Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update – September 2018



Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update Newsletter - July 2018

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:

  • A partnership between Agrisoma Biosciences, United Airlines and World Energy uses Carinata seeds to power the first transatlantic biojet fuel flight and marks a critical milestone in reducing aviation’s sizable carbon footprint
  • Recent acquisitions of Core Nutrition, Jamba Juice, and Farm Boy demonstrate a continued attention to customer’s preference for plant-based and all-natural foods at the ingredient-, retail- and grocery-level
  • With increased competition in food delivery, incumbents like Miss Fresh, Postmates and Grubhub are broadening their coverage and merchant selection with new institutional capital or through niche bolt-on acquisitions