Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Industry 4.0: investments in IoT notably higher than in cloud computing, security, big data analytics, robotics, ML, VR

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of its new report entitled “Industrial IoT in the Time of Covid-19 Research Programme”, which reveals that investment … Read the full press release

BASF unveils significantly miniaturized NIR Spectroscopy for fast on-site analysis of animal feed and ingredients

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced the launch of trinamiX’ Mobile Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Solution for the feed industry. Developed jointly by its wholly owned subsidiary trinamiX GmbH … Read the full press release

Continental 150 Years: Continental celebrates its rich heritage in manufacturing agricultural tyres

(PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental (ETR: CON), a German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company, has announced it celebrates 150 years of tyre manufacturing and the company is looking into its rich heritage that included the first pneumatic … Read the full press release

Aquaculture: Alfa Laval acquires LiftUP, leader in waste extraction systems for fish farms

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the acquisition of Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP, a market leader in removing waste from fish farms to reduce … Read the full press release

Nutreco part of USD 7.5 million funding round in Norwegian salmon farming company AquaCon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it participated in a USD 7.5 million (~EUR 6.5 million) funding round in Norwegian land-based salmon farming company AquaCon. Other companies that … Read the full press release

Yara to reduce ammonia production due to record high natural gas prices across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced it will reduce production of ammonia at a number of its plants due to record high natural gas prices in Europe, which are impacting … Read the full press release

“Sustainable tires through dandelions – innovations from biology, technology and agriculture” project nominated for the Federal President’s Award for Technology and Innovation 2021

“Sustainable tires through dandelions – innovations from biology, technology and agriculture” joint research project shows that a new, alternative raw material supply is possible Every year, the Federal President’s Award, awarded by the German President, honors outstanding technical, engineering or … Read the full press release

Paul Bestford to lead Nutreco’s procurement

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced the appointment of Paul Bestford as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Paul is coming from Burberry where he led the … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

AFRY to become a global partner for implementation and integrations of OptiCept Technologies’ systems and technology

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT and OptiCept Technologies (FRA: 725), Lund based provider of technological solutions for the food and plant industry, … Read the full press release

Nutreco, Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science invest EUR 21 million in Proteon Pharmaceuticals to accelerate the reduction of antibiotics used in aquaculture and livestock farming

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, leading company in the field of animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it is leading a EUR 21 million financing round together with Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science, a portfolio company of … Read the full press release

Enel, Enel X and Confagricoltura partner to bring sustainable energy solutions to the agricultural sector

Agreements were signed to provide tailor-made solutions for the competitiveness of the agricultural sector (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 9-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, and Confagricoltura, representing agricultural enterprises … Read the full press release

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