17th May 2021 BOMA / Environment
With even institutional investors wanting green metrics, there has been a convergence of mainstream and impact investment in the agrifoodtech community.
Food as medicine, medicinal plants and food personalisation are all the radar of US agrifood venture capital investor, AgFunder, as categories of opportunity.
But we do need to think about food quite differently, says Food Nation’s co-founder.
Global demand for protein is set to drive a rapid transformation of the US$260bn aquaculture industry, says investor Aqua-Spark.
The former Unilever CEO declares the world’s food system “broken from all dimensions” – but also suggests ways of fixing it.
Consumers globally want to connect with the source of their food and fibre, so if you’re selling a food product get in top of it, stat.
Described as the biggest food and fibre event of the year, the Boma NZ Agri Summit kicks-off in Christchurch this morning.
The Christchurch event will feature international and local speakers, interactive workshops, expert panels, cross-sector networking and more.
The food and fibre event will be held 11-12 May at the Christchurch Town Hall.