How China can support its increasing demand for organic, fresh, and safe food

How China can support its increasing demand for organic, fresh, and safe food “China’s government has set ambitious goals to improve the sustainability of its vast agricultural sector. But farmers won’t adopt sustainability practices unless new technologies also increase their profits. Meanwhile, important factors are intensifying the urgency of the problem in China:” Read the…

Connected to Origin: Technology’s role in a sustainable supply chain

Connected to Origin: Technology’s role in a sustainable supply chain “The prevalence of specialty coffee continues to drive consumer interest in both bean quality and ethical sourcing. Many coffee drinkers associate higher-priced beans and upscale retail experiences with greater social and environmental responsibility at the farm level. However, the growing number of ways in which…

Biotech Startup Stories: Crop Enhancement

“Crop Enhancement is an early-stage Boston-based company that develops non-toxic and sustained release technologies for agriculture. They recently secured $8.5 million in Series B funding. Kevin Chen, Crop Enhancement’s CEO, talked to us about how they found investors and what they are doing to overcome other challenges.” Read the full article >>