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Podcast: Less soil compaction means higher yields

Harm Edens of BNR radio speaks to Herman Schoorlemmer, Research Manager at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Listen to the podcast here (in Dutch, 24 minutes), or read on for the synopsis in English. We are used to images of lone, giant combine harvesters processing vast swathes of farmland....

Start-up pulls off a ‘Koupe’

Koupe ice cream is much lower in sugar than the regular stuff and contains three times the protein. Thanks to its healthy image and a good dose of marketing nous, Koupe’s products are available in six countries just a year after launch. Jaco Pieper assumed people would not be...

Congratulations to the Nutreco Feed Tech Challenge 2018 Finalists!

The finalists have been invited to pitch to an international jury at an event in the Netherlands on May 28 and 29, with the top three going on to present at F&A Next the following day. The winner will receive a validation trial in one of Nutreco’s research farms....

ScaleUpNation’s Janet Bumpas: “Resilience is absolutely key to innovation”

F&A Next is very pleased to welcome ScaleUpNation’s Janet Bumpas, at our 2018 event. Janet is a start-up ‘veteran’. She comes from Silicon Valley, where she was involved in three different start-ups. She currently lives in Amsterdam where she is Program Director at ScaleUpNation, working at the intersection between...

F&A Next 2018: starting up corporates

F&A Next 2018: starting up corporates Food & Agri start-ups and large corporates need each other. Start-ups need to be corporate ready as well as investor ready. And corporates should be start-up ready. F&A Next 2018 brings them together at Wageningen University. The third F&A Next takes place at...