PetPlate Raises $4 Million in Seed Round Led by Dane Creek Capital

NEW YORK, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PetPlate, a leading direct-to-consumer subscription service that delivers fresh-cooked pet meals, announced today that it has closed a $4 million seed round led by Dane Creek Capital. Other notable investors include Amity Supply, SWAT Equity, The Yard Ventures, Castor Ventures, and BrandProject, PetPlate’s first institutional investor. The company […]

ENTREVESTOR: Dartmouth pet food firm acquired

PETER MOREIRA Published July 26, 2017 – 7:29pm Dane Creek Capital Corp. this week agreed to buy pet-related assets of Dartmouth-based Nature’s Way Canada in its latest step in building up a Nova Scotia-based portfolio of sustainable pet food products. Dane Creek is a Mississauga, Ont.-based merchant bank specializing in pet-related businesses, and in the […]

The race to feed insects to livestock, pets and people

But can the ‘yuck factor’ be overcome to vault insect farming out of the land of the niche? By Mary Baxter For Jarrod Goldin, a report about edible insects four years ago had the perspective-altering impact equivalent to Neil Armstrong first setting foot on the moon. A 2013 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United […]

CBCNews: How a Nova Scotia farm turns 4 million crickets, ‘legs and all,’ into protein

Midgard Insect Farms Inc. produces crickets used as protein in pet food By Holly Conners, CBC News Posted: Mar 06, 2017 6:07 PM AT Last Updated: Mar 07, 2017 10:23 AM AT Joy Hillier is one of the few people who knows what it sounds like to walk into a building filled with millions of crickets. […]