Aleph Farms succesfully produces cell-grown meat in space

ISRAEL – Aleph Farms, an Israeli food technology start-up company, has successfully carried out a trial on cell-grown meat in the space as part of its mission to provide sustainable food security on the planet. […]

Strauss Group debuts milk chocolate bar with 30 percent less sugar

ISRAEL – Strauss Group, an Israeli food manufacturer has launched refined sweet milk chocolate bar made with 30 percent less sugar, inline with consumer demand for low- and no-sugar versions. Sugar in the product has […]

Israel’s food majors Tnuva and Tempo back US$283m foodtech initiative

ISRAEL – Tnuva, Israel’s largest food manufacturer has joined forces with leading beverage company, Tempo Beverages and global agrifood investment leader Finistere Ventures in the launch of NIS1bn (US$283m) “Fresh Start” FoodTech Incubator. The FoodTech […]

Redefine Meat raises US$6m in funding for 3D alternative meat printer

ISRAEL – Redefine Meat, an Israel-based plant-based meat company has raised US$6 million in a seed funding round led by CPT Capital, Hanaco Ventures and German poultry company, The PHW Group. Founded in 2018, Redefine […]

Nigeria’s sugar processor BUA seals pact with Netafim on automated sugar irrigation project

NIGERIA – BUA Group, parent company of the BUA Sugar Refinery Limited has signed an agreement with Netafim, an Israeli manufacturer of irrigation equipment, for the development of a fully automated sugarcane irrigation project. Under […]

Corteva to invest in Israel-based agric research company Lavie Bio

ISRAEL – Corteva Inc. plans to invest in Israel based Lavie Bio Ltd. that seeks to develop and commercialize environmentally friendly products for agricultural production. Corteva’s investment in Lavie Bio will include the exchange of […]

Ghana teams up with Israel on scientific research of cocoa swollen shoot disease

GHANA – Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and the Volcani Centre of Israel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a scientific research collaboration that seeks to eliminate the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD). […]

Froneri agrees to acquire Israeli ice cream business from Nestle

ISRAEL – Global private label ice cream leader, Froneri has agreed to acquire Noga Ice Creams Limited, a Nestle-owned ice cream business in Israel for an undisclosed sum. The move, which is subject to regulatory […]

Israeli foodtech DouxMatok raises US$22m for sugar reduction solutions

ISRAEL – DouxMatok, an Israeli flavor ingredients solution provider has raised US$22 million in Series B funding round to enhance commercialization of its sugar reduction solutions to the food industry. Led by BlueRed Partners from […]

New Israeli consortium to invest US$100m in foodtech startups

ISRAEL – Finistere Ventures, a global agri-food investment leader in collaboration with three Israeli companies have created one of the largest consortia looking to invest US$100 million in the country’s foodtech start-ups. The venture capital […]