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Danone has been crafting pledge after pledge on sustainability, urging its rival big food conglomerates to follow suit. Recently recognized for its work reducing deforestation, the French multinational last year launched a coalition to look into the widespread adoption of regenerative agriculture practices in the...

Little Leaf Farms, which grows the number one, best-selling crunchy baby green lettuce in the United States, is doubling its sun-drenched, greenhouse-growing capacity to 10 acres of lettuce fields under glass, producing more than two million packages of lettuce each month, and broadening distribution of...

Drones have been used for years to help grain farmers improve efficiencies in their operations. Research is underway to do the same for orchard owners by applying drone technology to fruit trees. Olga Walsh is an extension specialist in cropping systems agronomy at the University of...

Applications Due Sept. 25 Freshwater Advisors is working with Exelon Corporation (NASDAQ: EXC) and the non-profit Exelon Foundation to identify promising early-stage companies for the 2nd annual 2c2i program. Qualified startups are: Positively impacting climate change - GHG Mitigation or Resiliency and Adaptation Currently working on, or have the potential to...

A private AgTech company, supported by F3 Tech, is developing a preventative & therapeutic solution to inhibit the binding & growth of SARS-COV-2 in human cells EASTON, MARYLAND, September 1, 2020 -- F3 Tech, a leading commercialization program for early-stage companies, today announced that it has...

EASTON, MARYLAND,  September 17, 2020 -- F3 Tech, a leading commercialization program for early-stage companies, has completed its search for the 2020 Accelerator program portfolio. This year’s candidates have developed unique solutions for energy storage, remote monitoring, water filtration, automated aquaculture and sustainable materials. The companies...

Normally, August is a slow month. It wasn’t this year – especially if you’re a seafood startup. Two big fund announcements and a spate of aquaculture and sustainable seafood deals signal that this long-underinvested agrifoodtech sector has become more than a blip on investors’ radars; it’s...

ST Robotics has been making and selling low cost bench top robots for 3 decades. Along the way we have been involved in a wide range of applications and projects. One major application area is agriculture. @F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3tech Source: Asparagus Picking Agricobot...

Fresh fruits and vegetables are a critical ingredient for food companies that make anything from juices and smoothies through to sauces, pastes, and pulps. The characteristics of fresh produce differ by variety and season, unlike with many other raw materials. This variability creates challenges in the...

Baltimore Innovation Week 2020 is a one-day virtual Innovation Celebration featuring multiple sessions that are focused on showcasing local companies and good news stories that have emerged during these continuously changing and trying times. Save your seat at spotlight discussions with industry experts, workshops from top...