TURATTI JOINS THE THRIVE AGTECH VENTURE & INNOVATION PLATFORM TO ADVANCE AUTOMATION AND INNOVATION IN FOOD PROCESSING
PALO ALTO, Calif., – SVG Partners announced today that the worldwide leader in food processing technology, Turatti North America, has joined the THRIVE Venture & Innovation Platform ecosystem to bring innovative food processing and automation technologies to market. With a state-of-the-art facility in Salinas, California, Turatti North America will work closely with Silicon Valley based- SVG Partners to identify, invest in and deliver innovative products and processes to its food processing customers and the industry as a whole.
At its manufacturing headquarters in Salinas, California, Turatti North America manages the sales, services, and support for its U.S., Canadian, and Mexican customers. Also located at its Salina’s facility, Turatti’s Automation and Robotics division is focused on helping food processors overcome the challenges they face in meeting the ever-increasing demand for consistency and quality. Regarding this commitment, President and CEO of Turatti North America, Dr. Alessandro Turatti, said “we want to move from a position of reacting to changes, to anticipating the signals coming from our customers and having an eye on the right, proven solutions. This requires us to be plugged into platforms like THRIVE and to connect with entrepreneurs that come through the THRIVE program every year.”
The THRIVE AgTech Venture & Innovation platform brings corporate partners across sectors together to steer and support technology companies focused on more sustainable, high efficiency, and safe food production in the future. With the help of its partners and startups, THRIVE’s mission is to increase the efficiency of food production while simultaneously cutting the environmental degradation and food safety hazards associated with it.
“We are thrilled to have Turatti North America join the THRIVE Venture & Innovation Platform and bring their expertise and insight around food processing to our partners and startups,” said John Hartnett, founder and CEO of SVG Partners and THRIVE.