Venture-Backed Technology Startup Tackles Industrial Food Waste

A venture-backed technology startup, FoodMaven, is tackling the US$161 billion per year industrial food waste problem with innovative solutions that allow food producers and suppliers to earn a profit from once landfilled- destined food.

New Study Identifies Innovations to Improve Nutrition in Just 5 Years

Malnutrition is a global epidemic, and two organizations have gathered a group of global experts to come up with solutions in the food supply chain that can improve nutrition in emerging economies in just five years.

Winnow Vision AI Cuts Costs and Cleans Up Waste in Commercial Kitchens

The latest innovation in AI technology by Winnow Solutions enters the food space to help fight food waste, one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gasses on the planet.

25 Food and Agriculture Leaders to Watch in 2019

Food Tank is recognizing 25 inspirational individuals who are working tirelessly to transform our food system. From tech to farming to activism, they have diverse backgrounds, but their commitment to innovation in food and agriculture unites them.

Opinion | Digitization, Technology, and Farming—Who’s Got the Power?

Agriculture has always embraced technology, from ploughs to cell phones. Oliver Moore of Paris-based NGO, ARC 2020, discusses the digitization of agriculture and the power relations between corporates and agroecological farmers.

Technology May Change The Entire Food System For Good and Bad: Refresh

For agriculture and tech experts Ali Lange, Ankita Raturi, Don Bustos, and Tom Vilsack, technology is plotting new horizons for agriculture—as long as certain conditions are met.

The World Food Program: Fighting Hunger With Blockchain

According to Robert Opp, Director of Innovation and Change Management at WFP, “The exciting part is that these innovations, often developed for more commercially attractive markets, have such potential to improve the lives of those who are furthest behind.”

A Conversation About Artificial Intelligence and Technology in Food Systems

Experts in agriculture, artificial intelligence, and technology sit down to discuss the current and future role of tech in agriculture. Former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack opens the discussion.

2018 Food Tank San Diego Summit: Science–Ag–Tech Connect

At the 2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit, Michelle Lerach, Josh Henretig, Ryland Engelhart, and more talk about the possibilities of science, agriculture, and technology for the future of sustainability.

Twenty-Five Multi-Sector Partners Publish Report on AI and the Food System

A new report, Refresh: Food and Tech, from Soil to Supper, is a new approach to talking about technology’s part in agriculture, playing both good and bad roles in the food system.