Food tech startup will introduce low-carb bagel in May 2021
April 15, 2021
Better Brand, Inc., an innovative food tech startup marking a new era of nutrition by leading innovation in the multi-trillion-dollar refined carb space, announced plans to launch its first product, The Better Bagel – turning one of the most carb-heavy foods into the carb equivalent of ½ of an orange, or 1/5th of a banana.
Ajinomoto Co. aims to accelerate innovation activities on a global scale by tapping into top startups and emerging trends
March 30, 2021
Pegasus Tech Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based global venture capital firm which supports innovation for global corporations, announced a business collaboration with Japan’s food giant Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
AAK partners with Big Idea Ventures to accelerate ingredient solutions for alternative meat, dairy products
March 15, 2021
To support new and emerging start-up companies developing alternative meat and dairy products and to create further collaboration opportunities with some of the most recognized players in the food industry, AAK AB (publ.) will invest in Big Idea Ventures' (BIV) New Protein Fund I.
New list names the 32 most innovative agri-food startups of the past year
February 26, 2021
In recent years, the majority of growth in the food and beverage industry has gone to companies outside the top 20 players, with smaller and more agile brands capitalizing on the demand for personalized products and rapidly shifting consumer behavior and the farm and fork growing more connected every year.
Through collaboration, the companies will be able to leverage complementary knowledge and resources, providing a new model for rapid product innovation
February 9, 2021
Rival Foods, a plant-based gastronomy start-up, and LIVEKINDLY Collective, a collection of heritage and start-up brands, announced they will enter into a partnership to create the perfect plant-based chicken, helping consumers make sustainable choices without compromise.
Challenge will tackle some of the biggest opportunities in food today
February 4, 2021
Kellogg Company announced more details about its collaboration with Future Food-Tech to launch an Innovation Challenge, giving new talent in the industry a chance to shine on a big virtual stage. Wellness is a major area of focus for Kellogg, and through this challenge, the company is seeking pitches on unique plant-based ideas that support digestive wellness.
The fifth annual PepsiCo Greenhouse program supports the acceleration of the latest innovations striving to transform the way consumers live
January 11, 2021
This year's Greenhouse Accelerator program looks outside the box in areas like emerging science and technology that can help PepsiCo stay close to evolving consumer tastes and preferences. Each of the participating companies will receive $20,000 in grant funding and begin a six-month business program designed to accelerate their growth through personalized mentorship
New location will focus primarily on the food and beverage industry
December 9, 2020
Global innovation platform, Plug and Play, announced its newest location in Chicago. This office will focus on connecting startups, corporations, and investors working on innovating the food and beverage industry. Since 2017, Plug and Play has run a food and beverage program out of their headquarters in Silicon Valley and has since expanded to Bangkok, Milan, São Paulo, and Shanghai.
The company's ice cream product featuring hidden veggies, awarded $200,000 in support to bring minis to market
November 23, 2020
Peekaboo Organics' ice cream featuring hidden vegetables was named the grand prize winner of the Real California Milk Snackcelerator dairy snack innovation competition created by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) and VentureFuel.