Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update – June 2019



Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update Newsletter - June 2019

Greentech Capital Advisors’ Sustainable Food & AgTech Monthly Market Update summarizes key announcements, M&A, and capital raising activity related to sustainable agriculture, while providing detailed trading metrics on public companies across the sector.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer, invested in Jones Food, the owner of Europe’s largest vertical farm, and Infinite Farms, a vertical farming joint venture, demonstrating the capital interest of incumbents across the value chain
  • The European Commission’s investment in Ÿnsect validates the potential for industrial scale insect farms to produce an alternative and sustainable source of protein for animal feed and fertilizers
  • Tech-enabled and precision-focused farming solutions, such as Decisive Farming and Gamaya, continue to solicit capital from investors