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Agriculture
Start-up spotlight: PoLoPo
Start-up spotlight: PoLoPo

This month, we speak to PoLoPo about its molecular farming approach to developing traditionally animal-derived proteins in potato plants.

Exclusives
Bunge, CP Foods test blockchain traceability for sustainable soy shipments
Bunge, CP Foods test blockchain traceability for sustainable soy shipments

Bunge and CP Foods have teamed up to test a blockchain-powered traceability platform for shipments of deforestation-free soybean meal.

Agriculture
Opinion: EU deforestation regulation – The road to compliance
Opinion: EU deforestation regulation – The road to compliance

Allison Kopf, CEO of Tract – an agtech firm that provides businesses with sustainability measurement technology – urges companies within...

Trade legislation
PeakBridge Growth Fund II closes at $187m
PeakBridge Growth Fund II closes at $187m

PeakBridge Growth Fund II has announced its official closure valued at $187 million, pushing its total assets under management to over...

Nutrition
Opinion: Can synthetic biology solve the world’s food problems?
Opinion: Can synthetic biology solve the world’s food problems?

Weslee Glenn, vice president of innovation at Ayana Bio, believes that synthetic biology and plant cell cultivation could transform the...

Nutrition
Impossible Foods transitions cattle ranch to grow plant-based meat ingredients
Impossible Foods transitions cattle ranch to grow plant-based meat ingredients

Impossible Foods has transitioned a 70-acre traditional cattle ranch into the ‘Impossible Ranch,’ repurposing the land to grow crops used...

Plant-based meat
PoLoPo unveils SuperAA platform for producing proteins in plants
PoLoPo unveils SuperAA platform for producing proteins in plants

Israeli molecular farming company PoLoPo has announced its new SuperAA platform, which can produce proteins in common plant crops. The...

Nutrition
Ro-Gro unveils ‘industry-first’ B12-fortified pea shoots
Ro-Gro unveils ‘industry-first’ B12-fortified pea shoots

UK vertical farming company Ro-Gro has unveiled the ‘very first’ pea shoots biofortified with vitamin B12, available this spring to...

Nutrition
Research: Emissions from livestock sector must decline by 50% this decade, experts warn
Research: Emissions from livestock sector must decline by 50% this decade, experts warn

A new report from researchers in the US and the Netherlands states that by 2036, global emissions from the livestock sector must drop by...

Research & development
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