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Israel: MeaTech 3D eyes cultured chicken fat pilot plant

The Nasdaq-listed company has revealed plans to establish, own and operate a scaled-up facility
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Israel: BioMilk goes public via SPAC merger

The cell-based milk company entered the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange via a merger deal with ...
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US: ZX Ventures partners with Clara Foods to produce alternative protein at scale

ZX Ventures is the corporate venture arm of beer brewer giant AB InBev
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PeakBridge and EIT Food launch new fund

FoodSparks is a €30 million fund that will invest in early-stage agrifoodtech companies in Europe
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Austria: 3D-printed seafood producer Revo raises €1.5m to begin sales

The Austrian company has competed its first-ever funding round
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Mexico: Sigma chooses Eatable Adventures for accelerator Tastech

The food processing and distribution company seeks to identify the most disruptive companies in the ...
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Finland: Solar Foods gets €10m from The Finnish Climate Fund

The alternative protein start-up is the first investment by the state-owned fund
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UK: Moolec Science taps into dairy-free category with new offering

The start-up uses molecular farming to produce alternative proteins
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US: Royal DSM launches Hologram Sciences

The new company will create brands in the personalised nutrition and health sectors
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US: Melibio raises $850,000 in pre-seed funding

The foodtech start-up set to produce honey without bees has attracted nine investors
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Netherlands: Meatable raises $47m in Series A

DSM Venturing is among the investors backing the cultured meat start-up
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XPrize Foundation launches $15m competition Feed the Next Billion

Competing teams will produce chicken breast or fish fillet alternatives
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Bangladesh: Alibaba Group’s Daraz acquires foodtech start-up HungryNaki

E-commerce marketplace Daraz has acquired foodtech company HungryNaki headquartered in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.
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Israel: SuperMeat opens production-to-fork cultured meat manufacturing facility

SuperMeat reduces production costs by 50%, bringing a cultured chicken burger down to $30
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Israel: MeaTech 3D enters Nasdaq with $22m IPO

The 3D-printed meat producer is also listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
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Future Food-Tech: Fibervita and 77 Foods win Innovation Challenge in partnership with Kellogg and Unilever

Unilever and Kellogg have chosen the winners of their innovation challenge
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Belgium: Puratos launches bakery-focused foodtech incubator Sparkalis

Sparkalis will also provide direct investments to start-ups with bakery, patisserie and chocolate innovations
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Slovenia: Juicy Marbles creates plant-based filet mignon

The foodtech start-up has joined the 2021 cohort of Y Combinator
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UK: Foodhub seeks £100m in biggest-ever funding drive

The food takeaway delivery app is gathering funds to supercharge its global expansion plans
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Switzerland: Football star Yann Sommer invests in plant-based meat producer Planted

Blue Horizon Ventures co-led the round with Vorwerk Ventures
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US: Benson Hill secures investment from climate solutions fund

Benson Hill is the first recipient of a co-investment partnership between CDPQ and S2G Ventures
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New Food Invest: Industry icons join online event in March

Organisers of New Food Invest have revealed the agenda and speaker line-up for the virtual ...
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Canada: District Ventures leads C$10m equity financing for upcycled food start-up Outcast

District Capital Ventures has also closed an equity investment in organic sparkling company Sapsucker
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Sweden: Oatly on its way to IPO in the US

Verlinvest, a family-owned evergreen investment group, is seemed to be Oatly's largest shareholder
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Rockstart opens applications for AgriFood 2021

Accelerator and VC fund seeks start-ups at pre- and seed stage with agtech and foodtech ...
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Israel: ChickP Protein gears up production and eyes the US plant-based market

ChickP Protein has commenced full production of its chickpea isolate and signed an agreement with ...
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Israel: Stress-reduction foodtech myAir conducts study with Garmin wearables

Technology tracks users’ metrics to measure their stress levels
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Future Food-Tech unveils 19 innovators with moonshot-potential

The unshakable determination of these start-ups in the face of today's challenges shows the role ...
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Israel: Redefine Meat raises $29m in Series A

The 3D-printed steak producer gets cash injection and gears up for global launch
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US: Nature’s Fynd launches healthy breakfast deal

The maker of Fy nutritional fungi protein hits the market with dairy-free and meatless patties
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US: AppHarvest becomes a public agtech company and appoints president

AppHarvest has gone public through Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp.
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22 start-ups to meet at Future Food-Tech in March

These start-ups are making strides to nourish people and the planet sustainably
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Chile: The Live Green Co. launches ice cream made only with plants

Santiago-based start-up completes formulation in 90 days powered by proprietary AI engine
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US: New Generation Food Rural Partners fund supports start-ups with university IP

New $125 million target fund to back commercialisation of food and agricultural technologies and protein ...
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Israel: Better Juice collaborates with German process engineer GEA

The foodtech start-up has teamed up with GEA Group in novel sugar-reduction platform
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Sweden: Norrsken taps into agrifoodtech with business accelerator

Swedish foundation will select 20 start-ups to get $100,000 investment for 5% equity
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US: Animal-free proteins firm Clara Foods secures $8m loan

Clara Foods is making significant progress in creating a animal-free egg
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US: Gut-health nutrition brand Muniq raises $8.2m in Series A

Muniq uses food as medicine to harness the power of the gut microbiome to address ...
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US: ADM Ventures, Barclays and Google invest in Air Protein

The start-up develops protein-enriched food made from elements in the air
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Plantae Biosciences enters the market

The new company will develop solutions to transform global nutrition and environmental security
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Cannabis entrepreneur Luis Espinoza joins Change Foods

Espinoza is a former high-rank executive at Just Eat, Marquez Brothers, Kraft, and Mondelez
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Irina Gerry joins fermentation start-up Change Foods

Former Danone marketing leader joins to engage the alternative cheese brand with consumers
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Solar Foods receives €4.3m grant from Business Finland

The Finnish start-up produces Solein, a complete protein made from air
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3D-printed food start-up SavorEat goes public

The Israeli plant-based company enters the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange following $13 million IPO By ...
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The food ecosystem meets at Future Food-Tech New York

On 2-3 December, the online event will connect hundreds of foodtech pioneers committed to strengthening ...
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Fermentation ingredients company Manus Bio raises $75m in Series B

Lead investor BBGI has formed a joint venture with Manus Bio for manufacturing and distribution ...
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Aleph Farms unveils its cultivated steak product

Aleph Farms says it is moving its thin-cut beef steaks product onto a proprietary platform ...
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ChickP Protein bullish on novel chickpea starch

The Israeli foodtech start-up says its new ingredient extracted from chickpeas offers food and drink ...
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Mondelēz enters foodtech space with seed investment in Torr

Israeli start-up Torr uses proprietary technology to blend real food ingredients in a natural, healthier ...
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Global VC investment in foodtech drops 31% in Q3

Start-ups producing bio-engineered foods and food suppliers account for 70% of the $2.6 billion invested ...
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Finnish foodtech community gathers at Shoots & Giggles MAKEathon

The 36-hour long online event on 13 November will see Finland's foodtech entrepreneurs create working ...
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Lab Farm Foods unveils cell-based chicken and pork products

The company has entered the market with a demonstration of nuggets and pork liver pâté
6 months
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Novo Growth leads €22m Series A for The Protein Brewery

The Dutch start-up is developing alternative protein through microbial fermentation
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Bits x Bites raises $30m in first close of new agrifoodtech fund

The chief executive of Monde Nissin, the owner of Quorn, and Temasek are among the ...
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Psagot leads $7m funding round for 3D food maker MeaTech

MeaTech seeks to acquire Belgian cultured fat producer Peace of Meat
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12 start-ups in the spotlight at Future Food-Tech New York

Future Food-Tech New York returns as a virtual summit on 2-3 December The organiser of ...
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Apeel raises $30m to expand in international markets

Apeel helps smallholder farmers in emerging markets extend crop shelf life and gain access to ...
7 months
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Pontifax AgTech closes second fund oversubscribed

The global capital growth investor has secured $302 million to invest in food and agriculture ...
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Spoon Guru secures multimillion-dollar Series A funding

Woolworth's venture capital arm backs food search and discovery technology start-up.
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New European fund launches with €82m to invest in circular bioeconomy

The European Circular Bioeconomy Fund has invested in two companies providing a solution to food ...
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New accelerator Food Tech Studio Bites! attracts innovation to Japan

Scrum Ventures has launched Food Tech Studio Bites! and seeks start-ups the world over to ...
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Meat-Tech to pay $17.5m for synthetic animal fat manufacturer

The Israeli 3D-printed food company has signed an MoU to acquired a supply chain partner
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Lewis & Clark AgriFood leads $27m growth financing for Brightseed

San Francisco-based biotech company Brightseed has developed an artificial intelligence platform to discover phytonutrients hidden ...
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Solar Foods raises €15m to build first commercial factory

The Finnish start-up produces a single-cell protein out of thin air that can be used ...
9 months
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Google for India Digitization Fund to invest in agriculture, health, and education

Sundar Pichai, Google chief executive, has unveiled plans to invest $10 billion in India over ...
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3D-printed food start-up Redefine Meat accelerates R&D with Givaudan partnership

The Israeli food-tech company seeks to ensure its 3D-printed meat offers the same satisfying flavours, ...
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Tesco launches agri-tech innovation challenge and accelerator

The Tesco Agri T-Jam 2020 is open for applications until 28 July UK supermarket Tesco ...
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Nestlé, Ajinomoto, and Barilla’s Blu1877 join China Food Tech Hub

China Food Tech Hub is a consortium organised by VC firm Bits x Bites to ...
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Yara invests in microbiome food-tech start-up Boost Biomes

Yara and Boost Biomes have joined forces to develop products and technology for improving crop ...
11 months
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Nutrigenomix and EatLove launch DNA-based meal plan guide

New service uses DNA testing to deliver meal plans according to a person’s nutritional requirements, ...
11 months
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Liquid egg start-up Evo Foods gets new investor

VegInvest has joined Evo Foods' mission to create an animal-free alternative to liquid egg
11 months
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Chilean Protera secures $5.6m to commercialise AI-driven protein products

The cash injection comes from venture capital firms Sofinnova Partners and existing investor SOSV L-R: ...
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12 investors join $39 million funding round for MycoTechnology

The US company developing mushroom-based food ingredients has raised $39 million from the investment arm ...
11 months
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Liquid egg start-up Evo Foods gets new investor

Vegan venture capital VegInvest has joined Evo Foods' mission to create an animal-free alternative to ...
11 months
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Motif FoodWorks starts research into fat alternatives

The Boston-based synthetic biology company has joined forces with Canadian lipids researcher Alejandro Marangoni to ...
11 months
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Daiz vegan meat factory gets funding from Japanese investors

The Japanese brand gears up as Asia's challenger brand to Impossible Foods
11 months
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Japanese cell-based meat start-up to launch foie gras in 2021

IntegriCulture has raised $7.42 million in Series A funding to fuel the development of protein ...
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Kellogg’s eighteen94 Capital joins $4.6m seed round for duckweed start-up Plantible

Plantible's flagship product is a protein-packed ingredient called RuBisCo extracted from an aquatic plant
12 months
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Big Idea Ventures brings vegan liquid egg start-up into the fold

Evo Foods combines science and plant biochemistry to create a vegan liquid egg alternative
1 year
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Capricorn Partners and Novax join growth financing round for lupine-based protein start-up

Since the market introduction of its Made with LUVE brand in 2015, the company has ...
1 year
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