State of Agrifood Tech - 2nd March 2023
In Today’s Edition:
How do Goliathan organisations in the agri-input value chain incorporate agritech into their strategy? Case In Point: Syngenta and UPL. How do Goliathan organisations in the agri-output value chain incorporate agritech into their strategy? Case in Point: Bühler Group
1/ Inside UPL’s Realignment
In October’22, UPL announced their corporate realignment plans to bring four ‘distinct pure-play platforms'. What I got wrong about UPL when I analysed the agritech gameplays of Big 6 Agri Input Firms and wrote “…better digital instincts prevailing in the agritech gameplays of UPL and Syngenta”.
2/ Making Sense of Syngenta’s Centrigo Farming Ecosystem
Is Centrigo a step forward to build a farming ecosystem in line with Syngenta’s aspirations to build the Modern Agriculture Platform (MAP) for smallholding countries?
3/ Making sense of Bühler Group (not Bühler Industries) and their Agritech Gameplay
Energy and grains are the warp and weft of our modern lives. 160-year-old family company Bühler claims that 65% of the world’s grains pass through their roller machines. How to make sense of Bühler Group and their agritech gameplay, especially in the aftermath of the pandemic and the Ukraine War?