10 Swiss FoodTech startups to watch in 2020

10 Swiss FoodTech startups to watch in 2020

By
Arman Anatürk
November 4, 2020

It's not just chocolate and cheese in Switzerland. This week, we asked the community for ideas of Swiss FoodTech startups that may positively impact the food system in terms of nutrition, sustainability and market share capture. Originally posted on LinkedIn

Here are 10 Swiss startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 40+ companies further down)

  • 🍎 Agrosustain - Biological plant protection.
    HQ: Nyon, Vaud
    Founded: 2017
    Funding: $4.6M
  • 🌱 Planted - Natural plant-based meat alternatives.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2019
    Latest round: €7M
  • 🔍 SwissDecode - Real-time food authentication, compliance and safety for farmers.
    HQ: Renens
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: $650K
  • 🚚 Farmy online marketplace for local and organic food
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2014
    Raised: $21.4M
  • 🧀 New Roots - Swiss producer of 100% plant-based cheese.
    HQ: Bern
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: -
  • 👶 Yamo - provide 100% organic food for babies and kids under 10.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: €10M
  • 🐄 Mootral - Natural feed supplement for cows  that reduces methane emissions.
    HQ: Rolle
    Founded: 2018
    Raised: $7.8M
  • 👅 FlavorWiki - Flavor profiling and food personalization application for food producers.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2015
    Raised: -
  • 🚲 Luckabox - on-demand delivery management platform connecting enterprises with courier-services.
    HQ: Winterthur, Zurich
    Founded: 2017
    Raised: $600k
  • 🧬 MyBacs - DTC biotechnology company specialized in the human microbiome.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2019
    Raised: -




Bonus - 30+ others to know 👀

KITRO fully automated food waste management solution

YASAI vertical farming based on circular economy

SNAQ Intelligent food recognition software.

MIRAI FOODS Creating real meat from animal stem cells.

FelFel - Smart fridges at work for healthier employees.

Prognolite Forecasting app for restaurants to determine future dishes sold.

Farm better Smartphone app empowering smallholders to increase their climate resilience.

UMAMI Microgreens from the heart of the city of Zurich.

MixFit Personalised drink delivery system.

Agrinorm Machine learning for quality and shelf-life predictions of perishable fruits

EggFields - Alternative protein startup replacing egg in the baking industry

Algrano Online marketplace for green coffee.

Beelong Indicator to score the environmental impact of food.

La Petite Épicerie Local autonomous grocery stores, open 24/7.

Wood and Field Swiss whey products, made from side stream ingredients.

Alver Golden Chlorella enhanced foods.

TICINSECT Bioconverting food waste into sustainable proteins for animal feed through insect rearing.

Insekterei Insect based crackers.

Koa Cocoa fruit processing for sustainable value creation.

Nübee Cold pressed organic baby food.

ObaGlaces Plant based artisanal ice creams.

Connie's Kitchen Organic every-day condiments.

Essento Range of insect based products, including burgers, snacks & more.

MicroPow all-natural delivery system for aromas and flavours.

Caulys Smart indoor farms.

naanu Vegan supplement alternatives.

Gamaya Imaging and Big Data for Agriculture

ecoRobotix Autonomous weeding robots to help farmers produce with less chemicals and lower costs

Kemiex Platform for buyers, distributors and producers of APIs, vitamins, food and feed additives.

Aero41 Crop protection UAV for agriculture.

MagicTomato Fresh produce directly from local artisans with same day delivery.

Foodetective Restaurant tech stack management in one single platform.

Smartbreed  Automated, sensor-equipped breeding systems for grasshoppers.

Snäx Smart fridges for offices.

Rhythm108 Vegan friendly and gluten-free snack bars, chocolate bars and tea biscuits

The Green Fairy Vegan, organic, sustainable ice cream

Hoppbox Vegan, gluten free and 100% natural snacks.

HEYLIFE Drinks from fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, roots and nuts

Zum guten Heinrich Gastronomy start-up for sustainable catering

flatev Personal tortilla baking system

Eaternity Institut Calculate your foods climate footprint

Authena - Protect Authenticity Tag, track and authenticate fine goods help brands protect counterfeiting

Written by
Arman Anatürk

Lived across North America, Europe and Asia, leading to my questionable cooking style. Jumped two feet forward into the startup world in 2013, and haven't looked back since. Always on the hunt for the next story or inside scoop to cover - email me or connect on LinkedIn.

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It's not just chocolate and cheese in Switzerland. This week, we asked the community for ideas of Swiss FoodTech startups that may positively impact the food system in terms of nutrition, sustainability and market share capture. Originally posted on LinkedIn

Here are 10 Swiss startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 40+ companies further down)

  • 🍎 Agrosustain - Biological plant protection.
    HQ: Nyon, Vaud
    Founded: 2017
    Funding: $4.6M
  • 🌱 Planted - Natural plant-based meat alternatives.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2019
    Latest round: €7M
  • 🔍 SwissDecode - Real-time food authentication, compliance and safety for farmers.
    HQ: Renens
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: $650K
  • 🚚 Farmy online marketplace for local and organic food
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2014
    Raised: $21.4M
  • 🧀 New Roots - Swiss producer of 100% plant-based cheese.
    HQ: Bern
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: -
  • 👶 Yamo - provide 100% organic food for babies and kids under 10.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: €10M
  • 🐄 Mootral - Natural feed supplement for cows  that reduces methane emissions.
    HQ: Rolle
    Founded: 2018
    Raised: $7.8M
  • 👅 FlavorWiki - Flavor profiling and food personalization application for food producers.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2015
    Raised: -
  • 🚲 Luckabox - on-demand delivery management platform connecting enterprises with courier-services.
    HQ: Winterthur, Zurich
    Founded: 2017
    Raised: $600k
  • 🧬 MyBacs - DTC biotechnology company specialized in the human microbiome.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2019
    Raised: -




Bonus - 30+ others to know 👀

KITRO fully automated food waste management solution

YASAI vertical farming based on circular economy

SNAQ Intelligent food recognition software.

MIRAI FOODS Creating real meat from animal stem cells.

FelFel - Smart fridges at work for healthier employees.

Prognolite Forecasting app for restaurants to determine future dishes sold.

Farm better Smartphone app empowering smallholders to increase their climate resilience.

UMAMI Microgreens from the heart of the city of Zurich.

MixFit Personalised drink delivery system.

Agrinorm Machine learning for quality and shelf-life predictions of perishable fruits

EggFields - Alternative protein startup replacing egg in the baking industry

Algrano Online marketplace for green coffee.

Beelong Indicator to score the environmental impact of food.

La Petite Épicerie Local autonomous grocery stores, open 24/7.

Wood and Field Swiss whey products, made from side stream ingredients.

Alver Golden Chlorella enhanced foods.

TICINSECT Bioconverting food waste into sustainable proteins for animal feed through insect rearing.

Insekterei Insect based crackers.

Koa Cocoa fruit processing for sustainable value creation.

Nübee Cold pressed organic baby food.

ObaGlaces Plant based artisanal ice creams.

Connie's Kitchen Organic every-day condiments.

Essento Range of insect based products, including burgers, snacks & more.

MicroPow all-natural delivery system for aromas and flavours.

Caulys Smart indoor farms.

naanu Vegan supplement alternatives.

Gamaya Imaging and Big Data for Agriculture

ecoRobotix Autonomous weeding robots to help farmers produce with less chemicals and lower costs

Kemiex Platform for buyers, distributors and producers of APIs, vitamins, food and feed additives.

Aero41 Crop protection UAV for agriculture.

MagicTomato Fresh produce directly from local artisans with same day delivery.

Foodetective Restaurant tech stack management in one single platform.

Smartbreed  Automated, sensor-equipped breeding systems for grasshoppers.

Snäx Smart fridges for offices.

Rhythm108 Vegan friendly and gluten-free snack bars, chocolate bars and tea biscuits

The Green Fairy Vegan, organic, sustainable ice cream

Hoppbox Vegan, gluten free and 100% natural snacks.

HEYLIFE Drinks from fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, roots and nuts

Zum guten Heinrich Gastronomy start-up for sustainable catering

flatev Personal tortilla baking system

Eaternity Institut Calculate your foods climate footprint

Authena - Protect Authenticity Tag, track and authenticate fine goods help brands protect counterfeiting

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It's not just chocolate and cheese in Switzerland. This week, we asked the community for ideas of Swiss FoodTech startups that may positively impact the food system in terms of nutrition, sustainability and market share capture. Originally posted on LinkedIn

Here are 10 Swiss startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 40+ companies further down)

  • 🍎 Agrosustain - Biological plant protection.
    HQ: Nyon, Vaud
    Founded: 2017
    Funding: $4.6M
  • 🌱 Planted - Natural plant-based meat alternatives.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2019
    Latest round: €7M
  • 🔍 SwissDecode - Real-time food authentication, compliance and safety for farmers.
    HQ: Renens
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: $650K
  • 🚚 Farmy online marketplace for local and organic food
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2014
    Raised: $21.4M
  • 🧀 New Roots - Swiss producer of 100% plant-based cheese.
    HQ: Bern
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: -
  • 👶 Yamo - provide 100% organic food for babies and kids under 10.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: €10M
  • 🐄 Mootral - Natural feed supplement for cows  that reduces methane emissions.
    HQ: Rolle
    Founded: 2018
    Raised: $7.8M
  • 👅 FlavorWiki - Flavor profiling and food personalization application for food producers.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2015
    Raised: -
  • 🚲 Luckabox - on-demand delivery management platform connecting enterprises with courier-services.
    HQ: Winterthur, Zurich
    Founded: 2017
    Raised: $600k
  • 🧬 MyBacs - DTC biotechnology company specialized in the human microbiome.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2019
    Raised: -




Bonus - 30+ others to know 👀

KITRO fully automated food waste management solution

YASAI vertical farming based on circular economy

SNAQ Intelligent food recognition software.

MIRAI FOODS Creating real meat from animal stem cells.

FelFel - Smart fridges at work for healthier employees.

Prognolite Forecasting app for restaurants to determine future dishes sold.

Farm better Smartphone app empowering smallholders to increase their climate resilience.

UMAMI Microgreens from the heart of the city of Zurich.

MixFit Personalised drink delivery system.

Agrinorm Machine learning for quality and shelf-life predictions of perishable fruits

EggFields - Alternative protein startup replacing egg in the baking industry

Algrano Online marketplace for green coffee.

Beelong Indicator to score the environmental impact of food.

La Petite Épicerie Local autonomous grocery stores, open 24/7.

Wood and Field Swiss whey products, made from side stream ingredients.

Alver Golden Chlorella enhanced foods.

TICINSECT Bioconverting food waste into sustainable proteins for animal feed through insect rearing.

Insekterei Insect based crackers.

Koa Cocoa fruit processing for sustainable value creation.

Nübee Cold pressed organic baby food.

ObaGlaces Plant based artisanal ice creams.

Connie's Kitchen Organic every-day condiments.

Essento Range of insect based products, including burgers, snacks & more.

MicroPow all-natural delivery system for aromas and flavours.

Caulys Smart indoor farms.

naanu Vegan supplement alternatives.

Gamaya Imaging and Big Data for Agriculture

ecoRobotix Autonomous weeding robots to help farmers produce with less chemicals and lower costs

Kemiex Platform for buyers, distributors and producers of APIs, vitamins, food and feed additives.

Aero41 Crop protection UAV for agriculture.

MagicTomato Fresh produce directly from local artisans with same day delivery.

Foodetective Restaurant tech stack management in one single platform.

Smartbreed  Automated, sensor-equipped breeding systems for grasshoppers.

Snäx Smart fridges for offices.

Rhythm108 Vegan friendly and gluten-free snack bars, chocolate bars and tea biscuits

The Green Fairy Vegan, organic, sustainable ice cream

Hoppbox Vegan, gluten free and 100% natural snacks.

HEYLIFE Drinks from fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, roots and nuts

Zum guten Heinrich Gastronomy start-up for sustainable catering

flatev Personal tortilla baking system

Eaternity Institut Calculate your foods climate footprint

Authena - Protect Authenticity Tag, track and authenticate fine goods help brands protect counterfeiting

It's not just chocolate and cheese in Switzerland. This week, we asked the community for ideas of Swiss FoodTech startups that may positively impact the food system in terms of nutrition, sustainability and market share capture. Originally posted on LinkedIn

Here are 10 Swiss startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 40+ companies further down)

  • 🍎 Agrosustain - Biological plant protection.
    HQ: Nyon, Vaud
    Founded: 2017
    Funding: $4.6M
  • 🌱 Planted - Natural plant-based meat alternatives.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2019
    Latest round: €7M
  • 🔍 SwissDecode - Real-time food authentication, compliance and safety for farmers.
    HQ: Renens
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: $650K
  • 🚚 Farmy online marketplace for local and organic food
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2014
    Raised: $21.4M
  • 🧀 New Roots - Swiss producer of 100% plant-based cheese.
    HQ: Bern
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: -
  • 👶 Yamo - provide 100% organic food for babies and kids under 10.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2016
    Raised: €10M
  • 🐄 Mootral - Natural feed supplement for cows  that reduces methane emissions.
    HQ: Rolle
    Founded: 2018
    Raised: $7.8M
  • 👅 FlavorWiki - Flavor profiling and food personalization application for food producers.
    HQ: Zurich
    Founded: 2015
    Raised: -
  • 🚲 Luckabox - on-demand delivery management platform connecting enterprises with courier-services.
    HQ: Winterthur, Zurich
    Founded: 2017
    Raised: $600k
  • 🧬 MyBacs - DTC biotechnology company specialized in the human microbiome.
    HQ: Zug
    Founded: 2019
    Raised: -




Bonus - 30+ others to know 👀

KITRO fully automated food waste management solution

YASAI vertical farming based on circular economy

SNAQ Intelligent food recognition software.

MIRAI FOODS Creating real meat from animal stem cells.

FelFel - Smart fridges at work for healthier employees.

Prognolite Forecasting app for restaurants to determine future dishes sold.

Farm better Smartphone app empowering smallholders to increase their climate resilience.

UMAMI Microgreens from the heart of the city of Zurich.

MixFit Personalised drink delivery system.

Agrinorm Machine learning for quality and shelf-life predictions of perishable fruits

EggFields - Alternative protein startup replacing egg in the baking industry

Algrano Online marketplace for green coffee.

Beelong Indicator to score the environmental impact of food.

La Petite Épicerie Local autonomous grocery stores, open 24/7.

Wood and Field Swiss whey products, made from side stream ingredients.

Alver Golden Chlorella enhanced foods.

TICINSECT Bioconverting food waste into sustainable proteins for animal feed through insect rearing.

Insekterei Insect based crackers.

Koa Cocoa fruit processing for sustainable value creation.

Nübee Cold pressed organic baby food.

ObaGlaces Plant based artisanal ice creams.

Connie's Kitchen Organic every-day condiments.

Essento Range of insect based products, including burgers, snacks & more.

MicroPow all-natural delivery system for aromas and flavours.

Caulys Smart indoor farms.

naanu Vegan supplement alternatives.

Gamaya Imaging and Big Data for Agriculture

ecoRobotix Autonomous weeding robots to help farmers produce with less chemicals and lower costs

Kemiex Platform for buyers, distributors and producers of APIs, vitamins, food and feed additives.

Aero41 Crop protection UAV for agriculture.

MagicTomato Fresh produce directly from local artisans with same day delivery.

Foodetective Restaurant tech stack management in one single platform.

Smartbreed  Automated, sensor-equipped breeding systems for grasshoppers.

Snäx Smart fridges for offices.

Rhythm108 Vegan friendly and gluten-free snack bars, chocolate bars and tea biscuits

The Green Fairy Vegan, organic, sustainable ice cream

Hoppbox Vegan, gluten free and 100% natural snacks.

HEYLIFE Drinks from fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, roots and nuts

Zum guten Heinrich Gastronomy start-up for sustainable catering

flatev Personal tortilla baking system

Eaternity Institut Calculate your foods climate footprint

Authena - Protect Authenticity Tag, track and authenticate fine goods help brands protect counterfeiting