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A Bill Gates-backed edible coating available at Costco could make avocados last twice as long — and it just got a $70 million boost
Apeel Sciences makes an invisible coating from plant molecules that acts as an edible barrier to oxygen, pests, and water. After the startup's avocados hit Costco and Harps Food Stores locations, it scored a $70 million investment. Dormer Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb also joined its board.
Food-tech startup Beyond Meat just launched three flavors of sausage that are meant to taste like the real thing. Here's the verdict.
A new indoor agriculture company called Local Roots makes indoor farms that grow crops under LED lights and without soil. SpaceX is one of its first customers.
Vertical farming startup Plenty — which has raised $260 million to date — is opening a 100,000-square-foot farm in the greater Seattle, Washington area.
A growing battle in the $47 billion organic food industry could fundamentally change the program — and some farmers are worried
This week, an advisory board to the USDA voted to allow non-soil farmers to label their products organic. Some traditional farmers are not happy.
Leonardo DiCaprio just invested in the Bill Gates-backed veggie burger that ‘bleeds’ like beef — here’s how it tastes
The Oscar-winning actor and environmentalist says he's an investor in Beyond Meat, a plant-based food startup aiming to disrupt the $48 trillion meat industry.
Kurt Kelty, Tesla's former battery director, has joined the vertical ag startup Plenty, which wants to build indoor farms around the world.
Apeel Sciences makes an invisible coating from plant molecules that acts as an edible barrier to oxygen, pests, and water. Now it's expanding to more farms.
Investors are sinking hundreds of millions into a technology that could revolutionize the way we eat
In the largest ag-tech funding round ever, VCs just poured $200 million into vertical farming startup Plenty, which says it has mastered how to grow indoors.
At least five directors have left Hampton Creek, the food startup known for its egg-less mayo.