The Blockchain Revolution Begins
  • 10 May 2019

The Blockchain Revolution Begins

The future is now for farm-to-table traceability thanks to a pilot project that used blockchain technology to follow locally produced Certified soybean seed through production and processing, ending with freshly packed tofu hitting grocery store shelves.
The pilot was supported by

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Eight Ventures Selected by the SheEO Network for Funding
  • 4 April 2019

Eight Ventures Selected by the SheEO Network for Funding

The newest eight ventures selected by the SheEO network for funding this year have been announced.
The SheEO network and SheEO Ventures are taking on the world's to-do list, which means their business models and outcomes help achieve the UN's Sustainable

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ExpoWanted: 10 winners, 7 countries represented at Milan Design Week 2019
  • 15 March 2019

ExpoWanted: 10 winners, 7 countries represented at Milan Design Week 2019

The first phase of ExpoWanted ended, the winners have been selected and we are very happy to officially announce them in this article.
More than 500 projects have been registered in a month since the launch, from more than 40 countries,

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EDC invests in Canadian food technology company that reduces waste and improves quality of food supply
  • 4 February 2019

EDC invests in Canadian food technology company that reduces waste and improves quality of food supply

P&P Optica’s technology assesses food quality, composition and contamination (OTTAWA) – February 4, 2019 Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s Export Credit Agency, is pleased to announce a $1 million investment into Canadian Cleantech company P&P Optica (PPO), an Ontario-based firm that uses

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Hornbeck farm offers online shopping, delivers directly to customers
  • 30 October 2018

Hornbeck farm offers online shopping, delivers directly to customers

VERNON PARISH, La. (CLEDA) - A family-owned farm in rural Vernon Parish has opened an online farm store that allows residents a convenient way to select fresh, locally grown produce and have it delivered to their front doors.
From the Ground

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DFA Makes Investment in SomaDetect, a Dairy Technology Startup that Uses Real-Time Analytics to Improve Milk Quality
  • 18 October 2018

DFA Makes Investment in SomaDetect, a Dairy Technology Startup that Uses Real-Time Analytics to Improve Milk Quality

Companies around the globe are leveraging innovative technologies and artificial intelligence to make more informed decisions and better run their businesses. This week, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative owned by dairy farm families across the U.S., announced

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AbCelex Technologies To Apply Its Single Domain Antibody Platform For The Identification, Validation And Development Of Novel Human Therapeutics
  • 1 October 2018

AbCelex Technologies To Apply Its Single Domain Antibody Platform For The Identification, Validation And Development Of Novel Human Therapeutics

AbCelex’s camelid antibody platform validated in multiple animal studies seeking to develop orally available antibodies for immuno-oncology, autoimmune disease and microbiome applications. For Immediate Release October 1, 2018 Toronto, Canada – AbCelex Technologies (ABX) announced today its intention to begin applying its

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Speeding up microgreens harvest up to 90%
  • 20 September 2018

Speeding up microgreens harvest up to 90%

After being approached by a grower looking for a solution to the seemingly impossible task to harvesting microgreens with a machine, Bob Benner created his automatic harvester. It turned out to be a huge success. “We’ve reduced the time needed

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Tech start up, U of S collaborate in creating "ideal" biosecurity conditions for hog transport
  • 8 May 2019

Tech start up, U of S collaborate in creating "ideal" biosecurity conditions for hog transport

Canadian tech start up company Transport Genie Ltd., along with researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), have received funding to move forward with phase three of a multi-year research project aimed at improving biosecurity within swine transport,

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Made-in-Ontario technology simplifies crop traceability
  • 3 April 2019

Made-in-Ontario technology simplifies crop traceability

The RiteTrace system help to limit paper record-keeping and makes quality assurance easier  
Technology developed by an Elmira-based company is breaking new ground in food safety, traceability and crop management for potato growers.
RiteTrace is the latest application for the potato industry

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EDC invests in Canadian food technology company that reduces waste
  • 20 February 2019

EDC invests in Canadian food technology company that reduces waste

Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s Export Credit Agency based in Ottawa, has announced a $1 million investment into Canadian clean technology company P&P Optica (PPO), a Waterloo, ON-based firm that uses imaging and machine-learning to assess food composition and quality

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Innovation in poultry transport and handling
  • 23 January 2019

Innovation in poultry transport and handling

Researchers drive more humane approaches.
As the Canadian poultry industry continually improves bird welfare, it’s incorporating new research and technologies into transport and handling. 
One of Canada’s processing industry leaders, Maple Lodge Farms, has done a large amount of its own research

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Dairy Quality Detection Tech Wins FoodBytes! Judges’ Choice Award as Food Waste Takes 2 Prizes
  • 19 October 2018

Dairy Quality Detection Tech Wins FoodBytes! Judges’ Choice Award as Food Waste Takes 2 Prizes

SomaDetect, an agriculture technology startup that measures milk quality from every cow at milking, won the FoodBytes! New York Judges’ Choice Award. SomaDetect uses sensors that fit into existing milking equipment to measure the fat and protein content of dairy

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Maximising welfare in poultry transport
  • 15 October 2018

Maximising welfare in poultry transport

A new real-time feedback system for maintaining animal welfare during transport came about during the design and delivery of a Canadian quick reference tool to help producers decide if chickens should be transported. The system, called Transport Genie, will be

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Dairywomen to test-drive in-line milk sensor
  • 28 September 2018

Dairywomen to test-drive in-line milk sensor

Under current review: SomaDetect
Two dairies that will test-drive a new in-line milk sensor say they are looking to replace their current methods of milk testing and pregnancy checks with more timely information.
Natasha Sutherland of Stein Farms in Le Roy, New

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The farmer's market of the future? Northeastern Ontario farmers using internet to sell locally grown food
  • 6 September 2018

The farmer's market of the future? Northeastern Ontario farmers using internet to sell locally grown food

Closure of local store prompts farmers to take innovative steps  
It all started with the closure of Eat Local Sudbury, a co-operative grocery store that operated in the city's downtown core for 10 years.
James Morin, owner of Kipling Ridge Farms in

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