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Meatless Farm Launches Crowdfunding Campaign So Customers Can Back The Plant-Based Meat Brand

4 Mins Read Plant-based meat brand Meatless Farm is providing consumers an opportunity to “grab a share of the M…F… pie” by debuting its retail investor funding round on the crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with hopes to raise GBP£5 million(approx. US$7M) in capital that will go towards product innovation and brand expansion. British-based Meatless Farm is looking to raise GBP£5 million […]

Cargill CEO David MacLennan: Plant-Based To Be ‘10% Of The Market’ & Will Cannibalise Meat Business

3 Mins Read David MacLennan, the chief executive officer of agribusiness giant Cargill, the world’s third-largest meat producer globally, said that the plant-based protein industry will eat into the market share of animal-based products in a few years as the alternative protein sector rapidly expands. U.S.-based agri-giant Cargill, which regularly makes headlines for environmental and social missteps including food […]

New Israeli Startup Hub Looks To Fast Track Sustainable Agri & FoodTech Startups

3 Mins Read Global specialty minerals and chemicals company ICL Group has launched the ICL Planet Startup Hub, which aims to fast track innovative foodtech and agritech startups to the marketplace and provide them with support, including mentoring and investment. Tel Aviv-based ICL Group has set up the ICL Planet Startup Hub to serve early stage, pilot-ready start-ups, […]

Plant-Based Meats Brand Hungry Planet Secures US$25M To Build Capacity For Its Products & Accelerate Growth

3 Mins Read Hungry Planet recently announced that it closed its Series A financing round and secured US$25 million with the funds to help the company build capacity for its plant-based meats and accelerate its growth domestically and internationally. Headquartered in St.Louis, U.S., Hungry Planet’s recent funding round was led by Post Holdings, the same CPG company and the […]

Meatless Farm Opens Facility In Canada To Produce 14,500 Tonnes Of Plant Protein Ingredients For Other Brands By 2023

3 Mins Read British plant-based meat maker Meatless Farm recently opened a Canadian facility in Calgary in order to debut a new business division that will see the startup produce as well as supply plant-based proteins and ingredients to companies across the globe. According to The Grocer, Meatless Farm recently opened an extensive facility in Canada called Lovingly […]

Pulled Barvecue? Welcome To The World’s Largest Plant-Based Smokehouse

3 Mins Read Wood-smoked, plant-based barbecue? U.S. food company Barvecue has announced its plans to open the world’s largest plant-based smokehouse, which will be able to manufacture 800,000 pounds of plant-based barbecue meat annually. Based in North Carolina, U.S., Barvecue plans to open a 10,000 square foot production facility called the Carolina Smokehouse, in July this year. Founded […]

Big Idea Ventures Launch Fund To Support Rural U.S. Economies Through Alt Protein Innovation

4 Mins Read New York and Singapore-based venture capital firm, Big Idea Ventures recently launched a fund to strengthen rural economies across the U.S. through alternative protein innovation and other agricultural technologies. Founded in 2018, Big Idea Ventures (BIV), a venture capital company that invests in early-stage alternative protein innovation has launched the Generation Food Rural Partners (GFRP) […]

California’s New Age Meats Announces US$2M Seed Extension For Hybrid Cultivated & Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read California-based New Age Meats (NAM) recently raised US$2 million in a seed extension round to scale the production of the brand’s hybrid cultivated and plant-based meat. Located in Berkley, California, the cell-based startup, New Age Meats (NAM) secured US$2 million in a round that saw participation from Litani Ventures’ Peter Rahal, ff VC, SOSV, and […]

Cultured Protein: A Guide To Every Cell-Based Meat Startup In The World Right Now

10 Mins Read The alternative protein market is on fire right now, estimated to be worth approximately $2.2Bn, and cultivated meat is expected to play an important role in the shift from traditional meat products. Experienced scientists are engaged in cellular agriculture with the aim of reducing animal-based agriculture’s negative impact on both the planet and the suffering of […]