

Rockstart, a global accelerator-VC has announced that one of its portfolio companies, MoooFarm Agritech startup based in Delhi, raised €500k in pre-seed funding. The round was led by Navus Ventures, a Dutch investment fund, with Rockstart as co-investor. MoooFarm is part of the Rockstart AgriFood 2020 batch a...Read more

ARS customizes food processing tech for small business

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist Tara McHugh, director of the Western Regional Research Center in Albany, CA, revealed that they have helped numerous small businesses, such as Pop Oats, turn their ideas into products for the consumer. McHugh and her team in the Healthy Processed Foods Research Un...Read more

Agritech Start-up 'Freshokartz' secures USD 1.4 Mn in pre-series A funding round

   Jaipur based Freshokartz Agri Products Pvt. Limited, a premier Agri-tech startup has received INR 10 Crore ($1.4 Million) pre-series A funding from Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund (RVCF) and AWE (Achieving Women Equity) Funds to finance its rapid technology rollout while scaling its operations as a pr...Read more