Lux Research names most innovative Agri start-ups of 2020  

  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 behaviour and the farm and fork growing more connected every ...Read more

Clover launches D2C brand ‘Deep Rooted.Co’

One of the fastest-growing agri-tech start-ups, Clover launched its direct-to-consumer brand "Deep Rooted.Co" with a consumer app available as “Deep Rooted" on the Andriod and iOS platform. Deep Rooted.Co is a demand-backed supply chain solution for fruits and vegetables focused on quality, consistency, trac...Read more

Agri-tech startup Unnati launches Paytm-powered digitally integrated card for farmers

 Unnati, a tech-driven agri input and agri produce selling start-up, has launched a first-of-its-kind digitally integrated card linked to its platform and includes the purchase of seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides. Co-branded with Paytm Bank, the card will also enable farmers to access a larger market to obt...Read more

WayCool Foods, IIFPT collaborate to plug food wastages down supply chain, extend produce shelf life

Chennai based WayCool Foods has signed a 1-year MoU with Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) to develop sustainable and optimal technology for enhancing the shelf life of selected fruits and vegetables. The MoU was signed and exchanged between Karthik Jayaraman, CEO, WayCool Foods and Dr. C. Ana...Read more

Aquaconnect receives FICCI’s 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies Award'  

The pioneer in tech infused Aqua farming, Aquaconnect, wins the 1st runner up 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies (Mature Stage) Award' in the 3rd edition of Virtual FICCI Summit & Awards for Agri Start-Ups held on February 9-10, 2021. This Award gives a platform to Agri Startups to showc...Read more

AgNext bags 'Most Innovative Agri Startup Award' at FICCI's 3rd Agri Startup Summit

The fast-growing AgTech Company, AgNext, has won the 'Most Innovative Agri Startup Award' in the 3rd edition of Virtual FICCI Summit & Awards for Agri Start-Ups held on 9-10 February 2021. This Award gives a platform to Agri Startups to showcase their exemplary projects implemented on a range of issues impacti...Read more

Agri Start-ups should become the pivot of agricultural transformation: Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRAA

 Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRAA, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt of India  said that while India has made good progress in ease of doing business, more efforts are still required to make agriculture competitive. Addressing the inaugural session of the third edition of FICCI Summit and Aw...Read more

TenderCuts secures Rs 110 Cr to scale up supply chain  

Chennai based Omnichannel meat and seafood brand TenderCuts has announced that it has raised Rs 110 crore (USD 15 million) in a funding round led by Paragon Partners. The funding round also saw participation from NABVENTURES, a leading agri-food tech VC fund backed by NABARD. The funding will allow TenderCuts to ...Read more

Gramcover launches 'Parametric' Weather Shield insurance for farmers 

Solving for the century-old problem, Insurtech startup, Gramcover has introduced ‘Parametric Insurance’ to provide protection for crops against weather vagaries in conjunction with crop insurance companies. The insurance cover has been created for insurance in states like Maharashtra, Bihar, Andhra Pra...Read more

Boveta Nutrition, USA launches innovative cattle feeding system to boost profitability

Boveta Nutrition is a startup that's created an innovative feed formulation for dairy farmers and beef producers that improves feed efficiency and increases milk and beef production while reducing wet waste and methane gas emissions. The company estimates its model can improve income over feed costs by 8-12 p...Read more

Licious provides ESOP for it's blue-collar employees  

Right on the heels of its aggressive market expansion to kick-start 2021, Licious, India’s largest fresh meat, meat products and sea food brand announced the launch of its maiden Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Known for its category-first initiatives, Licious ESOP offer will be extended to the blue-co...Read more

Inficold raises $900,000 from RVCF in Pre-Series A fund round

Inficold, a Noida-based start-up supported by Shell Foundation, an independent UK registered charity, that provides cold storage solutions has raised $900,000 in a funding round from RVCF and other undisclosed high net worth individuals as a part of their Pre-Series A fund closure. The funds raised will be utilize...Read more