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Spain: Moa Foodtech raises €1.5m in seed funding

The round was led by food accelerator Eatable Adventures and New York-based alternative protein fund ...
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Arla kicks off protein bar product line with new whey concept

Dairy giants’ whey protein mix improves texture and shelf-life of peanut butter protein bars
3 months
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Canada: WM Partners acquires plant-based protein powder firm Vega

Middle-market private equity firm WM Partners has acquired Vega, which sells plant-based protein powder in ...
4 months
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UK: Enough closes €42m Series B amid plans to scale product

Funding round led by animal nutrition giant Nutreco as Enough plots factory build
6 months
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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
8 months
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US: Post Holdings leads $25m Series A round for Hungry Planet

Singaporean investment group TRIREC also joined the financing round
8 months
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US: Atlast secures $40m to build the world’s largest aerial mycelium farm

The alternative meat company has raised $40 million in a Series A funding round
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Brazil: JBS to pay €341m for Vivera

Dutch company Vivera is the third-largest plant-based manufacturer in Europe
8 months
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France: Ÿnsect acquires edible mealworm food ingredients company Protifarm

Protifarm produces more than 1,000 metric tons of food ingredients derived from mealworms annually
8 months
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China: Haofood makes foray into Shanghai restaurants

Five restaurants in China now use Haofood's chicken products made with peanut protein
8 months
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US: Cultured Decadence secures funding to create lobster meat from cells

The start-up uses technology that can be applied to create a range of seafood products
8 months
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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
8 months
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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
8 months
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Germany: Bluu Biosciences raises €7m to produce cultured fish

Based in Berlin, Bluu Biosciences specialises in the development and production of cultured fish
8 months
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US: Eat Just closes $200m in new funding

Qatar Investment Authority has lead the investment round for Just Egg
8 months
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XPrize Foundation launches $15m competition Feed the Next Billion

Competing teams will produce chicken breast or fish fillet alternatives
9 months
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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
9 months
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UK and Canada: Meatless Farm launches ingredients subsidiary and new protein plant

The facility will produce up to 14,500 tonnes of plant protein ingredients by 2023
9 months
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Slovenia: Juicy Marbles creates plant-based filet mignon

The foodtech start-up has joined the 2021 cohort of Y Combinator
9 months
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Children’s growth product to shake up China market

Nutritional Growth Solutions is introducing its Healthy Height protein powder shake in China
9 months
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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
9 months
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Israel: Aleph Farms inks MoU with Brazilian meat producer BRF

Aleph Farms and BRF want to bring cultivated meat to Brazilian tables
9 months
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UK: Kebab Alliance aims to skewer stereotypical image

The £2.8 billion a year UK kebab industry is to be represented by the Kebab ...
9 months
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Spain: Heura Foods seeks double-digit million euros in Series A

The Barcelona-based producer of plant-based beef and chicken products is a €8 million turnover business
10 months
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Israel: Future Meat gets $27m cash injection as cell-based technology brings production cost below $10

Pilot production to begin in H1
10 months
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US: Meat snack provider Stryve Foods to go public

Stryve is going public via SPAC IPO at an anticipated enterprise value of $170 Million
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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 ...
10 months
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Canada: The Very Good Food Co. eyes plant-based cheese acquisition

The parent company of The Very Good Butchers has agreed to pay C$3 million for ...
11 months
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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
11 months
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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
11 months
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Mitsubishi chooses Aleph Farms

The Food Industry division of the Japanese giant has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ...
11 months
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Future Food-Tech announces Innovation Challenge with Kellogg’s and Unilever

Initiative seeks to unlock new talent and enable opportunities for collaborations
12 months
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M&S chooses mycoprotein company 3F Bio for vegan food range

The mycoprotein fermentation process creates whole food biomass with a meat-like texture that is high ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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
1 year
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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
1 year
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This plant-based products to launch in third UK supermarket

The London-based company reports sales of its chicken and bacon alternatives are growing fast, and ...
1 year
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Quirch Foods completes Colorado Boxed Beef merger

The deal creates a major US distributor and exporter of protein and ethnic food products
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Exclusive: Unovis expands with initial close of second fund

The alternative protein investor has secured €50 million for the New Crop Alternative Protein Fund ...
1 year
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Aleph Farms: It’s meat, Jim, but not as we know it

Having collaborated on producing meat from cells on the International Space Station, Aleph Farms is ...
1 year
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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
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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Small Giants launches insect-based snacks

London-based snacking start-up Small Giants uses cricket flour as a sustainable source of protein
1 year
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Cell-based meat maker Mosa Meat raises $55m in Series B

The Dutch start-up says this capital raise is the first close of a larger round
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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This raises £3.6m on Seedrs and gets celebrity backing

Chris Smalling of Manchester United has joined This’ crowdfunding round, which has already exceeded its ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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FoodShot extends deadline for protein and soil innovation equity & prize

The deadline to submit an application for the 2020 FoodShots Precision Protein and Innovating Soil ...
1 year
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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, ...
1 year
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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: ...
1 year
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Hargol FoodTech launches Biblical Protein in the US

Hargol biblical protein
1 year
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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
1 year
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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 ...
1 year
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Nestlé strikes a deal to acquire collagen food company Vital Proteins

The US collagen brand is a lifestyle and wellness platform offering supplements, beverages, and food ...
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Lebanese all-natural protein bar Chocopro seeks global distributor

Nutritionist Eliane Medawar co-founded Chocopro in 2018
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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 ...
2 years
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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
2 years
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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
2 years
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The protein alternatives investors have their eyes on

Plant-based food products are in the limelight, but a new trend in the market is ...
2 years
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Krave protein snacks sold to Sonoma

Jon Sebastiani, Sonoma founder and managing partner, launched Krave in 2009 before selling the brand ...
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Cargill completes plant-based nugget trial at KFC China

Cargill plans to offer more plant-based products to the foodservice sector
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Sirius and SJJ join $3m funding for Israeli grasshopper protein start-up

Edible insects are gaining momentum as a high-protein, low-cost alternative that is efficient to produce ...
2 years
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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 ...
2 years
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Turn for the better | Editor’s comment

For the challenger brands, now is the time for NPD – for the investors, now ...
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