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Category: Funding

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UK: VGC Partners adds Swedish pea milk brand Sproud to portfolio

The London-based investment firm backs the company at a £10 million valuation
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US: BlueNalu secures $60m in convertible note financing

Cash injection will allow the completion of a commercial pilot facility in San Diego
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UK: Smalling invests six-figure sum in Virtue Drinks

Roma and England footballer Chris Smalling gives energy drinks company a six-figure cash injection
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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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UK: Good Food Fund invests £200k in JimJams Spreads

The Good Food Fund backs enterprises helping combat childhood obesity
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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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Italy: Fresh food online delivery start-up Cortilia raises €34m

Renzo Rosso, founder of the Diesel brand puts his weight behind the growing brand
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Sweden: Nick’s raises $30m to bring sugar-free snacks to the masses

Nick's plans to use the funds to fuel international expansion
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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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US: Algae-based nutrition company iwi raises $10m in funding

Company operates as iwi and produces proprietary and clinically proven high-absorption omega-3
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SternAegis leads $10m Series A round for Outstanding Foods

The plant-based snacks brand of California plans a retail expansion on a global scale
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Allergy-friendly cookie brand Partake Foods raises $4.8 million

Lotus Bakeries' corporate venture arm FF2032 is among the investors
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Square Peg Capital leads $6m seed round for Vow Foods

The Australian company wants to feed the world with exotic meats produced from cells
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Thistle raises $10.3m led by PowerPlant Ventures

Thistle is a US-based food and nutrition brand that delivers fully-prepared 'plant-forward' meals to customers
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Seafood start-up New Wave Foods raises $18m in Series A

The start-up produces shrimp using sustainable seaweed and plant proteins
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Better Dairy raises £1.6m in seed funding

The company produces whey and casein via yeast fermentation
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George Gill takes up chief executive role of Beyond Animal

Former Vegan Society chief executive will spearhead company funding promising vegan start-ups
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MarketFinance launches Business Booster Fund to support UK companies

Food and drink businesses trading for at least two years with positive growth can apply
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Gotham Greens raises $87m to develop indoor agriculture

Gotham Greens aims to decentralise food production and provide more fresh foods to US 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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ADM Ventures chooses Seventures for microbiome-focused investments

The corporate venture capital firm has joined Seventure's Health For Life Capital Fund II
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Pieter Pot raises €2.7m to make packaging-free groceries the standard in the Netherlands

Haribo, Heinz and Ecover have joined the product line of the zero-waste circular economy online ...
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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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KisanHub gets cash injection for seed-to-sale connectivity platform

The UK agtech company based in Cambridge has raised £1.12 million and gears up for ...
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Natural Order enters Nasdaq with $230m IPO

The US company operates as a blank cheque business in the plant-based food and alternative ...
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Food delivery company DoorDash files IPO

The San Francisco-based meal delivery business recorded $1.9 billion in revenue in Q3 this year
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Veat to launch plant-based food vending machines in Stockholm

The Swedish start-up has raised €500,000 in pre-seed funding from four venture capital investors Andreas ...
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Zero Egg raises $5m in Series A funding

Zero Egg, a plant-based egg alternative for foodservice and food manufacturers has raised $5 million ...
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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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AP Partners Fund invests in TopGum

TopGum Industries is a functional gummy supplement manufacturer for nutraceutical marketers
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EIT Food Venture Summit approaches

Europe’s agrifood community of entrepreneurs, partners and investors will gather online at the EIT Food ...
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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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Psagot leads $7m funding round for 3D food maker Meat-Tech

Meat-Tech seeks to acquire Belgian cultured fat producer Peace of Meat
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Hershey’s invests in female-founded snacks brand Quinn

Quinn has several industry-first products, including pretzels made with whole grain, gluten-free sorghum
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EIT Food invests €6.2m in 12 food innovation projects

Selected projects provide solutions to supply chain disruption, food safety risks, and improved nutrition to ...
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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 ...
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Exclusive: Unovis expands with initial close of second fund

The alternative protein investor has secured €50 million for the Unovis New Crop Alternative Protein ...
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Food-as-medicine start-up Solarea Bio raises $11.2m in Series A

The biotech company develops microbiome-based solutions to some of the world’s largest health problems S2G ...
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Love Good Fats raises $10.7m in equity funding

InvestEco Capital and Export Development Canada invest in the Canadian low sugar keto snacks brand ...
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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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Dutch investor launches fund for agtech investments in Africa

Goodwell Investments has set up the Goodwell Impact Privak fund to channel agtech investments in ...
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Spanish venture capital firm launches third fund with initial close of €85m

Seaya Ventures III will focus on Series A and B rounds, investing up to €20 ...
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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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Chinese impact investor Dao Foods launches alternative protein fund

Dao Foods Venture Fund 1 seeks to invest in 30 alternative protein start-ups
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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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Shares of Laird Superfood trade above IPO price

The Danone-backed plant-based company has gone public, trading on NYSE American Photo as seen on ...
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Shiok Meats secures funding for commercial pilot plant

The Singaporean cell-based shrimp start-up has closed a Series A round totalling $12.6 million and ...
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Meatless Farm raises $31m to fund growth post-lockdown

The UK plant-based meat company seeks to expand in the domestic market, Europe, Asia and ...
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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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Phytolon secures funding for manufacturing fermentation-based food colours

The Israeli biotech start-up has raised $4.1 million in funding from investors and is conducting ...
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Good Food Fund opens for second batch

Better-for-you food and drink brands can apply for a share in the £1.8 million accelerator ...
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Cell-based meat maker Mosa Meat raises $55m in Series B

The Dutch start-up said this capital raise is the first closing of a larger round ...
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Japanese government awards $2.2m to IntegriCulture

The company is building a facility for cellular agriculture products and has teamed up with ...
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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 ...
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Alternative protein snacks Bbite gears up for UK launch

The sustainable foods company produces brownies and crackers using high-protein cricket flour made by insect ...
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Chromologics raises €1.9m in seed funding

Danish natural food colourant raises funding to accelerate the development of its products Natural food ...
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Alternative protein fund Lever VC announces milestone capital raise

The venture capital fund whose partners invested in Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods, and Memphis Meats ...
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SavorEat gets $4.8m to grow plant-based 3D-printed food business

Israeli start-up will install a pilot 3D meat printer at a facility of Burgus Burger ...
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Chinese diet food brand Wholly Moly! raises $10m

The Shanghai-based start-up targets young consumers pursuing a higher quality of life with a product ...
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German investors back personalised nutrition tech Loewi

The scientific spin-off of the Technical University of Munich uses diagnostic blood parameters and patient ...
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Animal-free collagen maker Geltor raises $91.3m in Series B

Geltor gears up for launching a dietary supplement for food and drink applications in 2021
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Upcycled grocery delivery Misfits Market raises $85m in Series B

The two-year-old start-up delivers upcycled produce and shelf-stable items to 26 states across the US ...
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Cooks Venture gets Larry Schwartz and John Roulac on board

Investors have joined a $10 million Series A funding for the regenerative chicken breed start-up ...
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Plant-based protein sweetener Joywell Foods raises $6.9m in Series A

Kraft Heinz-backed fund Evolv Ventures has led the funding round for the US food-tech start-up, ...
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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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Danone, Mark Cuban and AF Ventures back food allergy prevention start-up Ready, Set, Food!

Ready, Set, Food! develops daily supplements that gently introduce babies to peanut, egg, and milk, ...
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Aussie food maker Forbidden Foods launches IPO

The Melbourne-based rice company seeks to raise $6 million and start trading on the Australian ...
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Blackstone leads a $200 million equity investment in Oatly

The Swedish oat milk brand has welcomed celebrities Oprah Winfrey and Natalie Portman among other ...
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Bottled water brand EauLab gears up for commercialisation

The start-up uses proprietary technology to remove contaminants such as microplastics, hormones, chemicals, and heavy ...
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Simris secures SEK 29.1m in capital raise

The microalgae-based supplement manufacturer has completed capital through rights issue to further market expansion Photo ...
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Healthier meal delivery RealEats raises $2.8 million in Seed funding

RealEats meals are chef-made, dietitian-approved and use a patent-pending packaging technique inspired by the classic ...
7 months
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Jackfruit-based meat brand Karana closes $1.7m in Seed funding

Singapore start-up sources jackfruit from farmers in Sri Lanka and transforms the fruit into a ...
7 months
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Mosa Meat gets €5m follow-on investment from Bell Food

The new capital accelerates Mosa Meat’s plan to bring cultivated beef to market in 2022 ...
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Flora-made dairy company Perfect Day raises $300m in Series C

The California-based animal-free start-up produces dairy products through microflora fermentation L-R: Perfect Day founders Ryan ...
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Dirk Nowitzki and Kendra Scott join $15m funding round for Tiff’s Treats

NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki and fashion designer Kendra Scott have joined as leading investors alongside ...
7 months
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Simris Alg welcomes Steven Schapera to shareholders

Simris chief executive and founder Fredrika Gullfot has transferred unit rights to beauty industry veteran ...
7 months
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THIS announces crowdfunding campaign

The London-based chicken and pork meat alternative has chosen Seedrs to raise fresh capital from ...
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Plant-based snacks Outstanding Foods gets $5m and celebrity investor

LA Lakers JaVale McGee has joined the $5 million funding round led by SternAegis Ventures ...
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Probiotics company Sun Genomics gets $8.65 million

Sun Genomics is deemed the first to market completely personalised probiotic solutions based on whole-genome ...
7 months
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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 ...
7 months
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IW Capital invests £10m in packaging company Transcend

IW Capital chief executive says investors want to support businesses with a growth trajectory that ...
7 months
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TurtleTree cell-based milk start-up gets global investors

The Singapore early-stage business has secured fresh capital from Green Monday Ventures, KBW Ventures, CPT ...
7 months
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Shiok Meats raises $3m in bridge funding for cell-based production plant

UK investors Agronomics and Impact Venture alongside VegIngvest and Mindshift Capital have joined the round ...
7 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
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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: ...
7 months
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Climate Pledge Fund: Amazon’s billion-dollar venture capital initiative

The Climate Pledge Fund will invest in companies in multiple industries, including food and agriculture ...
7 months
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Canada gives multimillion-dollar boost to plant-based food industry

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has committed a $100 million investment into Merit Functional Foods’ pea ...
7 months
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GentleFoods closes seed funding round led by Heritas

GentleFoods is a brand of SilverConnect, the medical nutrition start-up of Singapore making food solutions ...
7 months
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China promotes plant-based food with innovation contest

Food innovators will compete in three main categories: pre-packaged foods, main-course recipes, and animal-free ingredients China ...
7 months
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DoorDash seeks $400 million in pre-IPO funding round

The Sequoia-backed food delivery company says investors participating in the Series H funding round value ...
7 months
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Bühler, Tyson Ventures and Temasek join the New Protein Fund

The New Protein Fund by Big Idea Ventures will accelerate up to 100 plant-based and ...
7 months
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Ekcle Ventures leads seed funding round for Jimmy’s Cocktails

The challenger brand makes alcohol-free low-calorie ready-to-drink mixers and plans to use the cash injection ...
8 months
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Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund eyes food and health sub-funds

The fund will cooperate with consultants on the preparation of studies to determine the best ...
8 months
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Funds 4 Food online fundraiser opens

The event hosting private capital meetings takes place until 2 July and will donate proceeds ...
8 months
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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 ...
8 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 ...
8 months

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