2022 list of top 50 agtech and foodtech companies is released

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SVG Ventures | THRIVE, a the global agrifood investment and innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, has released its 2022 THRIVE TOP 50 AgTech and FoodTech Reports, which highlight the industry’s leading growth stage companies. This year’s report celebrates leading agtech and foodtech companies across sixteen industry categories, with a strong focus on sustainability.

The annual ranking, now in its fifth year and in partnership with Forbes, is intended to showcase agtech and foodtech companies that exemplify the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation. The Top 50 selections were made based on their exemplary leadership teams, innovative technologies, investment, and traction. To qualify for the Top 50 listing, a company must have a product in market, have received a minimum of series A funding, and be ready to scale.

New this year is a focus on sustainability. With agriculture playing a pivotal role in progressing global sustainability through innovation, the report highlights 10 sustainable companies based on their environmental impact and effort to form a more sustainable future.

The 2022 selections are:

THRIVE TOP 50 AgTech

THRIVE TOP 50 FoodTech:

Six months of research when into the report, and the input from companies and agencies such as Corteva, Kubota, Land O’Lakes, Yamaha, Trimble, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Pork Checkoff, and Global Affairs Canada were utilized in the assessments. 

“Today, the world is facing several environmental challenges. Investing in solutions that rethink agriculture and food production systems are key to solving these problems. This year’s list highlights exceptional companies that are shaping the future of food and agriculture through innovation,” said John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Ventures | THRIVE.