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Global Food System Carbon Footprint Will Worsen, Transition To ‘Plant-Based Food Inevitable’ Says Credit Suisse Report

5 Mins Read In a new report on the investment case for a sustainable food system, analysts say that the plant-based food transition is “inevitable” and will bring about new opportunities for investors and businesses across the food supply chain. Released by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI), the report also identified the wider alternative protein industry, sustainable […]

Livekindly Collective Bags US$335M For Global Plant-Based Expansion To U.S. & China

3 Mins Read Livekindly Collective has raised US$335 million in its latest financing round, making the company one of the top three highest-funded plant-based firms globally. The new proceeds will go towards the company’s plant-based acquisitions and investments, as well as its global expansion plans, with the U.S. and Chinese markets as its key targets.  Plant-based food group […]

Eat Just Bags US$200M To Ramp Up Production & Fuel Global Growth

4 Mins Read Eat Just, the food tech that pioneered the plant-based egg and became the world’s first to gain regulatory approval for cultured meat, has raised US$200 million in a new round of financing. The funding will go towards accelerating its growth, including increasing capacity, accelerating R&D in both its plant-based and cell-based ventures, and double down […]

Big Idea Ventures Partners With AAK To Push Alternative Protein Ingredient Innovation

3 Mins Read New York and Singapore-based venture capital firm Big Idea Ventures (BIV) and AAK, the Swedish-Danish specialty oils and fats giant, has forged a new partnership to speed up the development of alternative protein ingredient solutions. Investing in BIV’s early-stage food tech fund, AAK will provide capital and its expertise to support the fast-growing cell-based and […]

6 Alt Protein Female VCs Who Are Changing The Future Of Food

6 Mins Read Faced with the challenge of feeding a planet of 10 billion people in the midst of a climate crisis, it’s never been more crucial for the world to shift towards a more sustainable food system. Making it their mission to support entrepreneurs and startups who are innovating solutions for a sustainable, healthy and nutritious food […]

Sustainable Food Ventures: First Rolling Fund For Alt Protein Debuts On AngelList

3 Mins Read Launched by impact investor and plant-based pet food brand Wild Earth founder and CEO Ryan Bethencourt and Mariliis Holm, the former food scientist at cell-based seafood pioneers Finless Foods, Sustainable Food Ventures (SFV) is the first rolling fund on AngelList dedicated to backing future foods companies. The fund will invest in early-stage founders around the […]

Hong Kong & Asian Investors Jump On First Lever VC Asia Alt Protein Fund

3 Mins Read Hong Kong and New York-based alternative protein venture capital fund Lever VC has announced the first close of its Fund I, which is dedicated to investing in early stage plant-based and cell-based protein food tech. Of the US$23 million in committed capital, around 70% came from Hong Kong and Asian family offices, signalling that investors […]