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Australian AgTech shines at Future Food Asia Awards 2018

Onecrop staff accept the winners cheque in Singapore on 23 May 2018.
Food Innovation Network’s Community of Practice member, Will Taing, from Beanstalk AgTech, contributed this article.
Australia’s AgTech start-up ‘Onecrop’ has won the US$100,000 Future Food Asia Award for 2018.
Future Food Asia Award recognises and rewards entrepreneurs from Asia Pacific who are building disruptive and […]

Seeds&Chips – The 2018 Global Food Innovation Summit

Patrick Watson – Founder and Managing Director of Tarn Food Consulting, and a member of the Food Innovation Network’s Community of Practice – attended the fourth Seeds&Chips – the Global Food Innovation Summit in Milan, Italy, from 7 -10 May 2018.
Here Patrick shares his observations and a day-by-day summary of the 2018 Summit.
Milan, […]

NutraIngredients-Asia Awards – entries open

Rewarding true innovation and cutting edge research in functional foods, supplements and nutrition.
The 2018 NutraIngredients-ASIA Awards will take place on 10 September 2018 in Singapore, the evening before the start of the Vitafoods Asia trade show. Awards are now open for submissions.
Entering the awards is a great way to showcase your […]

SproutX names 2018 agtech accelerator startups

Image courtesy Darren Wolchyn
At an ‘Ignite Night’ event on 19 April SproutX unveiled the eight new startups in its 2018 agtech focused Accelerator program.
Each participant delivered a five minute pitch to an audience that swelled the Goods Shed at 710 Collins St Melbourne.
Sam Tretheway, SproutX General Manager, and Andrew Lai, Accelerator Director, introduced […]

Food Source Victoria

Food Source Victoria is a $20 million Victorian Government initiative to assist regional food businesses to grow.
The Food Source program helps boost exports, build industry capabilities and create jobs in regional Victoria. It encourages food producers and their supply chain to work together to add value to food grown and […]

Insect Protein – a small but growing market

Source: NOSH (https://www.projectnosh.com/)
Insect protein is a small but growing market in the U.S., expected to exceed $50 million within the next five years, according to a report from Global Market Insights.
Last month, Aspire Food Group, a cricket farmer and insect protein ingredient supplier for food products, announced that it had […]

Scientists grew the first vegetables in Antarctica without soil or sunlight

LETTUCE REJOICE
Story from Quartz (www.qz.com)
A group of German scientists stationed in Antarctica have successfully grown vegetables in a specially designed sunless, soilless environment. Working out of a shipping container-sized lab in an otherwise barren snowscape, the team gathered about 8 pounds (3.6 kg) of produce from their first yield, the […]

Internet of Things Symposium – Monash University, Clayton

Thursday 22 March 2018
Are you ready for the next industrial revolution?
Come and see first hand how the convergence of physical digital systems are causing massive transformations in the way manufactures create, service and operate in their new, smart, connected matrix.
This event has been sparked by global technology trends entitled […]