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Kellogg Company starts VC Fund for Startups; Savannah gets new high-tech chilled cargo facility; Coke subsidiary launches new Food App; Robot Arm aids Disabled Diners and more
Kellogg Company recently announced that it is establishing eighteen94 capital (1894) to make minority investments in companies pursuing next-generation innovation, bolstering access to cutting-edge ideas and trends. The investment mandate includes start-up businesses pioneering new ingredients, foods, packaging, and enabling technology. For more information about eighteen94 capital, please visit www.1894capital.com.
A new Georgia-based company called PortFresh Logistics has announced plans to build a 100,000 square-foot high-tech cold treatment facility dedicated to perishable cargoes imported through the Port of Savannah. The facility, slated to open in late summer 2016, will strengthen Savannah in its role as a new entry point for South American produce.
Farmsquare is a new app developed by Coca-Cola subsidiary Del Valle that aims to connect people looking for healthy food with growers that are looking to place extra stock in a good home.
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