Our Fresh Take on United Fresh

We had the opportunity to attend the United Fresh Expo and Convention in Chicago. This major trade show is one of North America’s premier events focused on the entire produce industry, including buyers and suppliers. This […]

CPMA Convention Showcases Produce Products and Innovations

Last week, Canada’s largest trade show and convention focused on the produce industry, organized by the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), was held in Toronto, Ontario. This annual event, which rotates through major Canadian cities, is where leading North […]

Global Pet Expo 2017: Four Key Trends and Observations

With a record number of exhibitors and attendees again this year, the Thirteenth Annual Global Pet Expo in Orlando was another prime example of the continued growth within the pet industry. We attended the event, […]

International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) Attracts Agrifood Industry Leaders

The International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta was attended by more than 31,000 people and had over 500,000 sq. ft. of exhibitor space with nearly 1,300 exhibitors. The show is a combination of the International Feed Expo, […]

2016 Irrigation Show Reveals Innovation and Tech

The Irrigation Show in Las Vegas was an amazing showcase of new technologies and innovation in irrigation equipment, electronics, sensors, system components, software, data analytics, telemetry and web-based water/irrigation system management platforms. Many of the technologies […]

SDR Team Attends FoodBytes! Boulder

FoodBytes! by Rabobank recently hosted an event at the University of Colorado in Boulder. SDR attended the event, which presented a variety of key themes involving global food and the agribusiness industry.

Rabobank is a premier bank that addresses challenges […]

Innovative Solutions Highlight 2016 World Dairy Expo

By Eric Bosveld – Director, Agribusiness & Agrifood

Earlier this month, I had a chance to attend the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.  With over 700 exhibitors, there certainly were a lot of new products, services and […]

Travis Conway Named One of Colorado’s Top 25 Young Professionals

ColoradoBiz magazine recently released its annual list of Top 25 Young Professionals in Colorado in the September/October edition of the publication. Among this year’s class of winners is SDR Ventures’ President and Managing Director Travis Conway.

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Event Lookback: M2 Highlights Manufacturing and Food & Beverage Financing Trends and Opportunities

The 2nd Annual M2 Conference: Growth & Financing Strategies for Manufacturers, held recently at the Tivoli Ballroom in Denver, Colorado, featured strategic insights from some of the region’s top experts in manufacturing and finance.

Panels of manufacturers and finance professionals […]