Agricycle raises $2.4 million, launches new ingredients business

Agricycle Global works with several women-led cooperatives around the world who are responsible for drying their fruit. In addition to access to educational opportunities, women who work with Agricycle are paid seven times more than the average daily wage, said Joshua Shefner, Agricycle co-founder and CEO.

Milwaukee-based Agricycle Global has launched a new ingredients business on the heels of a $2.4 million funding round led by Wisconsin-based MaSa Partners and CSA Partners, the startup recently announced. Agricycle launched in 2017 with a simple concept – teach farmers in Jamaica how to use solar-powered dehydrators to turn surplus tropical fruits into dried

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