Food Technology

Two Indoor Farming Stocks For FoodTech Investors

First it came for electric vehicle companies, and we did nothing. Then it started to swallow the commercial space industry, and we did nothing. Now there are hints of a new target – indoor farming companies. Will it be different this time? Probably not. In fact, it’s the same old story: An emerging technology sector […]

Lab-Grown Chicken Company Bets the Farm on Alt Protein

Kingdoms rise and empires fall. It’s the way of things. But will plant-based meats and other alternative proteins created from animal cells in bioreactors or metabolized by microbes in fermentation tanks really replace a Juicy Lucy or Nashville hot chicken? It’s a question we’ve been asking and writing about a lot lately, and not because […]

8 Lab-Based Food Companies Creating Exotic Foods

We used to worry that fast-food companies were hoodwinking us with questionable beef patties and chicken nuggets made from pink goop. Well, looks like fake meat in the form of lab-based food is back on the menu, folks. These days, the hottest green tech food startups are throwing their weight behind cellular agriculture, which is […]

Taking a Second Look at Beyond Meat Stock

The highest priority goal for every company has nothing to do with revenues or EBITDA. Regardless of its industry, size, location, or organizational structure, the number one thing a company needs to do is survive. According to McKinsey, that’s becoming increasingly difficult: In 1935, the life expectancy of an S&P 500 company was 90 years. […]

Apeel Tackles Food Waste in America and the World

More than 35 startups have already joined the increasingly less-exclusive unicorn club this year, despite the fact that most people are home doing Zoom conferences to prove how much they’re working while not actually working. There are the usual hardware tech startups, such as ultrasound medical device company InSightec and smart security camera startup Verkada, […]

Managing Biosecurity in the Livestock Industry

If you thought taking care of a pet was a big responsibility, try caring for thousands of animals as if your livelihood depended on it. It’s what livestock farmers do every day across the globe, and it’s an occupation that’s coming under increased pressure from all angles. A decrease in demand for dairy and meat, large corporations that […]

8 Israeli Alternative Protein Startups

The global demand for meat is expected to jump 70% by 2050 as the population grows to roughly 9.6 billion people. As expected, the bulk of the burden will be on widely consumed protein sources like fish, beef, and chicken. With the possibility of running out of resources and the strain caused by the production of these […]

McDonald’s Embraces Artificial Intelligence for Fast Food

By now you’ve seen the big news about the world’s largest fast-food chain by revenue. It was a bit shocking that it took this long to happen, but McDonald’s (MCD) is finally embracing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence to boost sales. The guy credited with the turnaround at the 65-year-old restaurant behemoth since 2015, Steve […]

Can 3D Printing of Alternative Proteins Take Off?

Regular readers will be familiar with Gartner’s Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, which graphically represents the ups and downs that most new technologies undergo, as they move from the “that’s super cool” stage to “what’s it good for” stage to “here’s how we can actually make money” stage. We often refer to the Hype Cycle […]