Over the past few years we have seen the emergence of lots and lots of food innovation centers, but this is one I am particularly watching – and so should you!
Launched in September, 2020 Scrum Ventures created the studio program to build a stage-agnostic, global community of best-in-class startups with a common vision of bringing better and more efficient processes within the food development ecosystem. Just last week they made two announcements: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, and the governments of Kaga City, Kobe City, and Niigata City who all join the program as new strategic partners to create a new community focused on solving the challenges plaguing the world's food supply including (but not limited to) safety, waste reduction, and health. Existing partners include Fujicco, House Foods, Kagome and Tokyo Gas. The second: the program has selected 85 startups from eighteen countries around the globe from 218 applications from 30 countries. Here’s a few:
And that’s why we should be watching. Check it out at foodtech.studio