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Cool Planet Raises $9m to Commercialize Co2 Sequestering Biocarbon Soil Input

Cool Planet, the biocarbon and biofuel producer, has raised $9 million in extra funding to commercialize its soil amendment product CoolTerra, which just earned a USDA Certified Biobased Product Label. The post Cool Planet Raises $9m to Commercialize Co2 Sequestering Biocarbon Soil Input appeared first on AgFunderNews. Source: AgFunder News

Asahi outbids PE firms to buy Peroni and Grolsch

PAI Partners, BC Partners, Cinven, Permira, KKR and EQT were all thought to be among the PE firms bidding for the world-famous beer brands. Source: Agri Investor

Edyn Raises $2m Seed Round from Strategic Investors for Precision Ag Hardware Rollout

The soil sensor company recently launched its precision irrigation product WaterValve and is expanding into Japan with strategic help. The post Edyn Raises $2m Seed Round from Strategic Investors for Precision Ag Hardware Rollout appeared first on AgFunderNews. Source: AgFunder News

Molpus acquires 87,225 acres of timberland

The TIMO Molpus registered the first forest offset project in Tennessee earlier this month. Source: Agri Investor

Chinese agri company plans $380m supply chain fund

The fund will invest in cold chain storage, agricultural products and e-commerce. Source: Agri Investor

UBS AgriVest talks risk: ‘Out west, it’s the water’

James McCandless, managing director of UBS AgriVest, talks about current risks in the US farmland market and what the firm focuses on in its due diligence. Source: Agri Investor

Pacific Agri Capital raises $10 m for cacao project – exclusive

The group hopes to build a regional hub for cacao production and global distribution, through a newly formed subsidiary. Source: Agri Investor

FaceTime for Farmers Raises $450k Seed Round to Develop Visual Remote Support App

AgriSync has created a two-way video app with a built-in dashboard to help farmers better communicate with their advisors. The post FaceTime for Farmers Raises $450k Seed Round to Develop Visual Remote Support App appeared first on AgFunderNews. Source: AgFunder News

Avrio Capital Closes Third Largest Agtech Fund on $110m

This is Avrio Capital’s third agtech fund and will revisit some subsectors of agtech which co-founder Aki Georgacacos believes have been overheated in recent months. The post Avrio Capital Closes Third Largest Agtech Fund on $110m appeared first on AgFunderNews. Source: AgFunder News

Avrio Fund III lands C$108m final close

An executive with the Canadian VC firm expects aggressive deployment after the late-stage agtech fund closed short of its $125 million target. Source: Agri Investor