Articles and news on UK and European growth companies operating in the agriculture sector.


How do SMEs get their hands on the new £12 billion HSBC fund?

New HSBC fund will offer new opportunities for agriculture SMEs and firms hoping to trade internationally.

Venture Capital Funding

VC interview: Adam Anders, managing partner at Anterra Capital

Here, Adam Anders, co-founder and managing partner at Anterra Capital explains what sort of innovative businesses the VC firm is looking for.


Vertical Future brings sectors together to tackle urbanisation

Vertical Future may be the answer to the main problems of urbanisation: sustainable food production, access to healthcare, and air pollution.


£2.4m crowdfunding campaign launches to bring data analytics to farmers

Big data analytics is the only way the global agriculture sector can boost its output to feed the world's exploding population in the coming decades - which is exactly what a new crowdfunding campaign is banking on.


Smart agriculture: how big data is transforming the UK farming industry

Agriculture technology is one of the most lucrative sub-sectors in the new tech boom: so how are businesses ensuring everyone involved has the data they need to succeed?

Mergers & Acquisitions

Altor and Goldman Sachs take majority stake in Hamlet Protein from Polaris Private Equity

Producer of soy-based feed for young animals in new hands following successful exit.


Agriculture technology built by Apple Mac designer secures €1 million seed funding

A syndicate of investors are coming together to back agriculture technology start-up Monford Ag Systems, which is launching a product aimed at measuring the height and density of grass.


Hat-trick of deals for the Low Carbon Innovation Fund as it backs Weedingtech

Weedingtech has become the third company to be invested in by the Low Carbon Innovation Fund during November.


Zambeef and Continental Farmers Group are digging for victory

Coming to the AIM market recently is a Zambian producer of soya, eggs, bacon, beef and other products, as part of a rise in agricultural concerns.


Exosect wins funding for European roll-out

Environmentally friendly pest control specialist Exosect has secured £2.25 million of venture capital to bring their products to market.