Our impact

We invest in and partner with ambitious and like-minded companies throughout the world to re-think and re-shape how food is grown, produced, distributed and consumed.

Bringing together exceptional industry and investment expertise with a progressive programme of industry research and analysis and enhanced through the competitive advantage of cutting-edge technology and artificial intelligence, we aim to provide our companies with active and valuable engagement to support their growth and development. 

Discover how we are working together with our companies to bring innovative and sustainable solutions to food and agriculture by clicking on the case studies below.

Can indoor farming deliver food that tastes better, is more environmentally friendly and healthier for consumers?                                      
Can indoor farming deliver food that tastes better, is more environmentally friendly and healthier for consumers?                                      
Our ‘on the farm’ software solutions increase efficiency, productivity and traceability, saving producers time and money, giving consumers confidence in food produce.                                      
Our ‘on the farm’ software solutions increase efficiency, productivity and traceability, saving producers time and money, giving consumers confidence in food produce.                                      
We’re boosting the biological performance of fish and shrimp to drive productivity, profitability and sustainability in food production.                                      
We’re boosting the biological performance of fish and shrimp to drive productivity, profitability and sustainability in food production.                                      
Can AI accurately predict plant breeding outcomes to develop healthier, more nutritious and better tasting foods that are more sustainable?                                      
Can AI accurately predict plant breeding outcomes to develop healthier, more nutritious and better tasting foods that are more sustainable?                                      
Imagine if you could reproduce the best of beef and dairy cattle to improve yields and benefit the environment, in harmony.                                            
Imagine if you could reproduce the best of beef and dairy cattle to improve yields and benefit the environment, in harmony.                                            
To us, convenience food means enabling easier access to high-quality and sustainable choices while reducing the environmental impact of grocery shopping.
                                
To us, convenience food means enabling easier access to high-quality and sustainable choices while reducing the environmental impact of grocery shopping.
                                
Can the common black soldier fly turn our food waste into a highly nutritious and sustainable animal protein feed, releasing farmland to grow food for people?
Can the common black soldier fly turn our food waste into a highly nutritious and sustainable animal protein feed, releasing farmland to grow food for people?
We produce animal-free protein ingredients for use in the food industry using less water, land and energy while generating less greenhouse gases.

We produce animal-free protein ingredients for use in the food industry using less water, land and energy while generating less greenhouse gases.

Can you produce high-quality, nutritious, safe foods in a way which benefits animal welfare and restores the environment, with one of the lowest carbon footprints in farming?                                                             
Can you produce high-quality, nutritious, safe foods in a way which benefits animal welfare and restores the environment, with one of the lowest carbon footprints in farming?                                                             
Can we identify the specific protein segments that allow our bodies to better respond to certain needs and deliver them as functional food?           
Can we identify the specific protein segments that allow our bodies to better respond to certain needs and deliver them as functional food?           
We can recover phosphorus, a finite global resource, from wastewater treatment sites to produce plant activated fertilisers which improve yields and reduce pollution.
We can recover phosphorus, a finite global resource, from wastewater treatment sites to produce plant activated fertilisers which improve yields and reduce pollution.
Can salt and water be turned into a powerful disinfectant that removes the need for hazardous chemicals?                                                           
Can salt and water be turned into a powerful disinfectant that removes the need for hazardous chemicals?                                                           
How can a dedicated agricultural bank better support British farmers to become more productive and sustainable?                                                                                           
How can a dedicated agricultural bank better support British farmers to become more productive and sustainable?                                                                                           
How can you understand billions of datapoints to fight complex diseases and develop personalised medicine, nutrition and health and wellness solutions?                                      
How can you understand billions of datapoints to fight complex diseases and develop personalised medicine, nutrition and health and wellness solutions?                                      
How can fresh berries transported from South America be safer, fresher and tastier than locally sourced produce?                                      
How can fresh berries transported from South America be safer, fresher and tastier than locally sourced produce?                                      
Could poverty be reduced and the environment improved by empowering local growers to develop direct routes to market for high-value crops?                                                                                 
Could poverty be reduced and the environment improved by empowering local growers to develop direct routes to market for high-value crops?                                                                                 
We’re putting sustainably grown, organic, speciality mushrooms - delivered to customers within a day of being harvested - on the menu.                                                                                                                       
We’re putting sustainably grown, organic, speciality mushrooms - delivered to customers within a day of being harvested - on the menu.                                                                                                                       
 Can human healthcare analytics be repurposed to improve the health and productivity of plants and animals, reducing harsh chemicals and antibiotics?                                                              
 Can human healthcare analytics be repurposed to improve the health and productivity of plants and animals, reducing harsh chemicals and antibiotics?                                                              
Can recyclable plant-based alternatives avoid the need for plastic packaging in fresh food delivery?                                                                    
Can recyclable plant-based alternatives avoid the need for plastic packaging in fresh food delivery?                                                                    
We believe sequencing the DNA of our humble soils holds the key to producing more nutritious foods, improving yields for growers and conserving natural resources.                                                                                                               
We believe sequencing the DNA of our humble soils holds the key to producing more nutritious foods, improving yields for growers and conserving natural resources.                                                                                                               
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