First cows, now pigs: Irish start-up gets Cargill backing

Irish firm targets new markets with facial recognition software

4th February, 2018

Cainthus, an Irish AgTech start-up that has developed facial recognition software for cows, plans to launch a new product for the pig industry by the end of the year.

Last week Cainthus, which has two Irish co-founders, secured an undisclosed equity investment from Cargill, one of the world’s largest private businesses, to take their technology global. Cainthus co-founder David Hunt told The Sunday Business Post that its technology would change the way farmers looked after...

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