Thai Union Group invests in alternative protein startup Flying Spark

ISRAEL – Thai Union Group PCL, one of the world’s largest seafood producers headquartered in Thailand has agreed to invest in Israeli FoodTech start-up company Flying Spark to expand the firms’ alternative meat processing capabilities. […]

ICL plans US$20m investment to expand its presence in alternative meat market

ISRAEL – Israel Chemicals Ltd (ICL) a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company announced that it is planning to invest about US$20 million to expand its capabilities in the fast growing meat substitutes […]

Lycored launches new HueFinder online color matching tool

ISRAEL – Lycored, a producer of lycopene-based colour and taste-enhancing ingredients for food and beverages, has launched the HueFinder, a colour matching tool to help manufacturers find the perfect hue for their products. The company […]

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). […]