Forsea Foods to Focus on Relieving Bottleneck in Seafood Supply, Starting With Eel Meat

September 6, 2022 Forsea Foods

With the dawn of the cell-cultured seafood making waves, a new player has landed. FoodTech start-up Forsea Foods, Ltd. announces it has brought this novel concept closer to natural perfection through its patented organoid technology.

USDA Announces $21.9 Million in Grants Awarded to Further Strengthen Meat and Poultry Supply Chains; Build New and Better Markets through Investments and Technical Assistance

September 6, 2022 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced an additional $21.9 million of funding is being awarded to 111 grant projects through the Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Grant Program (MPIRG), bringing total funding to $54.6 million. This year’s awards will fund projects in 37 states. The funding will help strengthen and develop new market opportunities for meat and poultry processors throughout the United States.

GrubMarket Acquires IOT Pay to Enter Financial Services Sector for the American Food Supply Chain Industry

August 11, 2022 GrubMarket

GrubMarket announced it has completed the acquisition of Vancouver, Canada-based IOT Pay, a leading fintech company that provides omnichannel payment services that allow merchants to accept payments both in-store and online on a global scale. GrubMarket will leverage IOT Pay’s technology and payments infrastructure to address the food supply chain industry’s accelerating need for faster, more flexible, and more robust digital payment and financing opportunities.

Omni-Channel Grocery Shoppers Key to Unlocking Additional Growth for Retailers, Data Analysis Finds

July 26, 2022 Symphony RetailAI

Symphony RetailAI, a leading provider of end-to-end, integrated AI-powered merchandising, marketing and supply chain solutions for retailers and CPG manufacturers, today announced the findings of an analysis of nearly 600 million shopper transactions to determine the impact of today’s omni-channel grocery shopper. A key finding is that online household penetration now reaches 6.4%, up 60% from pre-pandemic levels, and households that shop both in-store and online are growing at a rate of 10% year-over-year.

Milk Moovement Raises $20M to Transform the Dairy Industry’s Supply Chain

July 19, 2022 Milk Moovement

Milk Moovement, a leading cloud-based dairy supply chain software company, announced the closing of a $20 million USD Series A round led by VMG Catalyst, the venture capital firm that invests in technology powering the next generation of retail and consumer businesses. The new funding will help accelerate product development and adoption of Milk Moovement among leading dairy businesses in North America.