3 FoodTech startups from Canada ranked in The FoodTech500


3 FoodTech startups from Canada ranked in The FoodTech500

Forward Fooding recently announced FoodTech500 2019 finalists, where 3 startups from Canada are part of : Agri-neo, Koomi and Rawcology.

About FoodTech500

Created by Forward Fooding, FoodTech500 showcases companies from all around the world (early-stage startup to scaleup) that are building and scaling AgriFoodTech businesses, addressing the rapid need for change across the food ecosystem.


All of the companies that have made the FoodTech 500’s shortlist have, in our opinion, become entrepreneurial success stories worth keeping an eye on, which is why we have made it our mission to share them.


Location : Toronto, ON
Website : https://www.agri-neo.com/

Founded in 2009, Agri-Neo is a food safety company providing solutions to help safely feed the world.

One of their solution, Neo-Pure is the only organic, non-thermal pasteurization that keeps food truly raw, keeping sensory, nutrition, shelf life, and germination intact providing a validated reduction of harmful pathogens.


Beyond Neo-Pure, there are many opportunities within food safety to set new standards given the trends towards raw food and increased food safety regulations. Agri-Neo intends to be a leading food safety company that launches new food safety products to help safely feeding the world.

The company is supported by FedDev Ontario, which has contributed $570,000 for the commercialization of Agri-Neo innovative food safety solution.


Location : Montréal, QC
Website : https://www.koomi.com

Created in 2015, Koomi (a Montreal based company with an office in Toronto) is the first Point of Sale system made specifically for line-ups, takeaway and on-the-go customers, and has a strong focus on consolidating online, mobile and regular ordering.


The company was part of the second class of Techstars Toronto Accelerator 2019, a great opportunity to grow and expand on the POS system market in North America.

The fastest, most efficient and easy-to-use POS for quick-service.


Location : Toronto, ON
Website : https://rawcology.com

Founded by Tara Tomulka in 2017, Rawcology’s mission is to create revolutionary organic and nutritious plant-based snacks that reinvent the standard of healthy, packaged foods.


Our goal is to help reduce dependence on snacks with added sugars by offering a way to consume delicious, refined sugar free and sugar free dehydrated snack options that are allergen friendly and rich in vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, fibre and protein.

Rawcology is the first of its kind on the market with four flavours of Superfood Coconut Chips that are always plant-based, raw, organic, nut free, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and school safe.

You can find Rawcology snacks in many stores and also online either or on their partner’s website like Well.ca.