Sun World Innovations joins THRIVE to accelerate new Ag technologies
May. 30, 2017
Established late 2015, Sun World Innovations is the technology and licensing arm of Sun World International LLC, the U.S.-based producer and marketer of fresh fruit. As part of its overarching mission to supply more and consistent supplies of delicious fruit varieties, Sun World Innovations explores technologies in crop input, water, harvest and labor efficiencies, along with plant breeding. In order to accelerate solutions aimed at real challenges faced by the agriculture sector, Sun World Innovations will work together with SVG Partners’ THRIVE program to identify cutting edge technologies and harness its own extensive horticultural expertise and international licensee platform with growers and marketers globally.
"We believe that emerging agriculture technologies will become even more vital to permanent specialty crop agriculture. We're excited about our new affiliation with THRIVE and believe that its dynamic platform is both timely and uniquely suited to helping us and others nurture and support relevant tech start-ups," said David Marguleas, President, Sun World Innovations.
"We are delighted to welcome Sun World Innovations as the latest corporate partner to join our THRIVE ecosystem,” said SVG Partners and THRIVE founder John Hartnett. “They join an elite group of world class partners as we continue to strengthen the platform and revolutionize the future of agriculture."