Picketa Systems deploys new LENS™ potato plant tissue analysis system with CAD 1.4M Seed Round
May 26, 2023In a critical move towards advancing precision agriculture, AgTech startup Picketa Systems has successfully closed a CAD 1.445M (USD 1.059M) (Seed investment round. The funding will broaden the development and deployment of their real-time plant tissue analysis technology, called LENS™.
New Portable Device Uses Smartphone-Based Spectroscopy to Detect Late Blight Disease in Potato Crops
April 25, 2023The device has the potential to transform the way that farmers detect and manage plant diseases, leading to more efficient and sustainable agriculture practices.
Agtech: Breaking down the farmer adoption dilemma
February 14, 2023Agriculture technology (Agtech) has an adoption challenge. There are multiple barriers to introduction and scaling from an industry perspective. An analysis by McKinsey.
Simplot's outlook: 4 Operational Trends for Restaurants in 2022
January 08, 2022Potato Processor Simplot looks ahead at 2022. What should restaurant operators expect? An experts view on the supply chain crisis, labor shortages, new technology and restaurants’ innovative solutions.
PepsiCo Accelerates Digitalization with Launch of Digital Hubs in North America and Europe
October 27, 2021PepsiCo, Inc. announced the establishment of the company's first two Digital Hubs in North America and Europe, with plans to expand to more locations in the future. Hubs to centralize skills, development, and delivery of emerging digital capabilities, such as AI, machine learning...
Reading Bakery Systems (RBS) expands its equipment capabilities with its proprietary IIoT platform: RBSConnect
October 20, 2021Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, announced the expansion of capabilities and services offered by RBSConnect, their proprietary Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform.
Fertilizer Prices for 2022 Crop Will Be Near or Above Historic Highs
October 05, 2021North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension specialist shares tips for improving profitability during times of high fertilizer prices.
American Frozen Food Institute and IRI Partner to Drive Growth for Frozen Food Manufacturers and Retailers
October 03, 2021The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and IRI® announced a new partnership to provide AFFI members with complimentary access to IRI data on frozen food performance in real-time.
tna solutions launches tna remote assist service at SNAXPO
August 24, 2021Global food processing and packaging technology specialist, tna, launched its new tna remote assist service at SNAXPO
Michael Family Farms launches new website to help educate consumers on products
April 22, 2020Studies show that 70-80% of people research a company online before making a purchase. Shoppers search to find information about their potential food purchases in addition to the companies that produce it and what they stand for.