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Agricultural & Food Tech

With a share of 8% of greenhouse gas emissions in Germany (as of 2019) the Agricultural sector currently in fifth place among the largest greenhouse gas emitters. Greenhouse gases occur in different places. The largest area is that Meat and dairy area. According to a 2018 study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, the five largest meat and dairy companies in the world cause more greenhouse gases than any major oil company. The production of one kilogram of beef produces around twelve kilograms of CO2. For one kilogram of pork or chicken, there are around four kilograms of CO2.

Under the area Agricultural & Food Tech Include alternative foods to meat, vertical and urban agriculture, including aquaponics, agricultural biotechnology, low greenhouse gas fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides and therapeutics, and greenhouse gas reductions in the value chain. Below are a few Climate Tech start-ups and companies from the DACH region from the area Agricultural & Food Tech with products and services for consumers.

Agrilution has developed an intelligent “Vertical Farming Solution” for the home, which is set up indoors and promises year-round harvest of fresh plant varieties. The mini greenhouse, known as the "Plantcube", enables selected salads and herbs to be planted on two levels with four ...
Amidori produces vegetarian or vegan, soy-free foods that come exclusively from regional cultivation. The main source of vegetable protein products is above all the grain peas of the summer variety “Astronaut” harvested in Germany. The cultivation of peas promotes the breakdown of ...
With a compact circular fish farm, Aquacubes wants to make fresh fish a sustainable food and give everyone access to microplastic-free fish. The mini fish farm is set up outdoors and powered by solar energy. Integrated sensors enable ...
The team behind BugFoundation had a vision of healthy meat that requires significantly fewer resources to produce than beef and is used in culinary terms as a burger patty. The young company developed “Germany's first insect burger”. The alternative to classic meat ...
Growcer develops and builds automated, vertical indoor systems for growing vegetables. The “Robotic Vertical Farms” are narrow beds that are set up vertically next to each other in a production chamber. The beds do not need any soil or pesticides and, despite the low ...
Infarm offers an indoor farming solution of the same name for urban areas. An infarm creates an ecosystem in which air, water, light and nutrient content are controlled and regulated. In this way an optimal environment for the cultivation and growth of herbs, salads, microgreens, pak ...
The biotech company Mushlabs is working on the development of new foods made from mushroom mycelium. To do this, Mushlabs cultivates the mushroom roots, puts them in a bioreactor with by-products from the food industry (e.g. sawdust, rice husks, coffee waste) and leaves them to natural ...
Under the motto “For the love of the sea”, Nordic Oceanfruit develops and produces organic food made from seaweed. As a vegan alternative to animal seafood, the products should be healthy and tasty. The company relies on algae because the cultivation improves the water quality of the seas and ...
Planted. is a Swiss food tech company dedicated to the production of plant-based meat alternatives. The vegetable protein products should not only taste better than meat, but also conserve resources and make a contribution to environmental protection. During production ...
PLANTY OF MEAT from Munich has developed a plant-based burger patty which, as a "PLANTY-OF-BURGER", is intended to compete with the classic beef burger. The meat alternative looks and should taste like a grilled burger. The vegetable patty has its origin in the ...
Stadtfarm operates smart urban farming and supplies Berlin restaurateurs and private individuals with regional organic vegetables, pestos and fish. The food comes from the production site in the Herzberge Landscape Park or is bought from nearby farms. City farm breeds African ...
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