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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 […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

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 […]

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FoodTech Meat Sustainability

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 […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

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 […]

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FoodTech Nutrition Research

Azelis inaugurates state-of-the-art Regional Innovation Center for Food & Nutrition in Singapore

Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, announces the opening of its Regional Innovation Center (RIC) for Food & Nutrition (F&N) in Singapore, further demonstrating the Group’s commitment to continuously invest in its innovation capabilities. The RIC will generate a wealth of possibilities for food innovation towards healthier […]

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Cellular Agriculture FoodTech

CellRev re-brand as they accelerate commercialisation of their breakthrough technology

Technology disrupter CellRev, previously known as CellulaRevolution, which aims to revolutionise cell cultivation has undergone a complete brand refresh as they continue to ready their technology for the market. CellRev is a bio & foodtech company that was spun out of Newcastle University in 2019 that has developed an innovative technology founded on the ability […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

IFF, DuPont Join SimpliiGood to Develop Smoked Salmon From Spirulina

International food conglomerate IFF-DuPont is teaming up with Israeli foodTech start-up SimpliiGood by Algaecore Technologies LTD. to develop the first commercial smoked salmon analog made entirely from a single ingredient: whole fresh spirulina. The company is climate protection-oriented, growing its spirulina in the desert under controlled, ideal conditions.  Single-ingredient algae-based product The plant-based salmon-like cut […]

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Cellular Agriculture FoodTech Protein

Dutch government agrees to invest €60M toward building full cellular agriculture ecosystem

The Dutch government announced that it will be earmarking € 60 million ($ 65.4 million), to support the formation of an ecosystem around cellular agriculture, which is the technology to produce animal products like milk and meat directly from cells. It represents the largest public funding into the cellular agriculture field ever, globally. The funding […]

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FoodTech Natural Ingredients Sustainability

Phytolon and Ginkgo Bioworks Collaborate to Take Biological Production of Vibrant Food Colors to the Next Level

Phytolon, a growing startup company making natural food colorants, announced a partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA), the leading horizontal platform for cell programming, to produce vibrant cultured food colors via fermentation of yeast. Under this partnership, Phytolon is leveraging Ginkgo’s ability to engineer biology at scale to work together on the production of vibrant […]

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FoodTech Natural Ingredients Nutrition

True Blue for Hot and Cold drinks

FoodTech start-up Gavan, Ltd. is beating the blue colorant blues by creating a wide array of natural blue colorings for hot and cold drinks via a proprietary technology. Gavan developed an innovative method for extracting an entirely natural, pure blue that delivers high performance and high stability. Derived from spirulina, this new natural blue holds […]