Female Founders receive a very small percentage of the investment funds for agri-food tech startups.
Winners of the FoodBytes! Chicago pitch event share their rationale behind competing in pitch event competitions
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Food and beverage startups in the United States procured about $1.45 billion in investments on 200 disclosed deals in 2018. The categories of alternative dairy (14% of total funding) and alternative protein (13%) captured more than one-quarter of all investment dollars to food and beverage startups.
Royal DSM has announced that after 20 years on the managing board and almost 13 years as CEO, Feike Sijbesma has decided to step down as CEO and hand over the company’s leadership, as he seeks to pursue other business and personal roles.
PepsiCo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners snacks.
IFF has announced its intention to expand its Tastepoint by IFF model in multiple geographies around the world and provide localized service to the middle-market customers in a variety of locations.