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FoodTech Natural Ingredients

Chewing Gum May Be a Sweet Victory for Weight Loss

FoodTech start-up Sweet Victory, Ltd.’s botanical chewing gum designed to curb sugar-cravings demonstrates the potential to support weight loss. The results of a consumer study revealed that more than 80% of the participants reported that they had cut down on their intake of sweets, and that it helped result in measurable weight loss in 9 […]

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FoodTech Meat Vegan

Vgarden joins with Tiv Taam to advance its vegan deli meats

Leading foodTech developer of plant-based alternatives Vgarden, Ltd. announces the global launch of its vegan line of deli meats to be jointly manufactured with the major Israel-based supermarket chain and meat delicatessen producer, Tiv Taam (TASE: TTAM). This collaboration will be instrumental in boosting Vgarden’s production capacity to accommodate its global commercialization activities as it […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Nutrition

Meala FoodTech secures US$1.9M in pre-seed round

Start-up Meala FoodTech, Ltd., the developer of a functional protein platform, announces the close of USD1.9M in pre-seed investment. The round was led by The Kitchen FoodTech Hub, part of The Strauss-Group and DSM Venturing (the corporate venture arm of the Dutch multinational Royal DSM); with participation of Milk & Honey Ventures, specializing in alt-protein […]

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FoodTech Sustainability

SimpliiGood, Haifa Group co-pioneer sustainable closed-loop spirulina production

International plant nutrition leader, Haifa Group, Ltd., and food-tech innovator, SimpliiGood by AlgaeCore Technologies Ltd., have joined forces to optimize the SimpliiGood spirulina supply chain while promoting their net zero goals. This partnership delivers benefits to both companies’ products and bottom lines in the short term. It also positions them to create a sustainable circular […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

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 […]

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FoodTech Minimally Processed Natural Ingredients

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 […]

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Plant-based Foods Protein

Functionally charged proteins clean up labels in meat alternatives

Meala’s activated protein platform replaces methylcellulose and artificial fillers, boosts sensory attributes. Start-up Meala FoodTech Ltd. is breaking new ground in cleaning up labels in meat analogs using veggie protein. Meala’s proprietary platform creates functionally activated proteins designed to replace 1:1 methylcellulose and other hydrocolloid and gums widely used in meat replacements as binding and […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Plant-based Foods

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 […]

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FoodTech Meat Plant-based Foods

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 […]

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Plant-based Foods Vegan

Five top London restaurants now offering Redefine Meat’s Flank Steak made from plants

New-Meat™ pioneer Redefine Meat has announced that five top restaurants in London, including German Gymnasium, Chotto Matte (Soho & Marylebone), Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar and Mr. White’s, have added Redefine Flank Steak to their menus to expand the selection of premium, sustainable dishes that will satisfy the most demanding meat-lovers. With a level of quality […]