FoodTech

ICL and Protera Biosciences develop plant-based solutions using AI

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced ICL Food Specialties has joined forces with Protera Biosciences, an AI-driven foodTech start-up and designer of novel proteins, which are used to develop sustainable, highly functional protein-based ingredients for food manufacturers. The partnership follows ICL’s 2021 investment in Protera via ICL Planet Startup Hub, which is the…

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The GrowHub Innovations Company and Tangobar announces partnership for sustainable regional community development and ASEAN market penetration

The GrowHub Innovations Company (“The GrowHub”), Asia Pacific’s only Web 3-enabled plug-and-play ecosystem builder for food traceability and carbon credits, announced its strategic partnership with Kyoto’s leading craft canning producer and food experience provider Tangobar LLC (“tangobar”). Tangobar is committed to the development of canned foods using local agricultural and marine products as well as food promotion events. The GrowHub…

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New York start-up unveils plant-based meal replacements

Foodtech start-up Levana Nourishments™ has created a next-generation clean-label nutritional shake that acts as a complete meal replacement. The 100% natural formula combines a short list of gently dehydrated, finely ground plant-based whole foods to deliver a balanced, nutritionally dense, and highly palatable meal replacement. The line of full-meal shakes suits people with special dietary needs, picky eaters, children, and…

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Forsea attracts USD5.2M to expand cultivated seafood, without harming sea life

Forsea Foods, Ltd., a FoodTech start-up, is the first company to use organoid technology for culturing seafood products. With a goal of redressing the destruction of marine life due to overfishing, Forsea embarked on a mission to cultivate seafood—initially eel meat—without harming sea life. The eel has become an endangered species, while the demand for its meat keeps increasing in…

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Melodea enters US with plastic-free packaging solution

Green-tech start-up Melodea, Ltd., producer of sustainable barrier coatings for packaging, announces plans to expand its eco-friendly solution to the U.S. market. The move is set to support increased production capacity of its novel, plastic-free, plant-based barrier coatings to serve the burgeoning US and South American markets. Melodea will showcase its portfolio of products at the PackExpo exhibition in Chicago…

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PeakBridge Growth II Fund finalises its first two investments 

PeakBridge, a member of the Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity partnership, is a pioneering global impact fund manager in Agri-FoodTech. PeakBridge focuses on scalable, patented, and sustainable technologies addressing long term environmental and nutrition challenges in agri-food chains. PeakBridge’s Growth II Fund (SFDR 9) made its first investments in Dutch company Rival Foods and French company Standing Ovation after a…

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Redefine Meat launches in Finland, partnering with MeEat to distribute New-Meat™ to restaurants nationwide

New-MeatTM pioneer, Redefine Meat, announces its expansion into Finland, partnering with local plant-based manufacturer and distributor, MeEat, to distribute Redefine Meat’s breakthrough plant-based product range to restaurants nationwide. Having been adopted by leading high-end chefs across Europe, the collaboration will provide Finnish restaurants, for the first time, access to plant-based premium cuts and minced products that achieve a level of…

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BioBetter lands USD10M funding to relieve cultivated meat’s bottleneck using tobacco plants

FoodTech start-up BioBetter, Ltd., has secured USD10M in its A –round funding. The round was led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), with additional investment from Milk & Honey Ventures and the Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA). This significant injection of capital will be instrumental in accelerating cell-cultured meat closer to its ambitions for broad scale production. BioBetter harnesses the inherent advantages…

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FoodTech start-up moves cell-cultured seafood closer to nature

With the dawn of the cell-cultured seafood making waves, a new player has landed. FoodTech start-up Forsea Foods, Ltd. announces it has brought this novel concept closer to natural perfection through its patented organoid technology.  Previously used in developmental biology, medicine and research, organoids are stem cell-derived, three-dimensional tissue structures that when used in cell-cultured seafood products requires only a…

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Shiok Meats and Minh Phu Seafood sign MOU to establish an R&D facility, advancing development and capabilities of Cultivated Seafood

Shiok Meats Pte. Ltd. (Shiok Meats) and Minh Phu Seafood Joint Stock Company (Minh Phu Seafood) announced that they had signed an MOU to cooperatively carry out research and development (R&D) in the production of sustainable seafood, which includes setting up a joint R&D facility in Vietnam. The announcement is a step forward in sustainable cultivated aquaculture innovation, paving the…

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Gavan develops zero-waste plant protein extraction 

Gavan Technologies, Ltd., has developed a novel, waste-free protein extraction method that completes the sustainability loop through the sustainability practice of upcycling. The foodtech start-up supports the circular economy by positioning total plant extraction at the core of its operations. “Our new, multistep technological platform enables us to take any plant source, isolate and extricate multiple proteins and other valuable…

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Better Juice and GEA Establish Sugar-Reduction Innovation Center

New center offers manufacturers new opportunity  for testing Better Juice’s sugar-reduction technology. Israeli start-up Better Juice, and GEA Group AG, Germany, have established a new pilot facility, inviting juice manufacturers to test their sugar-reduction technology. The groundbreaking GEA Better Juice Sugar Converter Skid is included in GEA’s innovation center in Ahaus, Germany, and is completed with all the required processing…

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Resorcix, Gat Foods launch natural solution for preventing TAB spoilage

Gat Foods, part of International Beer Breweries, Ltd. (IBBL), and Israeli startup Resorcix, Ltd., introduce FLAVORWATCHTM, a breakthrough natural, botanical ingredient with inherent ability to prevent Thermophillic Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB) spoilage in clear, fruit-based beverages. FLAVORWATCH maintains the beverages’ organoleptic characteristics, fully retaining original flavor throughout the shelf life, and delivering a durable sensory experience in clear, high-acid still beverages.…

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Selina and Redefine Meat launch one of the world’s largest plant-based hospitality collaborations featuring breakthrough New-Meat™

Selina, the fast-growing lifestyle and experiential hospitality brand targeting millennial and Gen Z travelers, announces a global partnership with Redefine Meat™, the global pioneer of New-Meat™. The collaboration represents one of the largest and most ambitious hospitality plant-based initiatives with Redefine Meat, kicking off Selina’s ultimate goal of shifting menus to greater plant-based options, with 100% of Selina’s menus available…

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Biotech Food Colorant Startup Phytolon Closes $14.5 Million Series A Funding Round, Led by DSM Venturing

Phytolon, a developer of fermentation-based natural food colors, announced today it has secured $14.5 million in funding, led by DSM Venturing, to further progress its technology towards commercialization, with participation from Cibus Fund, Ginkgo Bioworks (in-kind investment in the form of Foundry services) and The Trendlines Agrifood Fund. Participation in this Series A also includes some of Phytolon’s current shareholders:…

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ChickP Cracked The Code for Creamy Dairy-Free Barista Beverages

Pure chickpea protein demonstrates high solubility, great flavor and performance in non-dairy creamers. ChickP, Ltd., a foodTech startup, and pioneer in plant-based protein innovation, introduces its protein isolates customized for trendy dairy-alternative barista-style coffee drinks. The company developed an advanced prototype of a chickpea-based milk analog. This plant-based creamer for coffee demonstrates the versatility of ChickP’s pure protein, following its…

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Aleph Farms Hires Chief of Regulatory Affairs Ahead of Global Commercialization

New Chief of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance will help the company accelerate commercialization amidst a growing consumer demand and advancements in the regulatory environment. Aleph Farms, the first cultivated meat company to grow steaks directly from non-genetically engineered animal cells, today announced the addition of Yifat Gavriel as Chief of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. In this position, Gavriel…

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Dynameat to tackle Singapore food security issue to avoid future chicken shortages

Singapore-based food-technology startup Dynamic Foodco is working to tackle Singapore’s food security issue and will be launching Dynameat plant-based chicken alternative by the end of 2022. Dynamic Foodco will be using the seed funds raised to deepen its research and development capabilities, strengthen its core team and build its IP facility as it works to commercialize the product. “With Dynameat, we want to offer…

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