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Jordanian startup Decapolis is among the top 500 food technology companies globally

Date: 21/02/2022

In a sector of great importance related to the agriculture and food security sector, which is the food technology sector, and in a system that has begun to achieve achievement after achievement, which is the entrepreneurship system, the Jordanian startup “Decapolis” recently recorded an achievement by being classified by a global organization as one of the most important 500 specialized companies in food technology around the world.

Ibrahim Al Mubaidin - In a sector of great importance linked to the agriculture and food security sector, which is the food technology sector, and in an ecosystem that has begun to accomplish achievement after achievement is the entrepreneurship ecosystem, the Jordanian startup “Decapolis” recently recorded an achievement by being classified by a global organization as one of the most important 500 food technology companies around the world.

The FoodTech 500 powered by Forward Fooding, a global organization that oversees a platform and a digital guide for agricultural and food technology companies in the world, chose the Jordanian startup “Decapolis” to reserve a place in an annual list consisting of the most important 500 startup companies working in the field of food technology for the year 2021, which were selected according to criteria consolidated among the 2,250 companies nominated for this global list from more than 85 countries.

The Jordanian startup Decapolis was selected as one of the most important scalable international agricultural and food technology start-ups, given that the companies are selected using a unique methodology to rank them based on their business size, digital footprint, and sustainability practices.

FoodTech is a global smart platform that collects and oversees data for the world’s agricultural and food technology that helps professional investors, CEOs of global companies and entrepreneurs discover and track key players in food and agricultural technology in the global ecosystem, including startups, accelerators and international incubators. As well as venture capital for companies and investors.

Decapolis, founded by Jordanian entrepreneur Abdul Rahman Habashneh, is a company specialized in the field of technical agriculture that provides a food safety and quality tracking system for food producers, farmers, and regulatory bodies around the world. The company documents supply and production chains from beginning to end with Rigorous quality control standards, together with safety and quality verification at each production stage, through an uninterrupted chain of immutable records using Blockchain technology.

The founder and CEO of Decapolis, Abdul Rahman Habashneh, said that choosing the company by the “FoodTech 500” program to be on the global list is an international “recognition” of the company’s efforts and excellence in the technology sector, and its continuous endeavor to develop the sector, pointing out that the world today is moving and focusing on the use of Modern technologies, including the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence, to develop the agricultural sector.

He indicated that these technologies, including the Internet of Things, have the ability to maximize agricultural and food production, by improving product quality, increasing crop productivity, helping to conserve resources, and helping farmers better control costs.

Habashneh said that these technologies will develop a new generation of farming mechanisms, through which it is possible to sense soil moisture and nutrients, control water use for optimal plant growth, determine the features of customized fertilizers based on soil chemistry, determine the optimal time for planting and harvesting, report weather conditions and reduce Agricultural risks that lead to crop damage, and improve crop production using data statistics.

Last year, Decapolis received an investment of $150,000 from the Jordanian Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund (“ISSF”) .

ibrahim.almbaideen@alghad.jo

According to what was published in Al-Ghad newspaper - journalist Ibrahim Mobaideen (news link)