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Investment management company Beyond Investing has launched the US Vegan Climate Index Certificate to screen out companies involved in animal exploitation and environmental damage
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Watch the 10 best investors’ questions the start-ups were asked when they pitched to the investors and food industry delegates at Food Tech Matters this April.
Investors and corporates attending Food Tech Matters 20-21 April share their inside knowledge for a successful start-up pitch
Nestlé confirms the acquisition of food supplement business The Bountiful Company
UK ranks highest in Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) 2020 report
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Barilla's Venture Group, BLU 1877, launches Good Food Maker start-up accelerator programme
Geltor reveals first vegan collagen product, PrimaColl, for the food and beverage market
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Vitagora launches its Eco Agrifood Challenge to accelerate agricultural sustainability​
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Former Tesla and Impossible Foods executive joins agtech start-up Iron Ox as the first Independent Board Member
Live pitch: Agtech start-up, Hummingbird Technologies, pitch to investors at Food Tech Matters April edition
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Investment firms write open letter to Boris Johnson calling for implementation of National Food Strategy recommendations
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UK Government awards £10m to large industrial insect farm project soon to open outside of London
Biotech company Microphyt receives €15m to construct microalgae biorefinery
Live pitch: Next Gen Food & Drink start-up Jack & Chill pitch to investors at Food Tech Matters April edition
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University College Dublin launches ‘agcelerator programme’ for agtech and foodtech start-ups
Israeli agtech start-up, SupPlant, secures $10m to make AI irrigation accessible to small farmers
EIT Food announces the 60 start-ups set to join its Food Accelerator Network
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Agtech start-up, Desert Control, parts with its incubator platform after successful IPO on the Oslo Stock Exchange
Live pitch: Next Gen Food & Drink start-up, Mama Dolce, pitch to investors at Food Tech Matters April edition

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