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Agriculture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

SUEZ and FERMENTALG joint venture to accelerate development of Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ announces the creation of 50/50 joint venture with FERMENTALG aimed at accelerating the development and sale of solutions for the capture and bioconversion of CO2 (Carbon Capture and Utilization or CCU) by … Read the full press release

Enel and CREA partner to develop solutions to promote coexistence of agriculture and renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel announces partnership with CREA, the largest research organization focusing on agri-food. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Enel Italia Director Carlo Tamburi and CREA President Carlo Gaudio, to promote research, … Read the full press release

Telefónica to present environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions at the Mobile World Congress

Telefónica comes to Mobile with a catalogue of proposals and real cases that highlight all that technology and digital transformation can do for the sustainability of the planet.  The company promotes the use of its IoT technology and big data … Read the full press release

New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

Yara EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera takes the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced that its EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera will assume the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE. At IMAGINE Food Collective he … Read the full press release

SUEZ Group and Airex Energy to industrialize conversion of biomass residues into biochar

The partnership aims to provide high-quality carbon credits to clients and help agricultural industry strengthen soil resilience (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group teams up with Airex Energy to industrialize the recovery of biomass residues into biochar … Read the full press release

Unilever and food-tech company ENOUGH to inspire plant-based food revolution

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinational consumer goods conglomerate, has announced its partnership with food-tech company ENOUGH (formerly 3F BIO) to bring new plant-based meat products to market. ENOUGH’s technology uses a unique zero-waste fermentation … Read the full press release

Winners of the inaugural SAS global Hackathon announced

From saving lives of first responders to exploring manure recycling, the winners transformed data into decisions. (PRESS RELEASE) MARLOW, UK, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Analytics leader SAS announces the winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon. Throughout March, SAS brought … Read the full press release

Yara launches a farm decarbonization business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from adopting climate-positive practices

The new farm decarbonization business has operations and partnerships across four continents (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, announces the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional … Read the full press release

SGS Geneva is now a Gafta Approved Superintendent

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS Geneva announces successful completion of Gafta Standard Audit and is now a confirmed Gafta Approved Superintendent. Demonstrating our technical expertise in supervision, sampling and check weighing for the Agri Commodities industry. As … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Ukraine agribusiness main player Kernel Group

US$57 million EBRD loan to Kernel Group as part of US$200 million syndication Funds to benefit farmers and support Kernel’s climate action strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that … Read the full press release

M&S launches new programme to support Select Farmers to become more resilient to environmental challenges

M&S launches industry-leading bee programme – introducing over 30 million bees to its Select Farms – to boost pollination, improve product quality and produce delicious British honey for its customers M&S raises the bar even further to offer more RSPCA Assured … Read the full press release

Ferrero goes beyond its cocoa sustainability efforts; strengthens human rights and environmental due diligence across its global cocoa supply chains

• Achieves 2020 target of 100% sustainable cocoa sourced through independently managed standards • Makes strong progress on reaching 100% traceability across its cocoa supply chain • Renews strategic partnership with Save the Children through a €8 million project to … Read the full press release

Hydro Sustainability Fund and Brazil’s Mitsui Bussan Foundation launch new initiative to generate value and new business in the mandioca chain

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that The Hydro Sustainability Fund has partnered with Brazil’s Mitsui Bussan Foundation to launch a new initiative in the Barcarena region called ‘Tipitix’ with the aim to boost the use of … Read the full press release

DigiSky and Asman Technology Announce Global Reseller Agreement

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Partnership broadens Asman Technology’s traditional capability to serve the aerial surveying market (PRESS RELEASE) TORINO, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Asman Technology, a leading provider of avionic and communication technologies and services, and DigiSky Srl, a leader in aerial ground monitoring … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut partners with Bloom Biorenewables to explore potential for converting chocolate manufacturing processes into reusable material

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut announces that it has joined forces with MassChallenge participant Bloom Biorenewables Ltd to investigate how side streams from chocolate manufacturing processes could support the fight against climate change and help Barry … Read the full press release

Amazon and Cerrado deforestation: BNP Paribas imposes strict policy and criteria to encourage clients to become ‘zero deforestation’ and transparent

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has taken steps to help fight deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado. Beef and soybean production in Brazil accelerates deforestation in the Amazon … Read the full press release

Symrise Nutrition’s Diana Food recognized for its overall waste reduction strategy with Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021 nomination

Recognition for excellent waste management throughout the business Long history in valorization of side streams and circular economy models Capturing of highly nutritious active plant ingredients (PRESS RELEASE) HOLZMINDEN, Germany, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diana Food, the leader in natural … Read the full press release

Iveco Defence Vehicles and New Holland Agriculture facilities earn Bronze status in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. announces that its global brands Iveco Defence Vehicles and New Holland Agriculture have both attained Bronze status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for their facilities in Sete Lagoas, … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina increases recycled content of its PET bottles to 100%

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina announces that it will be making PET bottles from 100% recycled PET (rPET) as from February 2021. Due to the fact that PET bottle can only be … Read the full press release

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 were announced at the virtual Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday 30th November. The Prize promotes the use of Galileo, the … Read the full press release

UK Seafood Innovation Fund selects BMT’s AquaDEEP to tackle sea lice infestation in Scotland’s aquaculture industry

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT announces that its innovative solutions will be used to address current pressing issues facing aquaculture in Scotland. UK Seafood Innovation Fund, that supports bold and ambitious tech-driven projects that will enable … Read the full press release

EBRD funds hydroponic greenhouse expansion of tomato producer in Turkmenistan

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces 2 million EUR (US$ 2.5 million) loan to Agromar, a Turkmen tomato producer. The loan will support the expansion of Agromar’s production facilities to … Read the full press release

AGRANA offsets 8,150 metric tons of CO2 emissions by transporting 1.25 million tons of beets by rail

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AGRANA to again transport raw materials in its current sugar beet campaign by rail, which proves to be the most environmentally friendly transport option to deliver beets to sugar production sites in Leopoldsdorf … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Barry Callebaut to produce biochar from cocoa by-products

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut (SWX: BARN), the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has announced that it will release its fourth Forever Chocolate Report on December 3, 2020 outlining the progress the … Read the full press release

Syngenta launches innovative new insect control technology that is kind to nature but hard on pests

Spiropidion is an innovative new technology that can be used to protect a wide array of crops from some of the most damaging, and difficult to control, sucking pests Spiropidion is safe to pollinators and beneficial insects, providing farmers with … Read the full press release

DSM opens new Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in China

(PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 18-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM further grows in China with the opening of a new Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in Baishazhou Industrial Park, Hengyang City. The new plant is DSM’s second premix plant … Read the full press release

Unilever launches ambition to help people transition towards healthier diets and reduce environmental impact of global food chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 18-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational consumer goods company, Unilever announces new annual global sales target of €1 billion within the next five to seven years, from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. The launch of The Vegetarian Butcher … Read the full press release

NORMA Group’s COBRA clamps will be used in the irrigation system of Chalk Hill Wines’ 400-hectare vineyard in South Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) DANDENONG SOUTH, Australia, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group SE (ETR: NOEJ), a German manufacturer of machine joining components, has announced it will provide thousands of its COBRA clamps for the irrigation system of a 400-hectare vineyard in … Read the full press release