In the future, will livestock farming be driven by mathematical models with cows being fed to the nearest gram and cared for even before falling ill, and in which breeders being bottle-fed new technologies will be able to free themselves of unpleasant tasks? (Article in French)
Platforms for sharing expertise, sensors for helping farmers work the soil, robots, drones, urban crops…. technology is shaking up the agricultural world and Les Echos is highlighting the start-ups who are set to revolutionize it.
Following the summer demise of Take Eat Easy, the Foodtech market could seem to be loosing steam. And yet, Dupont Lewis, who works in branding and marketing for food professions, has created an infographic that presents the different start-ups of France’s Foodtech; and oh how many there are! (Article in French)
Apps for learning gardening and other initiatives are blooming across the Internet. We have selected 5 tools which will enable you to become a master of arugula.
A collective project in Rennes could allow for the creation of France’s first laboratory dedicated to 3D food printing and the future of food. (Article in French)
Digital technology has bulldozed every facet of our lives and the way that we produce our food, sell it, and feed ourselves have not been spared. The French think tank Renaissance Numérique focuses on this issue in its white book of proposals. (Article in French)
Admittedly in a nascent manner, new technologies have landed at SISQA, for the pleasure of everyone, but mainly for the younger generations who see agriculture from another point of view through their smartphones. (Article in French)
Aeronautics’ major players are taking their turn to invest in agriculture. For example, Airbus who has proposed, in partnership with Arvalis Institut du Végétal, to create a pilot program for fertilizing grains using its Farmstar Expert satellite. (Article in French)
On April 28, 2015, the 6th annual “Jeudigital” was held at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry. The program included sensors, drones, and a crowd-funding platform for farmers and even applications for forestry management. (Article in French)
Today applications exist for everything, and in this field, food is no exception. Here is a selection of six applications to help you dine better.