OurCrowd’s portfolio company EdenShield was featured in The Times of Israel, an English-language news website covering Israel, the region & the Jewish world. EdenShield are the producers of a novel plant extract from the Israeli Judean Desert that makes crops odorless to pests, preventing multi-billion dollar crop damage.

EdenShield, a portfolio company of Trendlines Agtech, develops insect-control solutions derived from natural plant extracts. The products are nontoxic, so they pose no danger to growers or consumers. And they can be used throughout the growing period, especially during the critical pre-harvest period.

According to D. Todd Dollinger of the Trendlines Agtech accelerator, EdenShield’s products “have the capacity to make a major impact on our food chain, making production more efficient and consumption healthier.”

EdenShield raised $712,000 from OurCrowd investors in 2014.

Read more on The Times of Israel here.