Investissements et acquisitions

Brightseed banks $27m to build out its plant nutrient discovery platform
San Francisco-based Brightseed has raised $27 million in a funding round led by Lewis & Clark Agrifood. Lire la suite >>
Loblaw investing $75 million for minority stake in telemedicine firm Maple
Loblaw Companies Ltd. is spending $75 million for a minority stake in telemedicine company Maple Corp., which helps connect people with doctors and medical specialists using a smartphone or computer. Lire la suite >>
Amazon is expanding in Ontario
E-giant announces plans to open two new fulfillment centres in the province next year Lire la suite >>
Nestlé veut s’emparer d’Aimmune Therapeutics, spécialiste des allergies alimentaires
L’opération valorise la biotech californienne, dont le groupe suisse détient déjà 25,6 % du capital, 2,6 milliards de dollars. Nestlé convoite surtout le Palforzia, récemment homologué aux Etats-Unis et présenté… Lire la suite >>
Une demande pour autoriser les dons des jardins aux banques alimentaires de Sudbury
Le Conseil sur la politique alimentaire du Grand Sudbury demande au bureau de santé publique local de revoir son interprétation d’un règlement provincial sur l’alimentation pour permettre aux banques alimentaires… Lire la suite >>
Inspection : Antares vision acquiert 100% de Convel et renforce sa diversification
Active dans le secteur des machines d’inspection, Convel réalise des tests d’étanchéité pour les produits conditionnés dans des récipients en verre et en plastique. Convel est leader dans les tests… Lire la suite >>
Beyond Meat to be sold at METRO China grocer
The plant-based alternative beef burgers on sale Wednesday at nearly 100 Chinese grocer locations Lire la suite >>
Chinese food delivery giant pumps $14m into robot maker PuduTech
Chinese robotics startup PuduTech has raised just over ¥100 million ($14.2 million) in Series B funding from on-demand platform Meituan Dianping, as Covid-19 accelerates investment into ‘contactless’ food-related technologies. Lire la suite >>
Constellation Brands acquires Gary Vaynerchuk’s Empathy Wines
Constellation Brands announced plans on Wednesday to acquire Empathy Wines, a direct-to-consumer vintner co-founded by entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk. Lire la suite >>
Chinese Confectionery Firm Multizen Invests In Vegan Dairy Startup Ripple Foods
Multizen, one of the largest B2B confectionery and snack companies in the Greater China region, has recently announced investment into Californian vegan pea-based dairy brand Ripple Foods. It marks Multizen’s… Lire la suite >>
Nestlé to Sell Buitoni Pasta Brand’s North American Business
Nestlé is selling pasta brand’s North American business to consumer-focused private-equity firm Brynwood Partners after more than 30 years of ownership Lire la suite >>
FCC invests 150-million-dollars in Canada’s farm and food industry
Regina-based Farm Credit Canada has outlined a $150-million investment in the agriculture and food industry. Lire la suite >>