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FoodSeed 2024: the new call for disruptive startups to reshape the Italian Agrifood System

FoodSeed, the Italian Foodtech acceleration program, is back on track to support the evolution of the Italian Agrifood supply chain.  The Accelerate for Impact platform initiative of CGIAR, an internationally renowned organization for agricultural research supporting food safety, is also joining the program as a scientific partner.   FoodSeed, the Italian Foodtech acceleration programme of […]

Areas Selects Winning Startups for the Second Edition of ‘Areas for Change Challenge’

Areas have chosen four projects to develop real solutions to sector challenges regarding sustainability.   Areas, the international leader in food & beverage and travel retail, headquartered in Barcelona, has selected the 4 winning startups of the second edition of ‘Areas for Change Challenge’, developed in collaboration with Eatable Adventures, one of the world’s leading […]

The rise of agri-foodtech in Italy is marked by significant developments: investments totaling 167 million euros, over 340 startups active in the sector, a notable female presence, and a prominent emphasis on artificial intelligence

With over 740,000 agricultural companies, 330,000 catering businesses, 70,000 food industries, and 4 million workers, the Italian agri-food market ranks as the 3rd largest in the European Union. In 2023, it generated more than 65 billion euros, equivalent to 3.8% of the total Italian economy. It is therefore not surprising that many new entrepreneurial ventures […]

Ocean to Table: How Algae is changing the Foodtech landscape

Lately, algae have been taking center stage in the foodtech industry, revolutionizing the way people perceive sustainable and nutritious food sources. Algae, often associated with aquatic environments, and seaweed, a common sight along coastlines, have proven to be valuable and versatile resources in the quest for more eco-friendly, nutritious, and flavorful food options. The global […]

Eatable Adventures announces the first investments of its fund to promote European Foodtech

The accelerator has concluded the first closing of its investment fund, Europe Foodtech Acceleration Fund I SCSp, focusing on technology-based seed projects in the agri-food sector. The new investment vehicle, worth 30 million euros, encompasses the Spain Foodtech and FoodSeed acceleration programs in Italy, with a third program set to launch soon in Europe.   […]

Top FoodTech Events 2024

2024 promises to be a pivotal year for the rapidly expanding food tech landscape, offering a multitude of significant events that provide a platform for leaders and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and delve into the latest innovations shaping the industry. As the global food tech community continues its exponential growth, these events present invaluable opportunities […]

The Spanish Foodtech ecosystem achieved an investment of 226 million euros in 2023

Eatable Adventures has presented the data from its annual study “The State of Foodtech in Spain 2023”. The Foodtech accelerator has presented the fourth edition of this report, which reflects the reality of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in this area and the evolution of the investment received throughout 2023. The challenges linked to problems related to […]

El ecosistema Foodtech español logra una inversión de 226 millones de euros en 2023

Eatable Adventures ha presentado los datos de su estudio anual “El Estado del Foodtech en España 2023”. La aceleradora Foodtech ha presentado la cuarta edición de este informe, que refleja la realidad del ecosistema emprendedor en este ámbito y la evolución de la inversión recibida a lo largo del año 2023. Los desafíos ligados a las problemáticas relacionadas […]

OPEN INNOVATION AND FOOD PACKAGING: THE NEW CALL4STARTUP BY ITALIA DEL GUSTO AND EATABLE ADVENTURES IS NOW OPEN

The food consortium Italia del Gusto together with Eatable Adventures launched a challenge for international startups to find new sustainable, innovative, and functional solutions in the field of food packaging. Amica Chips, Auricchio, PanPiuma, Parmalat, Ponti, Rovagnati, Urbani Tartufi, and Valsoia are the eight Italian Food companies promoting the Challenge, fostering new synergies between established […]

5 startups Redefining the Chocolate Industry

Chocolate alternatives are emerging as a disruptive force due to increasing ethical and environmental concerns. The conventional chocolate industry, known for labor issues and deforestation, sees 1.56 million children engaged in cocoa farming, often under exploitative conditions in the countries that produce nearly 60% of the world’s cocoa each year: Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, according […]

AREAS ONCE AGAIN CHALLENGES STARTUPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO BRING SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS TO THE ON-THE-ROAD FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

The company launches, in collaboration with Eatable Adventures, the second edition of the “Areas for Change Challenge” with the aim of enabling the international entrepreneurial community to develop real solutions to the sector’s challenges in terms of sustainability. Following the success of the first edition, Areas, international leader in food&beverage and travel retail with global […]

FoodSeed Accelerator: Unveiling seven “Made in Italy” startups ready to revolutionize the Italian Agri-Foodtech sector

 Seven Italian startups have been selected for the 1st edition of the FoodSeed Accelerator, a program focused on innovative food technologies, part of the CDP Venture Capital National Network. FoodSeed was launched in March 2023 to promote excellence and innovation in the Italian agri-food industry, with the support of promoting partners and co-investors such as […]