Building the World's Post-Harvest Quality Chain
Centaur Analytics is revolutionizing the AgTech industry with cutting-edge technology that improves the post-harvest quality of crops and food products. Founded in 2014, in Volos, a small Greek coastal town, by serial tech entrepreneur Sotiris Bantas (previously co-founder and CTO of Helic, acquired by Ansys) and industry veteran Vasilis Sotiroudas, Centaur has set out to address the problem of post-harvest spoilage of agricultural products during transportation and storage that results in losses of to $1 trillion annually! Using advanced wireless sensors that move with each crop and AI-driven predictive analytics, Centaur delivers an unprecedented capacity to understand the quality impacts on food, grains and select commodities as they are stored, transported and sold. Centaur's Internet-of-Crops - a digital-twin and AI-driven IoT platform, provides real-time monitoring of agricultural products with unparalleled precision and reliability, and delivers end-to-end quality management and traceability from farm to shelf. With a growing list of high-profile ABCD agrifood clients (Cargill, AB InBev, Heineken, Riviana, CBH, Growmark), as well as prolific farmers, grain traders and food processors in about 30 countries, Centaur is a proven leader in the field and is actively contributing in the improvement of the sustainability, traceability, and transparency of the Agrifood supply chain.
Centaur's game-changing technology, industry-leading partnerships, and highly skilled team make them a standout in the AgTech space. The company's contribution to reducing post-harvest losses in the agricultural supply chain has enormous potential for impact and growth while their impressive client roster of some of the world's most prestigious Agrifood companies is a testament to their success and potential.