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Israeli insect start-up Entoprotech raises US$2m from Granot

By Jane Byrne

The funding from that strategic investor is part of an initial unpriced round to support Entoprotech’s R&D and business development plans in the next 12 months and will be part of a $30m Series A round planned towards Q4 2022.

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Azelis set to float on Euronext Brussels

By Jane Byrne

Belgium headquartered, Azelis, a distributor of specialty chemicals and animal nutrition and food ingredients, today announced its initial public offering (IPO) and its intention to list its shares on the regulated market of Euronext Brussels.

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Export sales of US soybeans top trade expectations

By Jane Byrne

After what has been a bearish week, with concerns over damage to grain export terminals in the US following Hurricane Ida, and speculation over the risks for delayed and reduced exports, global markets made a recovery yesterday, says CRM Agri.

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IGC lowers forecast for world wheat output

By Jane Byrne

Last week saw the IGC amend its projections for global wheat production in 2021-22 to 782m tons, that is 6m tons lower than its July forecast but still an increase of 1.2% from 773m ton in 2020-21.

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African and Asian fish to feed on US grains

By Lynda Searby

The US Grains Council (USGC) is advancing a strategy to promote corn co-products including new high protein distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to aquaculture producers in the high-potential North African and Southeast Asian regions.

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Deep pocket investors 'ready to play' in ag tech

By Lynda Searby

The generous biotech funds that have transformed other sectors are now backing food and agriculture, with the potential to ‘disrupt’ the food value chain, says a venture capital fund insider.